Sitting on Nails-Boyle's Law
Learners experience pressure as a force per unit area in this experiment with a board of nails. In this physics lesson, students discover Boyle's law as they perform experiments with pressure.
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Gas Laws: What Can a Basketball Teach us About the Gas Laws?
Ever have a tire or basketball that has no leaks go flat? The lesson starts with that scenario and scholars use a simulation on the computer to learn about three gas laws. The next day, hands-on experiments reinforce the same concepts.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Effects of Underwater Pressure on the Body
Exactly what causes the the pain you feel when diving to the deep end of a pool? Find out with this short video that explores the physical laws governing the behavior of gases and the ways they affect marine life and scuba divers that...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The ABC's of Gas: Avogadro, Boyle, Charles
Using chalkboard animation, this video thoroughly explains the three empirical gas laws: Avogadro's, Boyle's, and Charles'. Use it as an introduction when teaching young chemists about the properties and behavior of gases.
3 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable