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This item is a middle school lesson plan developed specifically for use with the PhET simulation "Gas Properties". It provides step-by-step instructions for setting up the simulation…
  
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P. Sokolsky
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This resource is a set of three web-based labs for grades 7-9 relating volume, temperature, and pressure of a contained gas. The interactive labs are designed to promote inquiry in…
  
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K. Forinash
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This web page contains a simulation of Brownian motion. One larger particle represents a macroscopically visible object (pollen grain) and smaller particles represent water…
  
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This web page contains a microscopic simulation on the pressure of a gas in a closed container. Particles in the gas interact with each other and the walls of the container. The…
  
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This website contains a java applet which demonstrates Archimedes' Principle as well as the ideal gas law through the idealization of a common toy, the Cartesian diver.
  
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This web page is an interactive physics simulation on adiabatic expansion of an ideal gas. The page displays a simulation of gas particles in a container, and a pressure versus…
  
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This applet experiments with a helium balloon, a hot air balloon, or a rigid sphere filled with different gases. The user can discover what makes some balloons float and others sink.…
  
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This simulation provides a highly visual, interactive way for students to explore gas properties. As they pump gas molecules into a chamber, they control volume, add/remove heat, and…
  
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This site has links to a series of applets relating to physics. The subjects include topics in mechanics, oscillations and waves, electrodynamics, optics, thermodynamics, relativity,…
  
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In this interdisciplinary lab, students integrate chemistry and physics concepts by measuring the volume of helium gas in an irregularly-shaped Mylar balloon. The lab provides a…