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Ch 29: CEOE Middle Level Science: Kinetic Theory & Thermodynamics

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This chapter of study will help you prepare for the Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) for Middle Level Science and better understand some key scientific concepts. These video lessons discuss kinetic theory and thermodynamics.

CEOE Middle Level Science: Kinetic Theory & Thermodynamics - Chapter Summary

Reviewing the lessons in this chapter will take you through theories pertaining to the characteristics and structure of matter in preparation for the CEOE Middle Level Science exam. The topics covered in these lessons include:

  • Converting temperature units between Celsius and Kelvin
  • The Ideal Gas Law and the Stefan-Boltzmann Law
  • Gas Constant and the Ideal Gas Law
  • How to calculate temperature, volume, pressure or quantity of gas with the Ideal Gas Law
  • Heating curves and phase changes

Watch the short videos and take the self-assessment quiz at the end. If you miss any questions, it is easy to make use of the timeline feature to go right to the information you need without having to watch the complete video. Our unique and engaging approach to reviewing this material makes it fun as we prep you for the information the CEOE exam uses for competency testing.

5 Lessons in Chapter 29: CEOE Middle Level Science: Kinetic Theory & Thermodynamics
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Temperature Units: Converting Between Kelvins and Celsius

1. Temperature Units: Converting Between Kelvins and Celsius

Have you ever wondered what the lowest possible temperature is? In this lesson, you will learn what temperature measures. You will also be introduced to the Kelvin scale (an absolute scale) and learn how it relates to the Celsius scale.

Phase Changes and Heating Curves

2. Phase Changes and Heating Curves

Learn the phases - gas, liquid, solid and plasma. Learn what a phase diagram is and what terms describe the movement between phases: melting, sublimating, freezing, vaporization, condensation, and deposition. Discover why heating curves have plateaus, what a phase transition is, and what happens during this transition.

Radiation, Heat Transfer & the Stefan-Boltzmann Law

3. Radiation, Heat Transfer & the Stefan-Boltzmann Law

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain how radiative heat transfer works, give some real-life examples of radiation, and use the Stefan-Boltzmann Law to complete radiation calculations. A short quiz will follow.

The Ideal Gas Law and the Gas Constant

4. The Ideal Gas Law and the Gas Constant

Have you ever wondered why the pressure in your car's tires is higher after you have been driving a while? In this lesson, we are going to discuss the law that governs ideal gases and is used to predict the behavior of real gases: the ideal gas law.

Using the Ideal Gas Law: Calculate Pressure, Volume, Temperature, or Quantity of a Gas

5. Using the Ideal Gas Law: Calculate Pressure, Volume, Temperature, or Quantity of a Gas

In another lesson, you learned that the ideal gas law is expressed as PV = nRT. In this video lesson, we'll go one step further, examining how to rearrange the equation to solve for a missing variable when the others are known.

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