Gas Pressure and Volume Relationship

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Do your high school scientists know the four methods scientists use to communicate information? A simple experiment discovering the relationship between gas pressure and volume allows pupils to practice all four. After completing the experiment, scholars explain the results in words, a table, a graph, and by discovering a mathematical equation.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Review the proper way to record data in the table
  • Discuss the benefits of the method over the one Robert Boyle used in 1662
Classroom Considerations
  • Relies on prior knowledge of the characteristics of gases, pressure, volume, and inverse versus direct relationships
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  • Includes extension ideas
  • Connects science, technology, history, and math
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