Gas Pressure in a Syringe

Explore how a particle model of gases works to predict the behavior of a syringe under various conditions.

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Explore why it is difficult to pull back on a capped syringe and why the plunger moves back in when you let go. Compress a capped syringe that has air in it, and observe what happens to the air molecules both inside and outside of the syringe to explain the behavior of the syringe.
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<a href="Array">The Concord Consortium. Gas Pressure in a Syringe. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2016, November 28.</a>

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Gas Pressure in a Syringe (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 28), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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Gas Pressure in a Syringe (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 28), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

APA
Gas Pressure in a Syringe. (2016, November 28). Retrieved 2017, August 20, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/Array

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This activity runs entirely in a Web browser. Preferred browsers are: Google Chrome (versions 30 and above), Safari (versions 7 and above), Firefox (version 30 and above), Internet Explorer (version 10 or higher), and Microsoft's Edge.

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Grade Level
High School
Subject
Chemistry, Physics
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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