Pathway 2: Chapter 12: Organic Compounds

1.   Read Chapter 12 Organic Compounds

2.       View the Power Point for Chapter 12 under Blackboard’s Course Content


3.       During the your viewing of Chapter 12 Power Point watch the online videos for Chapter 7 as directed (the following links are also in the power point):

Chapter 12: Organic Compounds
12.1 Hydrocarbons Contain Only Carbon and Hydrogen  (Five Videos)
Chapter Introduction   Video #C1201a   3:14 Minutes
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          b. About Organic Chemistry  Video #C1201b  8:50 Minutes
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          c. Hydrocarbons  Video #C1201c   8:05 Minutes
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          d. Conformation and Configuration  Video #C1201d  3:19 Minutes
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          e. Where Do Hydrocarbons Come From?  Video #C1201e  7:40 Minutes
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12.2 Unsaturated Hydrocarbons Have Multiple Bonds

          a. Saturated and Unsaturated  Video #C1202a  6:36 Minutes
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12.3 Functional Groups Give Organic Compounds Character
Functional Groups  Video #C1203a  2:59 Minutes
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12.4 Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers Contain Oxygen (Two Videos)
Alcohols Have a Hydroxyl Group  Video #1204a  10:00 Minutes
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          b. Phenols and Ethers  Video #C1204b  10:23 Minutes

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12.5 Amines and Alkaloids Contain Nitrogen

         a. Amines and Alkaloids  Video #C1205a   4:12 Minutes
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12.6 Carbonyl Containing Compounds  (Two Videos)
Ketones, Aldehydes and Amides   Video #C1206a   5:47 Minutes
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         b. Carboxylic Acids and Esters  Video #C1206b  7:56 Minutes
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12.7 An Example of Organic Synthesis
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12.8 Organic Molecules Can Link to Form Polymers (Three Videos)
Addition Polymers  Video #C1208a  4:47 Minutes
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         b. Condensation Polymers  Video #C1208b  6:40 Minutes

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         c.  Epilogue  Video #C1208c  7:22 Minutes
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12.9 A Brief History of Plastics

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4.        Complete Online exams/tests under Blackboard’s Course Content ~ 25 points

a.       Video Chapter 12 Multiple Choice Exams

b.      Chapter Quizzes Chapter 12

c.       Chapter 12 Vocabulary Quiz (Fill-in-the-Blank)


5.       Complete the following additional Exercises on Web Site:

 a. Project 25: Isomer Number Problems Assignment(10 points)(Optional)
 b. Project #25 Isomenr Number Data Report Form
  c. Play Hexane Isomer Video (mp4 file)
      Hexane Isomers (Requires Real Player)
       Hexane Isomers (Requires Java)


B.  (Optional) Additional PBS Video (28:30 Minutes Each)

Go to PBS World of Chemistry Video
Watch Episods #21 & 22:

 21. Carbon
       The versatility of carbon's molecular structures and the enormous range of properties of its compounds are presented
22. The Age of Polymers
How chemists control the molecular structure to create polymers with special properties is explored