In this lesson on Types of Organic Reactions, which is part of Unit 4 Area of Study 1 for VCE Chemistry, you will learn about:
- organic reactions, including appropriate equations and reagents, for the oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols, substitution reactions of haloalkanes, addition reactions of alkenes, hydrolysis reactions of esters, the condensation reaction between an amine and a carboxylic acid, and the esterification reaction between an alcohol and a carboxylic acid.
This video investigates the products of the oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols.
This video goes through haloalkanes and sodium hydroxide, ammonia and potassium cyanide substitution reactions. The mechanisms are outside of the scope of this course (i.e. anything with arrows moving around, just remember the equations).
A video that investigates, write equations and construct models to represent the addition reaction of unsaturated hydrocarbons when added to a range of chemicals.
Carboxylic Acid and Amine Condensation
This video investigates the production, in a school laboratory, of simple esters, through a reaction known as esterification.
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