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Boyle's Law

Published on 12/05/2010

Activity Overview

Students will find the relationship between pressure and volume. By gathering the pressure as the volume is varied using a pressure probe.


  • Describe and apply Boyle's law.


About the Lesson

The following questions will guide student exploration during this activity:

  • How is the pressure of a gas related to its volume if the temperature and number of moles of the gas are kept constant?

  • Students will use a pressure sensor to measure the pressure exerted by different volumes of air.