ERIC Number: EJ940769
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
Gas Property Demonstrations Using Plastic Water Bottles
Campbell, Dean J.; Bannon, Stephen J.; Gunter, Molly M.
Journal of Chemical Education, v88 n6 p784-785 Jun 2011
Plastic water bottles are convenient containers for demonstrations of gas properties illustrating Boyle's law, Charles's law, and Avogadro's law. The contents of iron-based disposable hand warmer packets can be used to remove oxygen gas from the air within an unfilled plastic water bottle.
Descriptors: Plastics, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, College Science, Science Experiments
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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