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CRYOGENIC STORAGE
 
Chemistry

Key Topics: Gas Laws

This problem focuses on the EGIL flight controller, who monitors the electrical systems, fuel cells and associated cryogenics of NASA’s space shuttle. Students will find volume of gases using the ideal gas law and will create and interpret a phase diagram to explain a real world problem involving the space shuttle.

Students will:
  • find the volume of gases using the Ideal Gas Law; and
  • create and interpret a phase diagram to explain a real world problem.


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> Cryogenic Storage Educator Edition (PDF 486 KB)
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Related Resources
> VIDEO: Fuel Cell Animation
> VIDEO: NASA EDGE Tribute to the Space Shuttle