# ALEX Lesson Plan

## Gas Laws in the World of Aeronautics

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 Author: Whitney Swinney System: Colbert County School: Colbert County Board Of Education And Author: Jennifer Lauderdale System: Marion County School: Phillips High School The event this resource created for: NASA
General Lesson Information
 Lesson Plan ID: 34414 Title: Gas Laws in the World of Aeronautics Overview/Annotation: Students investigate the properties of gasses using the gas laws and explore the application to aeronautics. This lesson is adapted from the NASA Education Guide Pushing the Envelope: A NASA Guide to Engines.  The activities used include the following:  Gas Laws (pg 27-28); Gas Law Problems - Boyle's Law (pg 29-30); Gas Law Problems - Charles's Law (pg 31-32); Gas Law Problems - Gay Lussac's Law (pg 33-34); Air Density (pg 61-62). This lesson was created as part of the 2016 NASA STEM Standards of Practice Project, a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.
Associated Standards and Objectives
Content Standard(s):
 Science SC2015 (2015) Grade: 9-12 Chemistry 7 ) Plan and carry out investigations to explain the behavior of ideal gases in terms of pressure, volume, temperature, and number of particles. a. Use mathematics to describe the relationships among pressure, temperature, and volume of an enclosed gas when only the amount of gas is constant. b. Use mathematical and computational thinking based on the ideal gas law to determine molar quantities.

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Primary Learning Objective(s):

Students will investigate and report what happens to a gas when changes are made to variables such as volume, temperature and gravity of the gas and how it all relates to aeronautics.