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IUPAC Rules for Naming Compounds with Functional Groups
In this naming compounds with functional groups worksheet, students read about using the IUPAC rules for naming these compounds and they draw structures for 3 -carbon, 2-carbon and 4-carbon molecules and give the names for each.
9th - Higher Ed Science 12 Views 77 Downloads
Functional Group Lesson Plan
Students role play a group of people trying to convince investors to invest on their particular compound. For this chemistry lesson, students research about different compounds formed by their assigned functional group. They create a PowerPoint presentation to share their findings.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
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
Seven diagrams of molecules are given and pupils are expected to circle the functional groups. You could display this sheet for your class and work on it as a group. There is no need to print them out. You could also use the diagrams to discuss the molecular structure, naming of the functional groups, or electron distribution, and charge on the molecule.
9th - 11th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Chemistry of Carbon - Building Blocks of Life
A great review of the structure and function of carbon-based molecules important to life, especially with relevance to humans. The chemistry behind the combination of polymers and the breakdown of bonds is covered. Valuable content in this slideshow is the collection of diagrams of each functional group.
9th - 12th Science 31 Views 166 Downloads
Chemistry of Carbon
After giving basic details about the properties of carbon, some of the common functional groups and molecules are featured. There is some information about specific functions and impact on the human body. The diagrams are helpful and could be used in any individual lesson on this topic.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 89 Downloads
Introduce your class to one of chemistry's functional groups, haloalkanes. A list of several functional groups is shown, but then viewers are taught to identify and name haloalkanes. Examples of these compounds are given and the problems associated with using chlorofluorocarbons are explained.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Organic Chemistry 231, Martin Larter, Exam 1
If you need a straightforward and comprehensive organic chemistry exam, check this one out. Chemistry pupils identify functional groups in molecule diagrams, draw a Lewis structure, fill in a table about molecular shape, predict boiling point and solubility, and more!
9th - Higher Ed Science 10 Views 29 Downloads
Organic Chemistry-Naming Substituted Hydrocarbons
In this substituted hydrocarbons activity, students learn how to name compounds using a table of organic functional groups and the rules for naming hydrocarbon compounds. They practice naming twenty substituted hydrocarbons.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 79 Downloads
Carbon and The Molecular Diversity of Life
Biodiversity begins at the molecular level. When biology pupils complete this worksheet, they will explore a variety of organic compounds that are necessary for life. Six short-answer questions and a chart of the functional groups are to be completed.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 24 Downloads
Organic Chemistry Problem Set Exam 1
Though there are technically only 13 questions on this exam, they take up six pages and make a thorough assessment of organic chemistry principles. There are plenty of diagrams to label or complete. Emission spectra are displayed for interpretation.
11th - Higher Ed Science 8 Views 11 Downloads
Chemistry 116 Exam 2 Summer 2009
Written for an introductory organic and biochemistry course, this exam will challenge your class. They label functional groups and stereocenters on drawings of molecules, draw structures given the name, complete drawings of chemical reactions, and answer questions about the characteristics of organic compounds.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Chemistry 116 Exam 1, Spring 2009
This five-page exam was designed for a biochemistry and organic chemistry course. It covers the molecular geometry and properties of organic comounds. Test takers identify compounds, functional groups, and isomers. They draw Lewis structures and the products of chemical reactions.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 4 Downloads