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Curriculum Framework - Spring 2001

Chemistry, Grade 10-11

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Additional Ideas for Developing Investigations and Learning Experiences and Suggested Extensions to Learning in Technology/Engineering are in Appendix III.

Gases and Kinetic Molecular Theory

Broad Concept: The behavior of gases can be explained by the Kinetic Molecular Theory.

6.1 Using the kinetic molecular theory, explain the relationship between pressure and volume (Boyle's law), volume and temperature (Charles' law), and the number of particles in a gas sample (Avogadro's hypothesis).
6.2 Explain the relationship between temperature and average kinetic energy.
6.3 Perform calculations using the ideal gas law.
6.4 Describe the conditions under which a real gas deviates from ideal behavior.
6.5 Interpret Dalton's empirical Law of Partial Pressures and use it to calculate partial pressures and total pressures.
6.6 Use the combined gas law to determine changes in pressure, volume, or temperature.

Boldface type indicates core standards for full-year courses. An asterisk (*) indicates core standards for integrated courses.

Last Updated: May 1, 2001
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