Skip to main content
Chemistry LibreTexts

Readings

  • Page ID
    35852
  • Middle Georgia State University
    CHEM 1152K
    SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY II

    Spring 2016: Prof. Jonathan G. Cannon

    Reading Assignments

    Date

    Topic

    Day 1

    Introduction to organic chemistry, drawing organic structures

    Reading: 1.01, 1.02

    Videos: Condensed structures (6:48)

    Bond-line structures (12:56)

    3D bond-line structures (10:57)

    Structural (constitutional) isomers (9:51)

    Day 2

    Molecular geometry, functional groups

    Reading: 1.03, 1.04, 1.05

    Videos: Functional groups (7:23)

    More functional groups (8:52)

    Identifying functional groups (9:18)

    Memorize the functional group names and structures in their various representations.

    Day 3

    Nomenclature of alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes

    Reading: 1.06, 1.07, 1.08, 1.09, 1.10

    Videos: Naming simple alkanes (9:27)

    Alkene nomenclature (10:38)

    Alkyne nomenclature (7:08)

    Other videos in the lists may be helpful when working homework. This is a topic that takes practice and memorization.

    Day 4

    Stereochemistry, nomenclature and stereochemistry of cycloalkanes

    Reading: 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14, 1.15

    Videos: Cis-trans isomerism (5:24)

    Introduction to chirality (6:46)

    Chiral examples 1 (11:02)

    Stereoisomers, enantiomers, and chirality centers (5:28)

    Day 5

    Nomenclature of other functional groups, review

    Reading: 1.04

    Videos: Do the reading for this day

    Memorize the functional groups

    1/28 Cochran

    2/1 Dublin

    Exam 1

    Unit Summary 1.16 (under construction)

    Day 7

    Reactions and properties of alkenes

    Reading: 2.11, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14

    Videos: Intermolecular Forces 8:35

    Boiling point of organic compounds 11:06

    Solubility of organic compounds 12:20

    Balancing another combustion reaction 4:57

    Day 8

    Reactions and properties of alkynes

    Reading: 2.21, 2.22, 2.23, 2.24

    Videos: Introduction to reaction mechanisms 11:21

    Markovnikov's rule and carbocations 9:08

    Polymerization of alkenes with acid 12:03

    Day 9

    Reactions and properties of aromatic compounds

    Reading: 2.31, 2.32, 2.33, 2.34

    Videos: Resonance 11:50

    Aromatic Stability I 5:57

    Electrophilic aromatic substitution mechanism 6:54

    Ortho para directors I 12:57

    Day 10

    Reactions and properties of alcohols and ethers

    Reading: 2.41, 2.42, 2.43, 2.44

    Videos:

    Day 11

    Review

    Review the subjects covered by the Readings

    Day 12

    Chemical Reasoning

    Skills you will develop in this course

    2/23 Cochran 2/24 Dublin

    Exam 2

    Day 14

    Reactions and properties of amines

    Reading: 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14

    Videos: Acid-base definitions 8:30

    Organic acid-base mechanisms 5:31

    Amine naming introduction 6:50

    Day 15

    Carbonyl chemistry

    Reading: 3.21, 3.22, 3.23

    Videos: Aldehyde Introduction 7:48

    Ketone naming 8:43

    Physical properties of aldehydes and ketones 10:12

    Curly arrow conventions 6:58

    Day 16

    Reactions and properties of aldehydes and ketones

    Reading: 3.31, 3.32, 3.33, 3.34

    Videos: Reactivity of aldehydes and ketones 10:04

    Formation of hemiacetals 10:43

    Carbohydrates - cyclic structures and anomers 11:10

    Day 17

    Reactions and properties of carboxylic acids and derivatives

    Readings: 3.41, 3.42, 3.43, 3.44

    Videos: Carboxylic acid namenclature and properties 8:51

    Nomenclature and properties of amides 8:49

    Peptide bond formation 8:25

    I recommend you examine the readings briefly as well.

    Day 18

    Review

    3/22 Cochran

    3/23 Dublin

    Exam 3

    Day 20

    cancelled due to sickness

    Day 21

    Intro to Biomolecules

    Reading: 4.11, 4.12, 4.13, 4.14, 4.15, 4.16

    Day 22

    Carbohydrates

    Reading: 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.25

    Videos: Carbohydrates - naming and classification 10:26

    Carbohydrates - cyclic structures and anomers 11:11

    Carbohydrates - di and poly saccharides 13:00

    Day 23

    Lipids

    Reading: 4.31, 4.32, 4.33

    Videos: Molecular structure of triglycerides 11:03

    Saturated fats, unsaturated fats, and trans fats 8:56

    Lipid overview 11:30

    Day 24

    Proteins

    Reading: 4.41, 4.42, 4.43

    Videos: Introduction to amino acids 9:53

    Peptide bond formation 8:25

    Overview of protein structure 9:57

    Tertiary structure of proteins 7:27

    Day 25

    Enzymes

    Reading: 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.55

    Videos: Introduction to enzymes 6:04

    Induced fit model of enzyme catalysis 6:43

    Six types of enzymes 7:03

    An introduction to enzyme kinetics 4:43

    Allosteric regulation and feedback loops 6:04

    Day 26

    Nucleic Acids

    Reading: 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64

    Videos: DNA 13:01

    DNA replication and RNA transcription and translation 15:23

    Molecular structure of DNA 13:00

    Day 27 Review

    4/19 Cochran

    4/20 Dublin

    Exam 4

    Day 28

    Biochem topics: Concentration scales, osmolarity, electrolyte balance

    Videos: Diffusion and Osmosis 18:59

    Molarity vs. molality 8:01

    Molarity vs. osmolarity 11:31

    Reference:

    Day 29

    Biochem topics: Kidneys and Kidney Failure

    Reference:

    Day 30

    Biochem topics: Lab Tests and Drugs for Kidney Failure

    Videos: The kidney and nephron 18:37

    Readings: Kidneys and How They Work

    Acute Kidney Failure

    5/4 Dublin 6:00-8:00 PM

    5/5 Cochran 8:00-10:00 AM

    Final Exam: Cumulative

    • Was this article helpful?