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Alkanes and Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Properties of organic compounds are listed as an introduction to this presentation. Topics touched on include the general structure of an alkanes, how to name them, and how to balance related combustion reactions. The presentation is a complete package: informative, practical, and attractive!
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 25 Downloads
Avoiding Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Burning Fossil Fuels
Chemistry and earth science meet in a instructional activity on carbon dioxide emissions. After reading about atmospheric problems caused by using fossil fuels, science stars balance equations for the burning of different alkanes. They compute the number of moles of gasses emitted and consider the use of photovoltaics and other clean energy sources.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 22 Downloads
Alkane Nomenclature Worksheet
This worksheet asks learners to work on alkane nomenclature. They name 2 straight-chain alkanes and answer 4 questions about branched-chain alkanes. In addition, class members name 5 branched-chain alkanes and draw the structures for 3 alkane compounds.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Chemical Bonding in Alkanes
For this alkanes worksheet, students complete a table with the chemical formula, the structural formula and the condensed formula of various alkanes given different numbers of carbon atoms. They answer three questions about valence electrons and Lewis dot formulas as well.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Properties of Useful Carbon Compounds
Nine action-packed organic chemistry exercises are contained in this mini-unit on carbon containing compounds. Examples include constructing models of alkanes, producing aromatic esters, and preparing pigments for paint and dyes. Chemistry scholars learn to write molecular formulas and draw structures for carbon compounds.
10th - 12th Science 10 Views 26 Downloads
Lesson 7: Cyclic Alkanes and Halides
Some alkanes have a cyclic structure and some have a halogen substituted for a carbon. Chemguy demonstrates how to draw and name these compounds on his whiteboard. Though not entertaining, our host is a talented teacher who educates effectively.
8 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Lesson 4 : Bonding for Alkanes; Some Models
Now that young chemists have learned how to name aliphatics and alkanes, they begin to understand the structure and shape of the resulting molecules. Chemguy uses models of molecules in this fourth of 16 organic chemistry videos. The best use of these videos is to assign them to chemistry learners who might have missed your in-class lesson on the topic.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Lesson 2: Introduction to Alkanes
Aliphatics are straight-chained molecules. Chemguy teaches how to name the single bond aliphatics and alkanes with proper prefixes. Although not very captivating, he explains chemistry concepts clearly. While this should not take the place of your lecture, it can be viewed as a review or homework.
6 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Organic Chemistry Naming Examples 5
Sal continues to work through examples of more complicated carbon chains in this final video in a series of five. He presents a complicated name and attempts to work through it logically and draw the structure. His humor makes these strategies fun and easy to watch.
10 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 1 Download
Functional Groups ~ What is the Family Name?
These 37 slides start with definitions of six types of functional groups, their molecular structure, and multiple examples or each. During the rest of the presentation, organic chemistry learners are given an opportunity to practice identifying compounds based on molecular diagrams.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Investigation: Chemical Models
Science teams make models of four different hydrocarbon compounds that we commonly use for fuel. Then they demonstrate chemical reactions that result when energy is produced. This can be used as an enrichment when your class is studying forms of energy.
6th - 8th Science 15 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Common an Systematic Nameing-Iso, Sec and Tert Prefixes
Using multiple examples, Sal follows the naming conventions of complex alkanes. He explains how common and systematic nomenclature identifies the bonding carbon of the branch chain. Sal really starts to complicate things by elaborating on the systematic naming of the branch chain, and how the bonding actually changes the original naming convention.
14 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
This worksheet would provide a great assessment for teachers to test student knowledge. Learners are asked to complete 3 charts which characterize types of chemical bonds such as alkanes, alkenes, or alkynes. They must also determine the name and structural formula of each bond.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 45 Downloads