# Classroom Resources: Gases

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• Gas Laws, Pressure, Measurements, Molar Mass, Ideal Gas, Partial Pressure, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Molar Mass of Butane

In this lab, students will experimentally determine the molar mass of butane using Dalton’s law and the ideal gas law. They will also calculate the percent error and explain possible sources of error.

• Percent Composition, Ideal Gas | High School

### Lesson Plan: Investigating Popcorn with the Ideal Gas Law

In this lab, students will collect data to determine the pressure inside a popcorn kernel when it pops using the Ideal Gas Law. They will also calculate the percentage of water present in the average popcorn kernel. This resource includes two versions of the student activity, traditional and inquiry.

• Gas Laws, Pressure, Measurements, Molar Mass, Ideal Gas, Partial Pressure, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Determination of the Molar Mass of Butane

In this lab, students will experimentally determine the molar mass of a gas, specifically butane (C4H10), by collection over water. This experiment is an inquiry based experiment for 2nd year chemistry or AP chemistry students who have previously collected an insoluble gas.

• Gas Laws, Stoichiometry, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Ideal Gas, Partial Pressure | High School

### Lab: Determination of the Ideal Gas Law Constant

In this lab, students will collect a gas sample over water and use multiple scientific principles including stoichiometry and gas laws to experimentally determine the Ideal Gas Law Constant (R).

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

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

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

### Activity: Understanding Gas Laws

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

• Physical Properties, Gas Laws, Pressure, Ideal Gas, Volume, Graphing, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Boyle's Law

In this lab, students stack books on top of a closed syringe and use the volume change to determine the mass of the books.

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

### 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.

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

### Activity: Hot Air Balloon

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

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

• Observations, Density, Temperature, Gas Laws, Density, Pressure, Physical Change, Identifying an Unknown, Molar Mass, Ideal Gas, Volume, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Molar Mass of Dry Ice

In this lab, students will use gas laws to calculate the molar mass of dry ice and then use the information to identify the compound that makes up this substance.

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

### Lab: Finding Absolute Zero

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

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

### 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, Gas Laws, Pressure, Interdisciplinary, Stoichiometry, Ideal Gas, Volume | High School

### Lesson Plan: Mechanisms and Properties of Airbags

In this lesson students will learn about the mechanisms and properties of airbags, and examine the choice of airbag inflator from several points of view.