ERIC Number: ED115509
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Chemistry - Part III, An Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Teacher's Curriculum Guide for the Thirteen-College Curriculum Program.
Booker, Edward; And Others
This booklet is a teacher's manual in a series of booklets that make up the core of a Physical Science course designed for the freshman year of college and used by teachers in the Thirteen College Curriculum Program. This program is a curriculum revision project in support of 13 predominantly Negro colleges and reflects educational research in the area of disadvantaged youth. This unit covers the fundamentals of organic chemistry. beginning with a discussion of ionic and covalent bonding. Exercises using molecular models are used to illustrate the geometry of basic organic molecules and the structural similarities of organic compounds in the same chemical classes. The kinds of bonds in a given molecule are related to chemical properties and chemical activity. A card game which reveals some important rules of organic chemistry is utilized. Experiments are also provided for some of the major concepts. (MLH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Services to Education, Inc., Washington, DC.