Ideal Gas Law: Apply to Save a Life (NEW)

Time to complete course: 25 min.

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About Ideal Gas Law: Apply to Save a Life (NEW) Virtual Lab Simulation

This short, targeted simulation is adapted from the full-length “Ideal Gas Law” simulation.

Do you know that you can save a life using the ideal gas law?  In the Ideal Gas Law simulation, you will define the physical concept of temperature and absolute zero. You’ll learn about the relationship between pressure, volume and temperature in gases using gas thermometry. 

Explore your workbench

Your first mission in the Ideal Gas Law simulation will be to have a look at the equipment at your disposal and acknowledge what you would need for your experiment. Learn the roles of each piece of equipment and how they will play a part in your gas thermometry.

Experiment with gas thermometry

Handling extreme temperatures is not a hazard as long as you’re a part of this simulation! Observe the changes in the pressure of an ideal gas as you cool it down from the temperature of boiling water to the temperature of boiling nitrogen. You are lucky you’re in a virtual lab as this means you can speed up time for the pressure to reach equilibrium! You will have complete freedom to repeat the experiment with any amount of gas and to define the absolute zero temperature. 

Are you ready to apply the Ideal Gas Law and everything you learned in gas thermometry in order to assist the transfer of an organ for a transplant surgery?

Report back to the paramedics

Once you have completed your experiment and have collected all of your data, your final mission would be to share the results with the paramedics so that they can keep the organ safe and sound in the correct pressure and temperature conditions to make it all the way to the hospital. 

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Use the Gas Thermometry technique to validate the Ideal Gas Law. Define the absolute zero temperature by carrying out a gas thermometry experiment; handling extreme temperatures with the help of your assistant.

Techniques in Lab

  • Ideal Gas Law
  • Gas thermometry

Learning Objectives

  • Define the relationship between pressure, volume and temperature in gases using gas thermometry
  • Apply the Ideal Gas Law

Simulation Features

Length – 25 minutes
Accessibility mode – Available
Languages – English

Examples of Related Standards

University

Physics and Chemistry related 1st year

NGSS

No direct alignment

IB

No direct alignment

AP

Physics 2 Unit 2.2 Pressure, thermal Equilibrium, and the ideal gas law
Chemistry Unit 3.4 Ideal gas law

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