Boyle's Law Chemistry

background [prelab assignment (10 points) due at the beginning of the lab

1. describe / rationalize the use of graphical analysis to determine the # moles of gas in the system & volume of the tubing.


2. sketch a data table for your experimental measurements (i.e. review the purpose & content of your lab report)


determine the volume of the tubing

determine the number of moles of gas in the system

fulfill various aspects of the NGSS science & engineering standards.


syringe; tubing; pressure transducer; data collection system; thermometer

methods / data analysis

student design


Content of lab report (40 points)

introduction  [10 points]

methods  [5 points]

results  [10 points]

discussion  [15 points]


lab activity source (examples):  site 1  &  site 2  [access 4 / 2009]

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