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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...
11 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science
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...
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...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
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...
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...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Day The Earth Stood Still: The Filmmaking Process
How are films made? As part of their study of film, middle schoolers investigate the pre-production, production, and post-production process and consider the role of the director, the screenwriter, production designer, cinematographer,...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing 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...
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