Introduction to Gases - chapter 10

Introduction to Gases - chapter 10

Author: carolyn fruin

I know I have mastered the learning targets when I know

  • why the National Weather Service releases baloons without them being completely full.
  • throwing an aerosol spray can into a fire would be a dumb thing to do even if my friends tell me it's cool.
  • that my yogurt from Minnesota might shoot out into my face when I open it as a snack in the Denver airport.


Learning Targets:

  • I can state the kinetic-molecular theory and describe how it explains certain properties of matter.
  • I can list the five assumptions of KMT.
  • Using the kinetic molecular theory, I can explain the behavior of gases and the relationship between pressure and volume (Boyle’s law), volume and temperature (Charles’s law), pressure and temperature (Gay-Lussac’s law), and the number of particles in a gas sample (Avogadro’s hypothesis).
  • I can define pressure, describe how it is measured, and convert between units.
  • I can state the standard conditions of temperature and pressure.
  • I understand the contributions of Boyle, Charles, and Gay-Lussac to gas laws.
  • I can use the combined gas law to determine changes in pressure, volume, and temperature.
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Preview - Introduction to Gases Video Guide

This power point is the blank student version to fill in as you view the flash version of the lecture.

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Introduction to Gases Videos

Watch these flash video power points for a background on chapters 10 and 11 in Holt - Modern Chemistry.

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Nature of Gases Power Point (chapter 10)

This power point covers the Kinetic Molecular Theory through the combined gas laws.

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Gas Law Simulations

Each of the following is a simulation that illustrates the specific gas law we discussed in class.

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Can you verbally explain what you are seeing in terms of the relationships between, volume, temperture and pressure?