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Chemistry - Gases and Their Properties


Chemistry - Gases and Their Properties
Chemistry - Gases and Their Properties

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Course Description

Gases behave differently from either solids or liquids, so there are different methods for understanding their behaviour. Having neither fixed volume nor shape gases are moulded entirely by the container in which they are held and from this it is possible to measure their behaviour by measuring properties such as pressure, volume, temperature and number of molecules. This free online chemistry course will introduce the concept of the ideal gas and the ideal gas law which is a good indicator of the behaviour of gases under many different conditions. The various components in the ideal gas law are explained in clear terms and you will see that by using equations you will understand how the impact of a change to one property, for example temperature, will impact on the other properties. Where there are multiple gases in a container you will be shown how to work out their partial pressure relative to the total pressure. This free online chemistry course will be of great interest to all students who wish to pursue a career in any of the sciences such as chemistry, physics, biology or geology, and to the individual learner who simply wants to learn and understand how gases behave.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand how gases behave under pressure; - Recognise the characteristics of an Ideal gas; - Learn how to calculate the pressure of a gas filled container; - See how changes to pressure, temperature or volume affect each other; - Learn how solve for any part of the Ideal Gas Equation; - Understand the core units of measure for temperature.


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Module Title
Module 1: Understanding Gases and Their Properties
Module 2: Understanding Gases and Their Properties Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 17 reviews
Course Title: Chemistry - Gases and Their Properties
Course #: 494
Course Publisher: Khan Academy
Course Category: 85
Content Origin:
Course Description: Gases behave differently from either solids or liquids, so there are different methods for understanding their behaviour. Having neither fixed volume nor shape gases are moulded entirely by the container in which they are held and from this it is possible to measure their behaviour by measuring properties such as pressure, volume, temperature and number of molecules. This free online chemistry course will introduce the concept of the ideal gas and the ideal gas law which is a good indicator of the behaviour of gases under many different conditions. The various components in the ideal gas law are explained in clear terms and you will see that by using equations you will understand how the impact of a change to one property, for example temperature, will impact on the other properties. Where there are multiple gases in a container you will be shown how to work out their partial pressure relative to the total pressure. This free online chemistry course will be of great interest to all students who wish to pursue a career in any of the sciences such as chemistry, physics, biology or geology, and to the individual learner who simply wants to learn and understand how gases behave.
License: This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 07 November 2012
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Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Japhat OPoku Ofosu
    Japhat OPoku Ofosu Ghana This course has really shaped me 2015-01-13 15:01:13
  • Siddhani Prabhu
    Siddhani Prabhu India The Chemistry- Gasses and Properties Course was presentable and the topic was covered very nicely. all the basic were understood regarding the topic. and enjoyed the way of teaching. 2014-12-14 14:12:11
  • Tony Otis
    Tony Otis Canada Great Course! 2014-11-22 08:11:38
  • Avijit  Singh
    Avijit Singh India It was a great learning experience. 2014-08-13 03:08:34
  • Avijit  Singh
    Avijit Singh India it was a great learning experience and nice scheme. 2014-08-13 03:08:26
  • Avijit  Singh
    Avijit Singh India This course helped me alot in understanding and making my concepts much better. Explanations in video was outstanding. 2014-08-13 03:08:46
  • Avijit  Singh
    Avijit Singh India It was a great experience. 2014-08-13 03:08:11
  • zergat samir
    zergat samir Algeria it is wonderful 2014-04-01 01:04:25
  • Oluwole Osho
    Oluwole Osho Nigeria Course Module: Module 1: Understanding Gases and Their Properties
    Course Topic: Ideal Gas Equation Example 1
    Comment: how do i insert symbols/units of measuments 2012-09-19 17:09:35
  • Kausmally Mirza Mahmood
    Kausmally Mirza Mahmood Mauritius Course Module: Module 2: Understanding Gases and Their Properties Assessment
    Course Topic: Understanding Ideal Gases assessment
    Comment: Please advise of how I can print my certificate as I already passed the assessment tests. 2012-09-12 05:09:22
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