the lab is your second home or you're taking your first college Chemistry
course, Chemistry is a difficult topic to grasp. This project you
see before you is the first step towards a rapidly, distributable
system for the Chemistry student as well as the teacher. The system
is comprised of activities and tools for developing the Chemistry
student's skills as a learner while learning introductory college
The system was designed to benefit both students and teachers. We
hope students will find the course concepts easier to grasp as the
subject literally comes to life. For teachers of Chemistry, we trust
this will supplement the topics you wish to get across to your students.
This project represents our first step towards this course system.
The product is an interactive Java application model for pressure-volume
work. The model consists of a piston and cylinder, gaseous particles
in motion, graphs, robust meters, and adjustable sliders to control
several variables we made available to the user.