• Chemistry
  • Year 12

Properties and Reactions of Hydrocarbons

approx. 6 hrs

5 topics

29 concepts

Develop your understanding of the physical and chemical properties of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons and gain confidence for your final exams.

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The Properties and Reactions of Hydrocarbons Program aligns with the second "chunk" of Module 7 and investigates physical properties and sources of hydrocarbons as well as the addition and substitution reactions they undergo.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 5 topics, broken down into 29 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Properties of Hydrocarbons 17 concepts

    1. Fractional Distillation of Crude Oil

    2. Impacts of Hydrocarbons

    3. Uses of Hydrocarbons

    4. Intermolecular Forces of Hydrocarbons

    5. Economic Impacts of Hydrocarbons

    6. Precautions when Handling Hydrocarbons

    7. Boiling Point of Alkenes and Alkynes

    8. How Molecular Shape affects Boiling Point

    9. Solubility of Hydrocarbons

    10. Sociocultural Impacts of Hydrocarbons

    11. Flash Point

    12. Environmental Impacts of Hydrocarbons

    13. Volatility of Hydrocarbons

    14. Boiling Points of Straight Chain Alkanes

    15. Origin of Hydrocarbons

    16. Naming Hydrocarbons

    17. Hydrocarbons

  • Substitution Rxns of Alkanes 3 concepts

    1. Reactions of Organic Compounds

    2. Reactions of Alkanes

    3. Substitution Reactions of Alkanes

  • Addition Reactions 7 concepts

    1. Hydration

    2. Hydrogenation

    3. Bromine Water Test

    4. Addition Reactions

    5. Hydrohalogenation

    6. Halogenation

    7. Markovnikov's Rule

  • Reactions of Hydrocarbons 1 concept

    1. Reactions of Hydrocarbons

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