Physical States and Properties

Properties of Gases

by Megan Cartwright, Ph.D., Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

Properties of Gas

UC Davis ChemWiki


Amadeo Avogadro

Amedeo Avogadro

Boyle, Robert

Robert Boyle


The expansion of gases by heat

By Joseph-Louis Gay-Lussac (1778-1850).

News & Events

Even Avogadro didn't know Avogadro's Number (

World's quietest gas lets physicists hear faint quantum effects (

What ignited the Hindenburg? (Royal Society of Chemistry)

A Nobel Prize for noble gases (


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Virtual Chemistry Experiments - Gas Laws

(Davidson College) Information on various gas laws, like Boyle's Law and Avogadro's Law, along with interactive features. Developed by Dr. David Blauch.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education