Sunday, August 22, 2010

Under Pressure!

So we're back at school and for many of us it can be a little hectic.  I am determined to save a little money this year and bring my lunch, snacks, and beverages from home.  Plus, I gained a lot of weight, eating the prepared lunches our school provides.
  I brought a can of soda to work yesterday and accidentally left it in the car.  It was only in the car from 6:30 until about 10:30am.  Here is what happened!

  This would make a great real world example for students, when demonstrating Charles' and Gay-Lussac's law.  It might also work in health class.. why we don't leave children or pets in the car, even for a little while.

A great animation for Charles' and Gay-Lussac's Law (