CHEM 30B  Dr. R. Rinehart            Unsaturated Hydrocarbon Workshop

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1)  Using Netscape*, go to http://c4.cabrillo.edu/chem30b/exercises/chpt_12_061200/index.html
[or go to http://c4.cabrillo.edu/chem30b/exercises/exerhome.html  and select  Chapter 12]..
There are nine exercises. Omit exercises 3, 6, and 8. Go through each of the others in sequence and answer the questions asked on the worksheet provided
[or if you’re doing this outside class, use the link to print your own worksheet]. HINT: Use the right-click pop-up menu to change the display as needed. In most cases, The “Sticks” display is most useful, and unchecking the “Display Hydrogens” option is a big help in drawing line structures. You MUST indicate heteroatoms [and attached H] using their symbols.

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HINT: Use the right-click pop-up menu to change the display as needed.  

2)  Visit Dave Woodcock’s sites at Okanagan University College:

 http://www.molecularmodels.ca/molecule/Alkenes.htm  ,

 http://www.molecularmodels.ca/molecule/Alkynes.htm  and

  http://www.molecularmodels.ca/molecule/Aromatics.htm .

Scroll down the lists of compounds, pick a few from each class for viewing, and record your observations in the boxes of the table provided in class: 

Compound Name

Line Structure

Dave’s comments in brief [and/or what caught your interest about this particular compound]

Alkenes

Line Structure

Comments

Compound Name

Line Structure

Dave’s comments in brief [and/or what caught your interest about this particular compound]

Alkynes

Line Structure

Comments

 

Compound Name

Line Structure

Dave’s comments in brief [and/or what caught your interest about this particular compound]

Aromatics

Line Structure

Comments

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