Dr. Starkey's CHM 315 Organic Chemistry

Chemistry is an extreme sport!

Most recent Syllabus and Dr. Starkey's current schedule (finals week schedule) and O-Chem Survival handouts:

What to Expect (& student testimonials) | How to Earn an A | OLC rosters | Blackboard journals (instructions) | Facebook group

Suggested Textbook problems (Wade): 7th edition | 8th edition | 9th edition

Lecture Notes handouts (in order of coverage): Ch. 6 Part 1 | Ch. 6 Part 2 | Ch. 7 | Ch. 8/9 part 1 | part 2 (alkene rxn summary) | Ch. 10 | Ch. 11 | Ch. 14 | Ch. 18

Supplemental Resources/Materials

Clicker Questions (and pages of lecture notes packet covered Tu/Th):

+1 point will be given on the Final Exam for anyone who is using a clicker in CHM 314 this quarter. Please click on this survey link to "register" your clicker for this class (I do not require online registration for the iClicker because they charge students for access). Have your clicker handy when you do the survey because the survey asks for your clicker number.
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(pg.6-1 to 6-2)
(pg.6-2 to 6-4)
1 2 3 4 5 (4/5 5:30 handout)
(pg.6-5 to 6-9)
(pg.7-1,7-2, start 7-1a)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
(pg.7-1a,8-1,8-2)
(pg.8-3 to 8-5)
1 2 3 4
(pg.8-6 to 8-10)
(pg.8-10 to top 8-13)
1 2 3
(pg.8-13 to 8-16,10-1,10-1a)
Exam I
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
1 2 3 4 5
(pg.10-2 to top of 10-5)
(pg.10-5,11-1,11-2)
1 2 3 4 5
(pg.11-3,1-4,14-1)
(pg.14-1 to 14-3)
1 2 Exam II, 5/17
(pg.14-4,10-6,18-1)
1 2 3 4 5
(pg.18-2 to 18-4)
(pg.18-6, acetals)
1 2 3 4 5 6
(pg.18-4,18-5)
(pg.18-7,18-8 &
applications of acetals )

1st Day Materials & Info (FYI, CHM 318L lab resources are available too)

Homework & Answer Keys for current quarter

None available at this time.

Online Practice Problem sets (by Tutor Bill Weigel)

Would you like to review Chapter 7 and 8 material? Check out the following practice exercises/tutorials!


Sample Exams

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Last updated June 6, 2018.