Classroom Resources: Gases


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  • Mole Concept, Measurements, History, Ideal Gas, Gas Laws | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Video: Amedeo Avogadro Video

    This video tells the story of Amedeo Avogadro, the scientist given credit for the mole concept, but who discovered other things in chemistry too.

  • Combustion, Chemical Change, Chemical Change, Density, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Density | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Liquid and Gas Burning Comparison

    In this demo, students will witness the burning of a substance in its gas and in its liquid states. They will carry out the demonstrations themselves, and compare the results of the two reactions.

  • Combustion, Limiting Reactant, Catalysts, Gas Laws, Stoichiometry, Activation Energy, Enthalpy, Energy Diagrams, Experimental Design | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Launching Rockets

    In this lab, students create a stoichiometric mixture of hydrogen and oxygen gases to launch a soda bottle rocket.

  • Gas Laws, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Ideal Gas, Temperature, Volume, Pressure | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Understanding Gas Laws

    In this activity, students use an online program to investigate gas laws.

  • Density, Density, Chemical Change, Observations, Chemical Change, Combustion | Elementary School, Middle School

    Demonstration: Investigating Gas Density

    In this demonstration, students will observe a reaction between baking soda and vinegar in the presence of a burning candle. The initial environment has plenty of oxygen present in order to sustain the candle’s flame; however the reaction will produce carbon dioxide which will cause the lit candle to extinguish. Students will analyze the outcome and compare the presence of the gases in the container and make determinations about the densities of each.

  • Gas Laws, Pressure, Temperature, Volume | High School

    Lab: Three Station Gas Lab

    In this lab, students will investigate relationships of variables involved with gases. They will draw pictures and explain in words what they observe and why.

  • Pressure | Elementary School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: The Power of Air Pressure

    In this demonstration, students will learn to appreciate the power of air pressure.

  • Gas Laws, Sublimation, Ideal Gas, Volume, Temperature, Pressure, Density, Phase Changes, Interdisciplinary, Density, Physical Change, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Ideal Gas Law using Carbon Dioxide

    In this demonstration, students observe dry ice sublime while the CO2 gas fills a balloon. They then calculate the moles and volume of CO2 produced.

  • Gas Laws, Percent Yield, Stoichiometry, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Error Analysis | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Ideal Gas Law

    In this lab, students use the reaction of an antacid table with water to inflate a balloon. They then use the ideal gas law to determine the number of moles of gas produced by the reaction.

  • Gas Laws, Pressure, Volume | Elementary School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: The Growing Marshmallow

    In this lab, students will investigate the relationship between volume and pressure of a gas, using a plastic syringe and a marshmallow.

  • Gas Laws, Ideal Gas, Volume, Temperature, Pressure, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Density, Graphing, Density, Chemical Change, Stoichiometry, Balancing Equations, Chemical Change, Dimensional Analysis | High School

    Lesson Plan: The Gas Laws Unit Plan

    The AACT high school classroom resource library and multimedia collection has everything you need to put together a unit plan for your classroom: lessons, activities, labs, projects, videos, simulations, and animations. We constructed a unit plan using AACT resources that is designed to teach the Gas Laws to your students.

  • Gas Laws, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Ideal Gas, Temperature, Volume, Pressure, Density, Density, Experimental Design, Scientific Method | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Hot Air Balloon

    In this activity, students use their knowledge of Charles’ law to build a hot air balloon and evaluate its design.

  • Stoichiometry, Dimensional Analysis, Mole Concept, Gas Laws, Ideal Gas, Molarity, Concentration, Electrolysis, Electrons | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Stoichiometry Set-up Method

    In this lesson, students will learn how to follow a process of visual cues in combination with a step-by-step problem solving method for different types of stoichiometric problems. This method can be particularly beneficial for students who struggle with completing multi-step calculations.

  • Temperature, History, Interdisciplinary, Chemical Change, Temperature, Heat | Middle School, High School

    Lab: Greenhouse Gas Simulation

    In this lab, students will create two simulations of the Earth’s atmosphere. They will compare a control model with a one that has an increased presence of carbon dioxide gas in order to analyze how this effects temperature. They will also complete research in order to learn more about the makeup of the Earth’s atmosphere.

  • Gas Laws, Density, Temperature, Pressure, Volume | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Gases Unit Plan

    In this lesson, students will investigate gases similar to how scientists learned about them “back in the day.” Students begin by investigating gas behavior, then they investigate gas density and use this to interpret Avogadro’s hypothesis that gases under the same conditions combine in simple whole number ratios.

  • Pressure, Gas Laws, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Temperature, Volume, Molecular Motion, Intermolecular Forces | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Gas Pressure

    In this lab, students will understand what causes pressure in a container and the variables that affect pressure (volume, temperature, number of moles) by mimicking molecular motion of gases.

  • Gas Laws, Pressure, Volume, Temperature, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Graphing | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Simulation Activity: Gas Laws

    In this simulation, students will investigate three of the fundamental gas laws, including Boyle’s Law, Charles’ Law and Gay-Lussac’s Law. Students will have the opportunity to visually examine the effect of changing the associated variables of pressure, volume, or temperature in each situation. Also, students will analyze the gas samples at the particle level as well as manipulate quantitative data in each scenario. Finally students will interpret trends in the data by examining the graph associated with each of the gas laws. This lesson accompanies the simulation from the November 2015 issue of Chemistry Solutions.

  • Gas Laws, Rate of Effusion | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Gas Laws

    In this activity, students will examine gas laws by carrying out several computer simulations.

  • Kinetic Molecular Theory, Pressure, Gas Laws, Volume, Temperature, SI Units, Molecular Motion | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Simulation Activity: Gas Law Variables

    In this simulation, students investigate variables of a gas. From the computer models, they can see how pressure, temperature, and volume effect gas behavior.

  • Density, Pressure, Temperature, Volume, Density, Error Analysis, Error Analysis, Measurements | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Gas Density and Relative Molecular Mass

    In this lab, students will quantitatively determine the densities of four gases.

  • Chemical Change, Density, Chemical Change, Density | Elementary School, Middle School, High School

    Demonstration: Fire Extinguisher

    In this demonstration, students will observe a chemical reaction, and see how the product can be used to extinguish a fire.

  • Chemical Change, Pressure, Reaction Rate, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change, Conservation of Matter | Elementary School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Rocket Challenge

    In this lab, students will have the opportunity to construct a rocket, with the challenges of both designing it and preparing a chemical reaction for its “fuel” in order to propel the rocket over the furthest distance. Students will investigate available materials, quantities and ratios during allotted planning and testing phases. Student will record their plans, modifications and designs during the process. The lab will culminate with a competition amongst students to see whose rocket will travel the longest distance.

  • Kinetic Molecular Theory, Ideal Gas, Gas Laws, Volume, Temperature, Graphing, Accuracy, Error Analysis | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Finding Absolute Zero

    In this lab, students will experimentally determine the value for absolute zero in degrees Celsius.

  • Gas Laws, Pressure, Volume, Temperature, Graphing | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Exploring Gases

    In this lab, students will investigate the relationship between the variables of temperature, volume and pressure. Students will engage in three lab station activities that each demonstrate a particular gas law. Students will interpret the results, graph data points and relate given data sets to each of the three gas laws.

  • Density, Density, Observations, Inferences | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Qualitative Look at Gas Density

    In this demo, students witness three types of gases and observe their relative densities to air.

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