Thursday, 10 September 2015

Alcohols - Structure

The structure of alcohols tells us a lot about their physical properties and chemical reactions. Last year, the first lesson was about the different isomers of C4H9OH, with the students starting by trying to make (and name) all of the ones that contain the alcohol functional group. Can you name these?

EXTENSION (not covered in Level 2, but worth seeing if you notice something interesting about the 3D structures of 2-butanol):

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