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Alcohols, Phenols, Thiols, and Ethers
Introduce your chemistry novices to the oxygen-containing compounds. Viewers of this presentation will learn how to identify and name alcohols, phenols, thiols, and ethers. They will also learn that combustion and dehydration are reactions of alcohols.
10th - 12th Science
Ether Naming and Introduction
Beyond using ethers as the example of an aprotic solvent (as in most of the previous videos), Sal describes the molecule diethylether with its IUPAC name and goes into more detail about its properties. This video does assume your class will know the definition of ethers.
11 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science
Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Twelve pages of text tells viewers about the physical properties and naming procedures for alcohols and ethers. A page is also dedicated to briefly describing phenols. This straightforward chemistry presentation comes to you as a PDF file. Use it as a note-taking guide for your charges when lecturing on these compounds.
9th - 12th Science
Sentence Completion 17
These words are tough! Very advanced English language learners or native speakers will still be befuddled by some of these vocabulary words. For each of the six sentences provided, learners must choose the correct word to complete the sentence.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Alcohols Revisited (and Ethers) and Going Further... Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives
Identifying characteristics of alcohols and their physical properties are reviewed in bullet-point fashion on the first two slides. The same material follows, but for ethers. Finally, the structure and naming of carboxylic acids and their derivatives wrap up the presentation.
7th - 12th Science
Reading Comprehension Quiz: William T.G. Morton
Every heard of Letheon? According to Wikipedia, Letheon was the name William T.G.Morton gave to ether so that he could patent the substance. Morton’s attempts are the subject of the passage used in this comprehension quiz. To correctly answer the four prompts, readers must engage in close reading and access the provided links to resource materials.
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Organic Chemistry II Review Questions
In this chemistry worksheet, students determine the order of reactivity toward displacement in each of the series listed. Then they respond to several multiple choice questions as they relate to compounds and solutions. Students also identify various products from each of the sequence of reactions listed.
12th - Higher Ed Science
Oxidation and Reduction
Each slide here details the different ways that an alcohol can be oxidized. Diagrams of different structures of molecules are shown & your class should be able to identify how they would change to an aldehyde or a ketone. Some interesting facts are given about the real-life effects of alcohol in the body and the resulting effects of aldehydes and ketones.
9th - 12th Science
Organic Compounds and Physical Properties
In this chemistry worksheet, students identify which has the highest boiling point, as well as the lowest. Then they identify which compound is least soluble in water and why. Students also classify each of the compounds listed on the sheet.
11th - Higher Ed Science
The Poetics of Hip Hop
The Bard, Mikki Giovanni, Mos Def? “Sonnet 18,” Ego Tripping,” and “Black on Both Sides”? Sure! It’s the poetics. Class members compare the lyrics, rhythm, and rhyme in classic poetry to hip-hop in a richly detailed resource that includes audio and video features.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
All in a Day's Work
Who is Herman Melville? Read and discuss "Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-street." Then, discuss the film adaptations of Melville's work and translate a passage of the text into modern-day English. Discussion questions are included, and be sure to check out the possible extension activities.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Middle Level Writing with Integrated Reading and Oral Language
Imagine everything you need to teach writing in one packet! Designed to augment instruction in language arts classes, the lessons, activities, and exercises contained in this packet employ AVID methodologies to help learners develop their literacy skills.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Content and Context
Stage a mini debate about Edgar Allan Poe's story "Ligeia." After picking a few interpretations, split your class into groups and allow some time for preparation. Pupils must use textual evidence to support their arguments. Close the class with a writing assignment that builds upon the debate.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 12: More Derivatives, Ketones, Aldehydes, Ethers, Amines
Lesson 12 in "Chemguy's" series of organic chemistry videos, this one is somewhat of a bonus. He briefly introduces young chemists to the ketones, aldehydes, and amines. He discloses how to name and draw the structures of each.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science