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Brooklyn College Chemistry Department

Ph.D. in Chemistry at CUNY Graduate Center

Organic II

Tutoring Information/Hours

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Syllabus

Spring 2019

Lecture Videos (Fall 2014 playlist, Spring 2015 playlist)

Regrade Request Form

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Part 1

(8/28) Organic Refresher (Organic I playlist)

(9/4, 9/5, 9/9) 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)

F2019 Lectures (8-28-2019) (9-4-2019) (9-5-2019) (9-9-2019)

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(9/9-9/13) 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

Fall 2018 (Quiz and Answers)

Fall 2019 (Quiz and Answers)

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Part 2. Reactions of Carbonyls

(9/11, 9/16) 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

F2018 Lectures (9-24-2018, 9-26-2018)

F2019 Lectures (9-9-2019 had technical issues, see past video here for alternative) (9-16-2019)

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(9/18, 9/23) Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

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

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

Handouts (Carboxylic Acids)

Fall 2018 (10-1-2018)

Fall 2019 (9-18-2019, 9-23-2019)

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(9/23-9/27) 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)

F2018 (Quiz and Answers)

F2019 (Quiz and Answers)

Reactions of Carbonyls (Continued)

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(9/25) 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)

Fall 2018 (10-15-2018)

Fall 2019 (10-25-2019)

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(10/7) Exam 1 (Review on 10/2)

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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Exam 1 Breakdown

Fall 2018 (answers)

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Part 4. Conjugated Systems and Reactions of Benzene

(10/16-10/23)

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

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

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

Handout (Aromaticity)

Fall 2018 10-17-2018, 10-22-2018, 10-24-2018

Fall 2019 10-16-2019, 10-21-2019

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(10/28-10/31) Quiz 3 Practice

Relevant Questions in...

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

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

Fall 2018 (Key)

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Part 5. Pericyclic Reactions

(10/26) Diels-Alder

Lecture Style (9-24-2014)

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

(10/28, 10/30) 3,3-Sigmatropic (10-15-2014, 2-25-2015).

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

Handout (Pericyclic Reactions)

Fall 2018 10-29-2018, 10-31-2018, 11-5-2018

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(11/11-11/15) Quiz 4 Practice

Relevant Questions in...

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

f2014 Quiz 3 (A, B, Key)

F2018 (answers)

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Part 6. Amines

(11/4, 11/7) Amines

Lecture Style (5-9-2016)

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

Handounts (Amines)

Fall 2018 - 11-7-2018, 11-12-2018

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Part 7. C-C Bond Forming

(11/11 - 11/18) Pd-Catalyzed Coupling

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

Lecture (11-29-17)

Handount (Catalytic C-C Bond Forming)

Fall 2018 11-14-2018, 11-19-2018

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(11-25) Exam 2

F2017 Exam 2

S2015 Exam 2 (Key)

S2016 Exam 2 (Key)

Review Lecture (11-21-2018)

F2018 Exam (Key)

Breakdown

High - 95

Average - 46

~A (>80, 9 students)

~B (60 - 79, 18 students)

~C (40-59, 31 students)

~D (30-39, 13 students)

~F (<30, 25 students)

Please get me any regrade requests by Dec. 10th. Questions about how to submit a regrade request, see syllabus.

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Part 8. Biomolecules and Sugars

(11/27)Amino Acids and Peptides

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

(12/2) Carbohydrates and Nucleic Acids

Lecture (A, B)

Also, watch: Awesome Prof. Bertozzi Chemistry

(12/4) Lipids (Lipids)

(12/9) Polymers (Polymers)

Handouts (Biomolecules)

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(12/6-12/12) 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, Monday Dec. 17th

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