Thursday, 2/1/18- A Day

Remember: As long as you act like a scientist when we do science, you will be treated like a scientist and conduct investigations. If not, you get to watch the rest of us do science.


How does temperature affect the particles in a gas?

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now- Get out your science notebook and add to your Table of Contents- “Particles in Gas -p.45” (Right Side). Head page 45 properly with “Particles in Gas- 2/1/18.”
  2. Demonstration- Basketball and Compressed Air- How do these demonstrations show that gas is matter? Answer questions 1 & 2 on handout.
  3. Investigation- How does temperature affect the particles in a gas? On ISN p.45, determine the experimental variables and a hypothesis for the key question. Read procedure on handout. Review Science Safety Regulations and complete Lab Safety Checklist- Before You Begin. Review Table Group Member Responsibilities. Begin Lab! Draw a picture of your observations in the space below questions 4 & 5 and answer What Did You Observe? questions #4 & 5.