Online Videos –

Introduction to Organic Chemistry

These videos of our regular classes are available to our regular class students.

Each lesson is broken up into a few videos. In the description below each video, you can look for the content or question that you would like to view or revisit.

08  Introduction to Organic Chemistry (Week 1)
J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 1-1
  • Overview and introduction

  • Determining oxidation number of carbons in compounds (Q1, Q2, Q3)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 1-2
  • sp3 hybridisation

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 1-3
  • sp2 hybridisation (Q4)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 1-4
  • sp hybridisation

  • Practice questions on hybridisation (Q5, Q6, Q7)

  • Additional practice questions (Q8, Q9, Q10)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 1-5
  • Formulae of organic compounds

  • Drawing skeletal formulae (Q11)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 1-6
  • Practice questions on shapes and bonding in organic molecules (Q12, Q13, Q14)

08  Introduction to Organic Chemistry (Week 2)
J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 2-1
  • Aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic compounds

  • Functional groups and homologous series (Q15, Q16)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 2-4
  • Integrated practice question on combustion data, isomerism, and chemical bonding (Q22)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 2-2
  • IUPAC rules of nomenclature for organic compounds (Q17, Q18)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 2-5
  • Cis-trans isomerism (Q23, Q24, Q25)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 2-3
  • Constitutional isomerism: chain, positional and functional group isomerism (Q19, Q20, Q21)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 2-6
  • Physical properties of cis-trans isomers

  • Drawing cis-trans isomers with more than one C=C bond

08  Introduction to Organic Chemistry (Week 3)
J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 3-1
  • Enantiomerism

  • Chiral carbons (Q28, Q29)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 3-2
  • Enantiomers

  • R, S notations (enrichment)

  • Drawing of enantiomers (Q30)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 3-3
  • Properties of enantiomers

  • Optical activity, racemic mixtures, and plane-polarised light (Q31, Q32, Q33)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 3-4
  • Molecules with more than one chiral centre (diastereomers) (Q34)

  • Meso compounds (Q35)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 3-5
  • Determining maximum number of stereoisomers (Q36 to Q41)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 3-6
  • Organic reaction terminology: homolytic fission, heterolytic fission, degree of substitution

  • Types of organic reactions (Q42, Q43)

J1A-24 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Video 3-7
  • Types of organic species: electrophiles, nucleophiles, free radicals (Q44 to Q47)

  • Organic reactivity terminology: delocalisation, electronic effects, steric hindrance