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Beginner's Guide to Propulsion
Charles and Gay-Lussac's Law



Subject Area(s):
Pre-Algebra, Algebra I
Grade Level: 7 - 10
National Standards:

Science
Science and Technology - Understandings about science and technology.
Unifying Concepts and Processes - Evidence, models, and explanation.

Technology

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Mathematics

Mathematics as Problem-Solving - Apply the process of mathematical modeling to real-world situations.
Mathematical Connections - Recognize equivalent expressions of the same concept.
Algebra - Use tables and graphs as tools to interpret expressions, equations, and inequalities.
Mathematics as Communication - Reflect upon and clarify their thinking about mathematical ideas and relationships.

Objectives:

After reading information on Charles and Gay-Lussac's Law, you will be able to apply the information and explain and graph the results.


The Beginner's Guide to Propulsion is a Web site of information prepared by the NASA Glenn Research Center to help you better understand aircraft engine propulsion. In the Propulsion Index, locate Statics Gases and open the slide entitled Charles and Gay-Lussac's Law. Study the slide and use it as background information to help you complete the activity.


Assessment:

You will be evaluated on the accuracy and/or feasibility of your answers.

Evaluation:

You will demonstrate the ability to use and understand information on Gay-Lussac's Law by completing an activity.

Submitted by: Sheila Kegg, North Olmsted City Schools, North Olmsted, Ohio


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