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Hot Molecules

Updated on 03/09/2015

Activity Overview

In this lesson, students will observe and make predictions about the motion and pressure of the molecules of a confined gas as the temperature is increased or decreased.

Objectives

  • Students will observe the motion of molecules with changes in temperature.
  • Students will observe the relationship between temperature and pressure of a confined gas.
  • Students will predict the effect of a change in temperature on the pressure of a confined gas.

Vocabulary

  • gas
  • heat
  • molecule
  • pressure
  • temperature

About the Lesson

This lesson requires students to observe and make predictions about the motion and pressure of the molecules of a confined gas as the temperature is increased or decreased.

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