Dr. Starkey's CHM 3150 - Organic Chemistry II

Course Syllabus (Course Points) and Semester Schedule and Dr. Starkey's current daily schedule (see syllabus for Zoom links)

Links: Gradescope (log in with School Credentials) | Blackboard (for weekly activities) | Poll Everywhere | CHM 3150L Lab homepage | OLC rosters | Course Padlet | Discord server (invitation) | Chemistry is an extreme sport!

O-Chem Survival handouts: What to Expect (& student testimonials) | How to Earn an A | Study Hints | Study Cycle and How to Get the Most Out of Studying video series by Psychology Professor, Dr. StephenChew | Stress-Relief Toolkit compiled by CPP CAPS

Suggested Textbook problems (Klein 3rd edition)

Lecture Notes handouts (skeleton notes, in order of coverage, Klein Chapters):

1st day handouts: syllabus, clicker questions #1 (Ch. 11/review)
Ch. 11 (Synthesis/Review): Clicker Questions #1 | Clicker Questions #2 | practice transforms
Ch. 12 (Alcohols) | Ch. 13 (Ethers) - Exam I
Ch. 19 (Aldehydes/Ketones) | Ch. 20 (Carboxylic Acids/CA Derivs.) - Exam II
Ch. 21 (Enolates) | Ch. 17 (Aromaticity) | Ch. 18 (Aromatic Rxns) - Exam III
Ch. 16 (Conjugated Dienes) | Ch. 22 (Amines) - "ACS" Final Exam Ch. 1-22

Resources/Materials

Clicker Questions (and Zoom recordings of lectures): CHM 3150 Semester Schedule (Poll Everywhere)

Week 0/1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Th: worksheet8/20 1 2 Zoom8/20

Tu: 1 2 3 4 5 6
Zoom8/25 | 411

Th: worksheet8/27 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 | Zoom8/27
Tu: worksheet9/1 | 411
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 | Zoom9/1

Th: worksheet9/3 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 | Zoom9/3
Tu: worksheet9/8 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 | Zoom9/8

Th: worksheet9/10 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 | Zoom9/10

Tu: worksheet9/15 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 | Zoom9/15

OHZoom9/16
Th: Exam I (9/17)

Tu: worksheet9/22 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 | Zoom9/22

Th: worksheet9/24 | 411
1 2 3 4 | Zoom9/24


Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Week 9

Week 10
Tu: worksheet9/29 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 | Zoom9/29

Th: worksheet10/1 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 | Zoom10/1

Tu: worksheet10/6 | 411
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 | Zoom10/6

Th: worksheet10/8 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 | Zoom10/8

Tu: worksheet 10/13 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 | Zoom10/13

OH Zoom 10/14
Th: Exam II (10/15)

Tu: worksheet 10/20 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 | Zoom10/20

Th: worksheet 10/22 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 | Zoom10/22

Tu: worksheet10/27 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Zoom

Th: worksheet 10/29 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Zoom10/29


Week 11

Week 12

Week 13

Week 14

Week 15


Tu:
worksheet11/3 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Zoom

Th: worksheet11/5 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Zoom

Tu: worksheet11/10 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 | Zoom

Th: worksheeet11/12 | 411
1 2a 2b 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10a 10b | Solved 10 | Zoom11/12

Tu: class canceled | 411

Th: worksheet11/19 | 411
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Solved 9 | Zoom


Tu: Exam III
11/24

Th: Thanksgiving, 11/26

Tu: Ch. 16

Th: Ch. 22

Homework & Answer Keys for current semester

  • Chapter 12 - Alcohols skeleton notes | Ch. 12 summary | Worksheet 1
  • Alcohol/Ether Nomenclature practice worksheet and answer key
  • Cool demo: potassium + water = BOOM! (e.g., an explosive way to make hydroxide from water, or an alkoxide from an alcohol)
  • Grignard/Hydride homework (due Sunday, 9/6) and answer key
  • Submitting hand-written EOC problems? Please use this Cover Sheet and submit to Gradescope

  • Chapter 13 - Ethers & Epoxides skeleton notes | Ch. 13 summary
  • Submitting hand-written EOC problems? Please use this Cover Sheet/list of recommended problems and submit to Gradescope
  • Epoxide Ring Opening homework (due Sunday, 9/13) and answer key
  • SN2 backside attack practice and answer key

  • Exam I practice problems: Alcohol/Ether Sample Transforms and answer key
  • Exam I - answer key and blank exam (Histogram)
    See also: Exam Wrapper Reflection/Survey and Exam Corrections (due Tuesday, 9/29), and "How to Earn an A (...or B) in Organic Chemistry" handout

  • Chapter 19 - Aldehydes & Ketones skeleton notes | Ch. 19 summary
  • Submitting hand-written EOC problems? Please use this Cover Sheet and submit to Gradescope
  • Aldehyde/Ketone Nomenclature practice worksheet and answer key
  • Alcohol Synthesis homework (due Friday, 9/25) and answer key
  • Acetal formation/hydrolysis mechanism homework (due Tuesday, 9/29) answer key and common mistakes
  • Acetal/carbohydrate mechanism practice problems and answer key
  • Chapters 1-19 synthesis practice and key

  • Chapter 20 - Carboxylic Acids & Their Derivatives skeleton notes | Ch. 20 outline | Ch. 20 summary
  • Submitting hand-written EOC problems? Please use this Cover Sheet/list of recommended problems and submit to Gradescope
  • Carboxylic Acids/Derivatives Nomenclature practice problems and answer key
  • Fragrant carbonyl compounds and Infographics: Common names of carboxylic acids and Table of esters and their odors
  • Hydrolysis Mechanism homework (due Sunday, 10/11) and answer key: Hydrolysis mechanisms | Mechanism corrections

  • Exam II - answer key and blank exam (Histogram)
    See also: Exam Wrapper Reflection/Survey and Exam Corrections (due Thursday, 10/29), and "How to Earn an A (...or B) in Organic Chemistry" handout

  • Chapter 21 - Enols & Enolates skeleton notes | Ch. 21 summary
  • Submitting hand-written EOC problems? Please use this Cover Sheet/list of recommended problems and submit to Gradescope
  • Phenol acidity homework (due Sunday, 10/25) and answer key
  • "Messy Aldol" homework (due Sunday, 10/25) and answer key: page 1 | page 2
  • Chapter 21 synthesis practice problems and answer key

  • Chapter 17/18 - Aromatic Compounds & Their Reactions Outline/Schedule | Ch. 17/18 summary
  • Skeleton lecture notes: Chapter 17 and Chapter 18
  • Submitting hand-written EOC problems? Please use these lists of recommended problems for Chapter 17 and Chapter 18 as Cover Sheets and submit to Gradescope
  • EAS Homework #1 (due Tuesday, 11/10) and answer key
  • EAS Homework #2 (due Sunday, 11/15) and answer key
  • Summary of Reagents for aromatic reactions (Ch. 18) and diazonium salts (Ch. 22)
  • Aromatic synthesis extra practice problems and answer key: page 1 | page 2

  • Chapter 16 - Conjugated Diends & Diels-Alder Reaction Ch. 16 summary
  • Skeleton lecture notes: Chapter 16

  • Chapter 22 - Amines Ch. 22 summary
  • Skeleton lecture notes Chapter 22 (amine IUPAC Ch 22 handout key)
  • Amine/Alcohol/Ether additional IUPAC practice problems and answer key



    1st Day Materials & Info (FYI, CHM 3150L lab resources are available too)


    Sample Exams

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    "The structure known, but not yet accessible by synthesis, is to the chemist
    what the unclimbed mountain, the uncharted sea, the untilled field, the unreached planet, are to others."
    R. B. Woodward,
    Nobel Laureate Chemistry (1965)

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