Lesson Plan, Other


This lesson provides explanation and animation of the physical principles that control the solubility of a non-polar gas in water, as well as a practical application that allows students to observe these attractive forces in action in a lake ecosystem.


  • Science > General
  • Science > Chemistry

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


solubility gas water



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Update Standards?

SCI.9-10.6.E: Science

relate the structure of water to its function as a solvent and investigate the properties of solutions and factors affecting gas and solid solubility, including nature of solute, temperature, pressure, pH, and concentration.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2017-04-27.

Component Ratings:

Subject Matter: 3
Support Steaching: 3
Assessments Quality: 3
Interactivity Quality: 3
Deeper Learning: 3

Reviewer Comments:

Subject Matter: Animations are interactive and effective in teaching abou polar molecules.
Interactivity Quality: Flash plug-in is required to view animations.

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