Boyle's Law Honors Chemistry

background [prelab assignment (15 points) due at the beginning of the lab; put a copy in your lab NB]

*  describe / rationalize the use of graphical analysis to determine the # moles of gas in the system & volume of the tubing. [hint: use the ideal gas equation (which incorporates Boyle's law) and the relationship between the volume of the system, volume of the tubing, and the volume of the syringe]


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

*  describe the syntax / protocol in using MS Excel to generate a graph and to transform pressure to reciprocal pressure. as appropriate, include sketches / screen shots to clarify your response


using graphical analysis, determine the

volume of the tubing

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 ( 30 points)

introduction  [5 points]

methods  [5 points]

results  [10 points]

discussion  [10 points]


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writing mathematics

use in-text citation and bibliography as appropriate