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Homework
Labs
1. Avogadro's Law
Avogadro's Law problem set
Avogadro's Law lab
2. Charles' Law
Charles' Law problem set
Charles' Law lab
3. Molar specific heat of gases ( Pages 646 - 649 of PSE )
Problems 12, 13a, 14, 15c, 22 page 661 of PSE
Heat Capacity of gases
4. Boyle's Law and the Ideal Gas Law
Ideal gas law problem set
Ideal Gas Law lab

Benchmarks Projects

The Solar Hot Air Ballon
What does one working balloon look like? (This uses fire instead of solar heating)

2013
ZoeAndJacob
Adam
Jennifer1 (It's pretty distant at this point)
Jennifer2 (Video)
KyraAndLuke1
KyraAndLuke2
KayvonAndJack
MorganAndChris1
MorganAndChris2
MorganAndChris3
JacobAndBella

2012
HonorDylan2012
RachelIsabel2012
LaunchingFromSportsChalet
FloatingWestSideTowers
IsabelRachelLaunch
HonorPriorToLaunch

2011
HotAirBalloon2011 - Wi-Fi.m4v
Honors: Solar powered hot air balloon (Instructions)
3) Analysis Questions:

What
When
1. Introduce the transition from thermodynamics to gas laws.
2. Introduction to Avogadro's Law
3. Homework due next class: Avogadro's Law problem set
Section 1: Tuesday 29 October 2013 (10:55 - 12:10)
Section 2: Tuesday 29 October 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Monday 28 October 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Go over Avogadro's Law problem set
2. Discuss the setup of Avogadro's law lab (Example: Avogadro's Law lab)
Section 1: Wednesday 30 October 2013 (8:30 - 9:45)
Section 2: Thursday 31 October 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
Section 3: Tuesday 29 October 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
1. Run Avogadro's Law lab
2. Review analysis questions.
3. Lab writeup due a week after taking data.
Section 1: Thursday 31 October 2013 (2:20 - 3:35)
Section 2: Friday 1 November 2013 (12:45 - 2:00)
Section 3: Friday 1 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Introduction to Charles' Law
2. Homework: Charles' Law problem set
3. Homework due next class
Section 1: Tuesday 5 November 2013 (10:55 - 12:10)
Section 2: Tuesday 5 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Monday 4 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Go over Charles' Law problem set
2. Plan out running Charles' law lab
Section 1: Wednesday 6 November 2013 (8:30 - 9:45)
Section 2: Thursday 7 November 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
Section 3: Tuesday 5 November 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
1. Run Charles' Law lab
2. Lab writeup due a week after taking data.
Section 1: Thursday 7 November 2013 (2:20 - 3:35)
Section 2: Friday 8 November 2013 (12:45 - 2:00)
Section 3: Friday 8 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Introduction to molar specific heat of gases ( Pages 646 - 649 of PSE )
2. Homework on molar specific heat ( Problems 13a, 14, 22 page 661 of PSE )
3. Homework due following class
Section 1: Tuesday 12 November 2013 (10:55 - 12:10)
Section 2: Tuesday 12 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Monday 11 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Go over homework on molar specific heat
2. Plan out molar specific heat lab (Analysis questions).
Section 1: Wednesday 13 November 2013 (8:30 - 9:45)
Section 2: Thursday 14 November 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
Section 3: Tuesday 12 November 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
1. Run molar specific heat lab
2. Lab writeup due a week after taking data.
Section 1: Thursday 14 November 2013 (2:20 - 3:35)
Section 2: Friday 15 November 2013 (12:45 - 2:00)
Section 3: Friday 15 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Intro on Boyle's Law and the Ideal Gas Law
2. Homework due the following Monday: Ideal gas law problem set
Section 1: Tuesday 19 November 2013 (10:55 - 12:10)
Section 2: Tuesday 19 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Monday 18 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Go over Ideal gas law problem set
2. Plan out running the ideal gas law lab
Section 1: Wednesday 20 November 2013 (8:30 - 9:45)
Section 2: Thursday 21 November 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
Section 3: Tuesday 19 November 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
1. Run Ideal Gas Law lab
2. Writeup due the following Thursday at midnight
Section 1: Thursday 21 November 2013 (2:20 - 3:35)
Section 2: Friday 22 November 2013 (12:45 - 2:00)
Section 3: Friday 22 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Introduce hot air balloon project
2. Instructions
Section 1: Tuesday 26 November 2013 (10:55 - 12:10)
Section 2: Tuesday 26 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Monday 25 November 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Hot air balloon project day 1
Section 1: Tuesday 3 December 2013 (10:55 - 12:10)
Section 2: Tuesday 3 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Tuesday 26 November 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
1. Hot air balloon project day 2
Section 1: Wednesday 4 December 2013 (8:30 - 9:45)
Section 2: Thursday 5 December 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
Section 3: Monday 2 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Hot air balloon project day 3
Section 1: Thursday 5 December 2013 (2:20 - 3:35)
Section 2: Friday 6 December 2013 (12:45 - 2:00)
Section 3: Tuesday 3 December 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
1. Hot air balloon project day 4
Section 1: Tuesday 10 December 2013 (10:55 - 12:10)
Section 2: Tuesday 10 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Friday 6 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Hot air balloon project day 5
Section 1: Wednesday 11 December 2013 (8:30 - 9:45)
Section 2: Thursday 12 December 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
Section 3: Monday 9 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Hot air balloon project day 6
Section 1: Thursday 12 December 2013 (2:20 - 3:35)
Section 2: Friday 13 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Tuesday 10 December 2013 (1:00 - 2:15)
1. Hot air balloon project day 7
Section 1: Tuesday 17 December 2013 (10:55 - 12:10)
Section 2: Tuesday 17 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
Section 3: Friday 13 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)
1. Hot air balloon project day 8
Section 1: Wednesday 18 December 2013 (8:30 - 9:45)
Section 2:
Section 3: Monday 16 December 2013 (9:35 - 10:50)