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Investigation 9: Behavior of Gases

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Gas Diffusion

In this lab experience, students determine that smaller gases diffuse faster than heavier gases and that hotter gases diffuse faster than colder gases. They discuss how these ideas relate to weather-related phenomena such as winds.

Materials Included in Kit
Consumable:
Ammonium hydroxide, concentrated 14.7 M, NH4OH, 100 mL
Hydrochloric acid, concentrated,12.1 M, 30 mL
Phenolphthalein solution, 1%, 100 mL
Thymol blue solution, 0.04%, 100 mL
Cotton balls, pkg/300
Non-Consumable:
Glass diffusion tubes, 14-mm wide by 30-cm long, 20
Medicine droppers, glass, 24
Rubber stoppers, size 00, 90
Additional Materials Required
Beral Pipets, Graduated, Pkg. of 20, 1
Bottles, Washing, Polyethylene, 250-mL, 10
Bunsen Burner, Adjustable, Natural Gas, 10
Forceps, 10
Single Buret Clamp, Plastic-Coated Jaw, 20
Support Stand, Economy Choice, 20

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The Ideal Gas Law

In this lab experience, students carry out an investigation to determine an experimental value for the ideal gas constant, R.

Materials Included in Kit
Consumable:
Copper wire, Cu, 18 gauge, 1.8 meters
Hydrochloric acid, HCl, 2 M, 500 mL
Magnesium ribbon, Mg, 1 cm pieces, 2
Additional Materials Required
Beakers, Borosilicate Glass, 600 mL, 10
Bottles, Washing, Polyethylene, 250-mL, 10
Crimping Tool, 10
Flinn Digital Thermometer, 10
Flinn Scientific Electronic Balance, 120 x 0.001-g, 10
Cylinder, Borosilicate Glass, 25 mL, 10
Rubber Stoppers, 1 lb, Size #0, Black, One-Hole, 1
Rubber Stoppers, 1 lb, Size #1, Black, One-Hole, 1
Ruler, Metric, Clear, 30 cm, 10
Weather Center, 1

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What’s In a Container?

In this lab experience, students learn that gas pressure is directly related to temperature, and that the presence or absence of a gas in a container dramatically impacts the container’s structural integrity.

Materials Included in Kit
Non-Consumable:
Metal can with screw top lid, 10

Additional Materials Required
Flinn Digital Hot Plate, 7" x 7", 10
Zetex™ Gloves for High and Low Temperatures, 10
Water Bath, 0.5-L, 10

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Compressibility

In this lab experience, students carry out an investigation to compare the compressibilities of the three states of matter.

Materials Included in Kit
Non-Consumable:
Syringe, 140 mL, 8
Syringe extenders, pkg/10
Stopcocks, pkg/10
Syringe tip caps, bag of 10

Additional Materials Required
Beakers, Borosilicate Glass, 50 mL, 8
Flask, Erlenmeyer, Borosilicate Glass, 250 mL, 8

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Cartesian Divers

In this lab experience, students use their knowledge of the properties of gases to design three Cartesian divers that descend in a predetermined order in a 1 L plastic bottle filled with water.

Materials Included in Kit
Consumable:
Hex nuts, 100
Pipette, Beral-type, disposable,100
Plastic soda bottle, 1-L, 10

Additional Materials Required
Beakers, Borosilicate Glass, 600-mL, 10

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Relationships between Gas Variables

In this lab experience, students carry out an investigation to determine how gas pressure is related to gas volume and how gas temperature is related to gas volume.

Materials Included in Kit
Consumable:
Sodium chloride, NaCl, 120 g
Petroleum jelly, foilpac, 5 g, pkg/10
Wood splint, pkg/100
Non-Consumable:
Syringe tip cap, 10
Syringe, disposable, 35 mL, 10
Wooden base with large pre-drilled hole, 10
Additional Materials Required
Beakers, Borosilicate Glass, 600 mL, 40
Beaker Tongs with protective sleeves, 10
Beral Pipets, Graduated, Pkg. of 20, 1
Flinn Digital Hot Plate, 7" x 7", 10
Flinn Digital Pocket Thermometer, Economy Choice, 10
Flinn Scientific Electronic Balance, 510 x 0.1-g, 10
Gloves, Terrycloth, General Purpose, 10
Spatulas, Disposable, Box of 300, 10
Stirring Rods, Glass, 10
Weighing Dishes, Disposable, 1-5/8" x 1-5/8" x 5/16", Pkg. of 500, 10