FC: Gas Laws Webquest!!! | By Christian Robinson, Jeremy Pegram, Stefan Bucklin & Sarah Sullivan
1: Purpose: You have just been certified as a scuba instructor but...You know NOTHING about scuba diving therefore you must learn about gas! You must learn as much as possible and then distribute the information in a helpful powerpoint presentation.
2: Background Information about Gas: You can go to these sites to gain more insight about the gas laws http://www.chemtutor.com/gases.htm http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/GasLaw/KMT-Gas-Laws.html http://science.howstuffworks.com/framed.htm?parent=question493.htm&url=http://www.iantd.com/rebreather/phys.html
3: Background Information about Scuba: http://marinemedical.com/articles/scuba_response.htm http://www.chm.bris.ac.uk/webprojects2001/meeraus/physicallaws.html http://science.howstuffworks.com/framed.htm?parent=question493.htm&url=http://scuba-doc.com/
4: Experiment In order to learn more about how water reacts with air you will do a fun experiment! Materials: Handkerchief Bowl of water Jar that is small enough to fit inside bowl Procedure: 1.Fill the bowl with water. 2. Stick the handkerchief inside of a jar so that it is secure. Make sure it won't fall out. 3. Holding the glass so that its mouth is down, put the glass deep into the pot of water and hold it there. After a minute or two, pull the glass out of the water and remove the handkerchief. The handkerchief is dry effectively illustrating the effect of pressure!
5: Questions How did the handkerchief stay in place? Why didn't the handkerchief become soaked in water? How can this be used in the scuba diving world? Example: Goggles Write a conclusion to this experiment.
6: Congratulations! You've finished and are now an intelligent scuba instructor!
7: Grading Rubric A: Project is complete and displays extensive knowledge of gas through both the powerpoint and experiment. The presentaion of the powerpoint is engaging and creative B: Project is complete and displays knowledge of gas. Powerpoint is engaging. C. Project is complete and Experiment is coomplete. D: Project is missing pieces and is not well done. F: Project is not complete at all and student displays no knowledge of gas.