Monthly Archives: November 2013

Day 57 – Combined Gas Law

Thurs. Nov, 21, 2013 Chemistry 1 – The three separate gas laws can combine into one mathematical model that relates all of the variables that effect gas pressure.  I introduced the class to IFE tables to help organize and predict … Continue reading

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Day 56 – Analyzing the Bowing Ball Lab

Wed. Nov, 20 2013 Chemistry 1 – Yesterday I introduced the differences and similarities of scientific laws and theories.  As student came in today I gave them an “Entry Ticket” to see what they picked up from my introduction.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Day 55 – Bowling Ball Lab on the Lawn

Tues. Nov 19, 2013 Chemistry 1 – First we took a quiz that assessed on the findings of the Gas Pressure Labs. I then lead a discussion on the similarities and differences of scientific laws and scientific theories. I began … Continue reading

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Day 54 – Gas Behavior Model Summaries

Mon. Nov 18, 2013 Chemistry 1 – Lab groups summarized the findings from last weeks 3 gas pressure labs.  I asked each group to summarize the lab results in 4 ways: graphical, verbal, pictorial, and mathematical.  Above is what some … Continue reading

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Day 53 – Bowling Ball Grand Prix

Fri. Nov 15, 2013 Chemistry I – We finalized the analysis of our gas pressure vs. temperature lab.  Because we took the data using Celsius temperature the data was linear, but not direct.  We fixed that by using the Kelvin … Continue reading

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Day 52 – Gas Pressure vs. Temperature

Thurs Nov. 14, 2013     Chemistry 1 – The final gas pressure lab was to change the temperature of the gas.  We did this by immersing a sealed flask into a beaker of water, and heating the water up. … Continue reading

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Day 51 – Linearizing Inverse Data

Wed. Nov 13, 2013 Chemistry 1 – We continued our analysis of variables that affect gas pressure.  Today we analyzed the inverse Pressure vs. Volume data collected yesterday.  I walked the class through creating a Calculated Column in LoggerPro and … Continue reading

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