Collecting and Identifying Gases

How do you catch something that can't be seen, has no odor, and makes no sound? Discover the common methods of gas collection in this first of a ten-part video series. Learners see how the properties of density and solubility are used to determine which process is appropriate.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Prepare a worksheet depicting the gas collection methods and have the class name them, describe the process, and make note of examples while watching the video
  • Expects some prior knowledge of density and solubility
Classroom Considerations

  • Enable subtitles if possible  
Pros

  • The built-in pause allows teachers to formatively check for understanding at the midpoint of the video
  • The lesson is presented with simple graphics and clear instruction
Cons

  • None