Ch 23: Prentice Hall Chemistry Chapter 23: Functional Groups

About This Chapter

The Functional Groups chapter of this Prentice Hall Chemistry Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with functional groups. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Functional Groups textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Prentice Hall Functional Groups chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the functional groups topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Overview of organic molecules
  • The production of alcohol
  • Purpose and properties of ethers
  • Characteristics of ketones and aldehydes
  • Features of carboxylic acid

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5 Lessons in Chapter 23: Prentice Hall Chemistry Chapter 23: Functional Groups
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Introduction to Organic Molecules I: Functional Groups

1. Introduction to Organic Molecules I: Functional Groups

If you've ever wondered what gives vinegar that sour flavor, you may not realize that you have contemplated functional groups. View this lesson for an introduction to organic chemistry, functional groups and how they are part of your daily life.

How is Alcohol Made? - Types & Production Methods

2. How is Alcohol Made? - Types & Production Methods

Alcoholic beverages are produced in different ways. This has an impact on the alcohol content of the beverage. This lesson will explore ethanol and discuss how different alcoholic beverages are produced.

Ethers: Definition, Properties & Uses

3. Ethers: Definition, Properties & Uses

You may have heard about ethers being used in surgery long ago, but what else do you know about this organic compound? This lesson will examine the structure, properties and uses of ether.

Ketones & Aldehydes: Structure, Properties & Uses

4. Ketones & Aldehydes: Structure, Properties & Uses

Ketones and aldehydes can be ingredients in some familiar products. This lesson will explore some of the uses of these organic molecules. It will also examine the properties and structure of both ketones and aldehydes.

Introduction to Organic Molecules II: Monomers and Polymers

5. Introduction to Organic Molecules II: Monomers and Polymers

From everyday man-made items like milk jugs and styrofoam to natural proteins and plant materials, the world is full of polymers! Check out this lesson to learn how polymers are constructed on a molecular level.

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