Ch 16: ScienceFusion Matter and Energy Unit 4.2: Organic Chemistry

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The Organic Chemistry chapter of this ScienceFusion Matter and Energy Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with organic chemistry. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Organic Chemistry textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceFusion Organic Chemistry chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the organic chemistry 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:

  • The definition and significance of organic chemistry
  • Role of carbon in the composition of living things
  • The information contained in a chemical formula
  • Types of organic compounds
  • To identify aromatic compounds and their structure
  • The structure of polymers

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6 Lessons in Chapter 16: ScienceFusion Matter and Energy Unit 4.2: Organic Chemistry
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Organic Chemistry & the Study of Carbon Compound Life Forms

1. Organic Chemistry & the Study of Carbon Compound Life Forms

Organic chemistry is the study of carbon-containing compounds. This lesson will explore why carbon is such an important element, and how organic chemistry is related to your life.

The 4 Types of Bonds Carbon Can Form

2. The 4 Types of Bonds Carbon Can Form

From plant biology to human biology and organic chemistry, carbon is important to life as we know it. Unravel the chemical versatility of carbon, learning about its molecular shape and the four types of bonds it can form.

What is a Chemical Formula? - Definition, Types & Examples

3. What is a Chemical Formula? - Definition, Types & Examples

Chemical formulas provide a lot of information about chemical substances, such as how many and what atoms they are made of, as well as the way the atoms are arranged. In this lesson, we'll discuss the different types of chemical formulas.

What are Simple Organic Compounds in Chemistry? - Types, Groups & Examples

4. What are Simple Organic Compounds in Chemistry? - Types, Groups & Examples

We are going to learn about some of the simple organic compounds that exist in our world. This lesson covers the types, groups and general formulas of simple organic compounds.

What is an Aromatic Compound? - Definition & Example

5. What is an Aromatic Compound? - Definition & Example

The term 'aromatic' is used by chemists for substances with distinct odors. In this lesson, we will learn all about aromatic compounds, the features of such compounds' chemical structures, and Huckel's Rule.

Introduction to Organic Molecules II: Monomers and Polymers

6. 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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