Synthetic Organic Chemicals: Definition & Examples


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What best describes a synthetic organic chemical?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a synthetic chemical?

2. Why was Friedrich Wohler's synthesis of urea so groundbreaking?

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You can access this quiz and worksheet to measure your understanding of synthetic organic chemicals. Several questions will require you to identify individual chemicals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this interactive quiz to assess your knowledge regarding:

  • How synthetic organic chemicals are described
  • Friedrich Wohler's discovery of urea
  • Polymer's composition

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on synthetic organic chemicals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an example of a synthetic chemical
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the synthetic chemical used in bouncy balls

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  • The discovery of synthetic organic chemicals
  • Similarities and differences between natural and synthetic organic chemicals
  • Synthetic organic chemicals in medicine and food