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Innovating Science® - Physical Characteristics of Gases

Physical Characteristics of Gases

Product # IS6509

The gas laws (Boyle's, Charles's and Gay-Lussc's) are simple mathematical relationships between volume, temperature and pressure. By varying one component you can measure the effect on the other three. Gases are for the most part invisible, they cannot be observed as readily as a solid or liquid and are often examined and analyzed through some measureable physical characteristics of the gas. Properties such as volume, pressure, temperature, and moles (number of particles) are very important in describing gases. Equally important is the fact that these characteristics have some consistent mathematical relationships that led to the development of the gas laws and, eventually, the ideal gas law. Using the Innovating Science dispensers and your temperature and pressure sensors will enable your students to measure and plot measurable characteristics of gas. Includes Teachers manual and enough materials for 15 groups.

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*

Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS3.A; PS3.B
Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-4; HS-PS1-3; HS-PS3-2; HS-PS3-4
Cross Cutting Concepts: Cause and Effect; Patterns; Energy and Matter; Systems and System Models
Engineering Practices: Developing and Using Models; Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

Kit Includes:
15 Gas Law Demonstration Apparatus
15 Rubber Stoppers, 2-hole
15 Rubber Stoppers, 1-hole

Required: Temperature and Pressure Sensors

DOT Info:

*"Next Generation Science Standards" is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Phthalates, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. For more information go to

Innovating Science® products are For Laboratory Use Only

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