Chemistry: Charles's Law (Gas Laws)

Gay-Lussac first published the law relating the volume and temperature of gas, but he kindly credited Charles in what is now known as Charles's Law. Part of Socratica's chemistry playlist, the video explains Charles's Law. It also works through two examples using the formula.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create additional practice problems for young scientists to solve independently
  • Use a balloon to test Charles's Law in the science lab
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of solving basic equations

  • Includes closed captioning in English for the hearing impaired
  • Works well as an introduction or a review

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