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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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Biodiversity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, is the focus of a four-video collection hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator discusses biodiversity, evolution, defining intelligence, and other complex topics. As a bonus, she models how to break...
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Functional Groups ~ What is the Family Name?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Functional Groups

For Students 6th - 12th
Looking for a highly functional tool to teach young chemists functional groups? Engage the class with a series of logic-based games. Users identify 12 different functional groups by name and formula to work their way through challenging...
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What Are Functional Groups?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the function of functional groups? Explore the portions of biological molecules that make things happen with a video from Socratica's series on biology. The narrator illustrates each major functional group, then describes them in...
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The Functional Group Concept

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Ready to put the fun in functional groups? Introduce your class to this fundamental part of organic chemistry with a short video. The narrator explains the structure and naming system of hydrocarbons, as well as the elements and bonding...
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Functional Group

For Students 9th - 11th
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...
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Organic Names—Functional Groups

For Students 6th - 12th
Worried that your lesson plan about functional groups is dysfunctional? Liven things up with interactive puzzles! Curious chemists arrange functional groups based on name, formula, suffix, and an example. The challenge begins when the...
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Biomolecules and Functional Groups

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A short and clear video explains the importance of carbon in biomolecules, carbon chains, and functional groups. As an introduction to the four classes of biomolecules, the graphics support the ideas presented. 
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IUPAC Rules for Naming Compounds with Functional Groups

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
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.
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Chemistry Worksheet-Functional Groups in Amino Acids

For Students 10th - 12th
In this amino acids worksheet, students answer nine questions about the functional groups of amino acids, about the nine essential amino acids and they draw Lewis structures for the amino acid alanine.
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Chemistry of Carbon - Building Blocks of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Alcohols

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Sal approaches the functional group OH. He gives details of the term alcohol, and clarifies the differences from drinking alcohol. Again, there is practice of naming molecules and functional group location.
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Chemistry 116 Exam 2 Summer 2009

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
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...
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Carbon and The Molecular Diversity of Life

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
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...
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Organic Chemistry Problem Set Exam 1

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
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...
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Organic Chemistry 231, Martin Larter, Exam 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
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...
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Chemistry 116 Exam 1, Spring 2009

For Students Higher Ed
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...
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Chemistry of Carbon

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Haloalkanes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Functional Group Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students role play a group of people trying to convince investors to invest on their particular compound. In this chemistry lesson, students research about different compounds formed by their assigned functional group. They create a...
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Macromolecules

For Students 9th - 12th
Acid what you did there! The presentation focuses on the macromolecules and functional groups. It includes carbohydrate, lipid, protein, nucleic acid, enzymes, DNA, and RNA. It incorporates their definitions, functions, ratios, and types.
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Molecules of Life

For Students 9th - 12th
Introduce the macromolecules that make up living organisms. An instructive explains functional groups, dehydration and hydrolysis, and the four types of macromolecules. Video is the seventh in a series of 10.
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Functional Groups

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this functional groups worksheet, students are given twenty molecules and they must write the functional group for each molecule by identifying it's structural components.

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