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Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Organic Halogen Compounds
    •  identify and name organic halogen compounds
    •  predict the products of the elimination of alkyl halides, using Zaitsev's rule, and give the reagents required to perform this reaction
    •  Identify the products of nucleophilic substitution of alkyl halides
    •  determine the nucleophile required to react with an alkyl halide to give a specified product
    •  appreciate that nucleophilic substitution follows two mechanisms and the factors that effect each mechanism
    •  identify a Grignard Reagent and know how to make it
  • Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers and Thiols
    •  identify and name simple alcohols, diols, triols and phenols
    •  explain why phenols are more acidic than alcohols
    •  predict the products of oxidation of an alcohol and give the reagents required to perform this reaction
    •  explain the nucleophilicity and basicity of alcohols
    •  predict the products of the elimination of alcohols, using Zaitsev's rule, and give the reagents required to perform this reaction
    •  explain the mechanism of dehydration 
    •  predict the products of oxidation of a thiol and reduction of a disulfide

Textbook and eBook References

  • Organic Halogen Compounds - Chapter 18
  • Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers and Thiols - Sections 19.1 - 19.5
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Organic Halogen Compounds -  
  Using the terms primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary (short video tutorial)  
 
Tags: organic nomenclature  |  Contributed by Mat Todd
 
Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers and Thiols -  
  Alcohol and amine nomenclature  
 
Contributed by Mat Todd
 
  Using the terms primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary (short video tutorial)  
 
Tags: organic nomenclature  |  Contributed by Mat Todd
 


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