Friedrich Wohler's Synthesis of Urea: Mechanism & Experiment

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What theory did Wohler's synthesis of urea dispel?

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1. What was Wohler attempting to create in his experiment which synthesized urea?

2. What does the ammonium cyanate decompose into in Wohler's synthesis of urea?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Work on the quiz and determine how much you know about Friedrich Wohler's synthesis of urea, such as what he tried to create during the experiment that synthesized urea.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following:

  • A theory dispelled by Wohler's synthesis of urea
  • What Wohler attempted to create in his urea experiment
  • The decomposition of ammonium cyanate
  • Bonds broken in the last step of Wohler's synthesis of urea
  • The hydrogen that formed ammonium in the first step of Wohler's synthesis

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a theory that Wohler's synthesis of urea dispelled and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between ammonium cyanate and Wohler's synthesis of urea
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about what happened in the first step of Wohler's synthesis

Additional Learning

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  • Urea as a fertilizer
  • The result of salt rearrangement
  • How silver or potassium cyanate can be used
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