Using Visual Examples to Teach Boyle's Law

Grades 9-12 / Science / Chemistry
Lesson Objective
Make sense of Boyle's law with demonstrations and concrete models
Length
8 min
Questions to Consider
How does the use of marshmallows and shaving cream make the concept more concrete for students?
How do the atoms on sticks help students develop a mental model of particle movement?
Note how Mr. Groves connects the visual and concrete models back to the equation.

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Lesson Idea Using Visual Examples to Teach Boyle's Law

Grades 9-12 / Science / Chemistry

Using Visual Examples to Teach Boyle's Law