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Brooklyn College Chemistry Department

Ph.D. in Chemistry at CUNY Graduate Center

Organic II

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Syllabus

Fall 2018

Lecture Videos (Fall 2014 playlist, Spring 2015 playlist)

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Part 1

(8/27) Organic Refresher (Organic I playlist)

(9/5) Reactions of Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides and Sulfides

Lecture Style (10-1-13, 2-3-16, 2-17-16)

Recitation Style (8-30-17, 9-6-17)

Handout (Organic I refresher) <-- does include carbonyl chemistry we will not have gotten to yet

F2018 Lectures (8-27-2018, 8-29-2018, 9-5-2018, 9-12-2018, 9-17-2018)

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(9/17-9/21) Quiz 1 Practice

Past Quizzes, see:

Fall 2011. 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, Answers 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e

Fall 2012. 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f,

Fall 2013. 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 3g

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Part 2. Reactions of Carbonyls

(9/24) Aldehydes and Ketones

Lecture Style (2-22-16, 10-29-13, 10-31-13, 11-5-13)

Recitation Style (9-13-17, 9-18-17, 9-25-17)

Worksheets (7, 9) <-- some questions are from enol/enamine section. You can try them, but should come back to them after Exam 1

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(10/1-10/5) Quiz 2 Practice*

*Quizzes will be given in your recitation class

F2011 (4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e)

F2012 (4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f)

F2013 (4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f)

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(10/1) Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

Lecture Style (9-8-14, 9-10-14)

Recitation Styles (9-27-17, 10-2-17)

Handouts (Carboxylic Acids)

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(10/10) Exam 1

Exam prep video (10-14-17)

The following are previous Exam 1 from Organic II

s2016 Exam 1 (Key)

s2017 Answer Key

The following are Exam 2 from Organic I that have many relevant questions

Fall 2011 (answers)

Fall 2012 (answers)

Fall 2013 (answers)

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Reactions of Carbonyls (Continued)

(10/15) Enolates and Enamines

Lecture Style(9-15-14, 9-17-14, 3-28-2016, 3-30-2016)

Recitation Style (10-4-17)

Worksheets (7, 9, Enol/Enolate)

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Part 4. Conjugated Systems and Reactions of Benzene

(10/17) Conjugation and Aromaticity

Lecture Style (4-13-2016, 4-18-2016) <-- start ~50 minutes in 4-13, and watch until ~26 minutes into 4-18

Recitation Style (10-25-17) <-- start ~20 minutes in

Worksheet (Aromaticity) <---Just Section 1 for now

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(10/22-10/26) Quiz 3 Practice

Relevant Questions in...

S2015 Quiz 2 (A, B, C, D, E, Key)

S2015 Quiz 3 (A, B, C, D, E, Key)

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(10/22) Reactions of Benzene Aromaticity/Reactions of Benzene

Lecture Style (4-18-2016, 4-20-2016)

Recitation Style (10-23-17, 10-25-17, 11-1-17)

Handout (Aromaticity)

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Part 5. Pericyclic Reactions

(10/29) Diels-Alder

Lecture Style (9-24-2014)

'How to' Diels-Alder Lecture (11-6-17)

(10/31) 3,3-Sigmatropic (10-15-2014, 2-25-2015).

'How to' Claisen/Cope Lecture (11-8-17)

Handout (Pericyclic Reactions)

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(11/5-11/9) Quiz 4 Practice

Relevant Questions in...

s2015 Quiz 3 (A, B, C, D, E, Key)

f2014 Quiz 3 (A, B, Key)

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Part 6. Amines

(11/7) Amines

Lecture Style (5-9-2016)

Recitation Style (11-22-17, 11-27-17)

Handounts (Amines)

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Part 7. C-C Bond Forming

(11/14) Pd-Catalyzed Coupling

Lecture (5-11-2016, 5-4-17)

(11/19)

Lecture (11-29-17)

Handount (Catalytic C-C Bond Forming)

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(11-20) Exam 2

F2017 Exam 2

S2015 Exam 2 (Key)

S2016 Exam 2 (Key)

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Part 8. Biomolecules and Sugars

(11/28)Amino Acids and Peptides

Lecture (11-23-2014, 11-26-2014, s2015)

(12/3) Carbohydrates

Lecture (A, B)

Also, watch: Awesome Prof. Bertozzi Chemistry

(12/5) Lipids (Lipids)

(12/10) Polymers (Polymers)

Handouts (Biomolecules)

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(12/3-12/7) Quiz 5 Practice

s2015 (A, B, C, D, E)

f2014 (Quiz 4, A, B, C, Key)

f2014 (Quiz 5 Key)

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FINAL EXAM, Wednesday Dec. 20th

Fall2017 Exam (Key)

Fall 2014 Exam (Key)

Final Exam Practice

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Additional Reading and Problems

James Howell Worksheets

 

Additional Resources

Khan Academy

Master Organic Chemistry

Advanced Organic Chemistry Problems