Day 129: Gas Law Mini-Labs with PhET
Over the next few days in chemistry, we will be using the PhET simulations to do 3 mini labs:
Pressure as a function of number of gas particles
Pressure as a function of the size of the box
Pressure as a function of gas temperature
We’ve been using energy and collisions as mechanism to model diffusion, thermal expansion of liquids, thermometers, drinking through straws, and barometers. So I really like this simulation because of the visualization of the gas particles to show energy and collisions.