Topics to be Covered-
Chem 211 Lecture Fall 2017

Chapter references are for Organic Chemistry by Loudon and Parise 6th Edition
Topics Text Chapter / alternative source Date (tentative)
I. Basic Organic Structure and Nomenclature:
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  • Introduction to organic chemistry/history Chapter 1.1 9/6
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  • common bonding states handout/worksheet 9/6
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  • various 2D representations of organic compounds worksheet 9/6
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  • overview of functional groups handout / worksheet / app Google Play 9/8 am
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  • index of hydrogen (unsaturation no.) deficiency and isomers 4.3 / worksheet 9/8 pm
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  • nomenclature of organic chemistry (semester I) Learn on your own - in class workshop worksheets/handout/Website
    U of Calgary Website Nomenclature
    9/11, 9/13
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  • Homework
    - Read Chapter 1, Complete all worksheets. Access iPad notes. Learn FG's, Start U of Calgary Nomenclature Website
    worksheet/Website  
    II. Stereochemistry of Organic Molecules
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  • the shapes of molecules from molecular orbitals (L.C.A.O., hybridization theory) Chapter 1.2-1.9 9/15 am
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  • overview of isomerism including stereoisomerism handout/worksheet/Chapter 6 9/15 pm
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  • geometric isomerism (E, Z-double bonds 4.2 worksheet 9/15 pm
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  • various 3D representations of molecules worksheet 9/15 pm, 9/18
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  • Homework:
    Complete all Worksheets. Complete U of Calgary Nomenclature Website, Read Chapter 1. Do in-chapter problems, every other problem at the end of the chapter.
    Chapter 1 9/18
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  • optical isomerism Chapter 6, Stereo-chemical webbook/worksheets 9/18, 9/20, 9/22 am/pm, 9/25
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  • Homework:
    Complete all worksheets. Complete Stereochemical Webbook. Read Chapter 6. Do in-chapter problems. Do every other problem at the end of the chapter.
    Chapter 6  
    III. Conformers and Conformational analysis  
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  • conformational Analysis of alkanes Chapter 2, Chapter 7.1 - 7.5 worksheet(s) 9/25, 9/27, 9/29 am/pm, 10/2
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  • conformational Analysis of cycloalkanes    
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  • Homework:
    Complete all worksheets. Read Chapter 2 & 7.
    Do in chapter problems for Chapter 2, 7 and every other end of chapter problem.
       
     
    IV. Introduction to Organic Reactions:  
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  • dipole moments, charge Chapter 8/worksheet 10/4
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  • relative strength of organic acids (bases) Chapter 3 handout/worksheet 10/6 am/pm
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  • ionic organic reactions arrow formalism and mechanism Chapter 3 worksheets 10/9
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  • resonance theory Chapter 1 handout/worksheets 10/11, 10/13 am/pm
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  • Homework:
    Read Chapter 1, 3, 8. Complete all worksheets. Do in chapter problems. Do every other problem end of chapter.
       
    V. Organic Reactions:  
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  • addition reactions to alkenes and alkynes (abbreviated)

    Homework: Read Chapter 4 and 5, complete all worksheets. Do all in chapter problems, do every other end of chapter problem.

    Chapter 4 handouts/worksheets 10/27 - 11/13
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  • substitution and elimination reactions

    Homework:
    Read Chapter 9. Complete all worksheets. Do in chapter problems. Do every other problem end of chapter.

    Chapter 9 handouts/worksheets 11/13 -11/27
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  • alcohols, ethers and epoxides
    Homework:
    Read Chapter 10,11. Complete all worksheets. Do in chapter problems. Do every other problem end of chapter.

    Chapters 10,11 handouts/worksheets 11/29 - 12/06
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  • Dienes, Aromaticity
    Homework:
    Read Chapters 15,16. Complete all worksheets. Do in chapter problems. Do every other problem end of chapter.

    Chapters 15,16 handouts/worksheets 12/06 - 12/13
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