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Organic Chemistry Help Podcast by AceOrganicChem.com

Each video organic chemistry session takes one topic and shows you the professor's tricks, a practice problem, virtual whiteboard, and a helpful website. Designed for organic chemistry students of all levels. More can be found at http://www.aceorganicchem.com

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Alcohols to Alkyl Halides: Episode 1-3 of Organic Chemistry Help

In this episode, we show you some methods for converting alcohols to alkyl halides.  

5mins

21 Oct 2012

Rank #1

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SN1 reactions: Episode 1-9 of organic chemistry help

In this episode, we examine the SN1 reaction from a couple of different points of view.  We also go to the virtual whiteboard to clear up a misconception on the reaction and discover a website with some fun chemistry stuff like organic chemistry tetris.  As always, you can find more help at organic chemistry.  

13mins

3 Dec 2012

Rank #2

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SN2 Reaction: Episode 1-8 of Organic Chemistry Help

In this episode, we examine the SN2 reaction.  We examine what makes a good substrate, look at some problems on the virtual whiteboard, and hear about a website that has organic chemistry mechanisms.  

16mins

26 Nov 2012

Rank #3

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Radicals: Episode 1-4 of Organic Chemistry Help

In this episode, we take a closer look at radical reactions and why they work like they do.  We'll go to the virtual whiteboard to see some examples and hear about another helpful website.

11mins

29 Oct 2012

Rank #4

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EAS Tricks: Episode 1-10 of organic chemistry help

In this episode, we go to the virtual whiteboard to discuss the resonance reasons behind o,p and meta selectivity in EAS.  Then, we start the presentation and see three different tricks that your professor might try to pull on your final exam and how to get around them.  Finally, we get to a pretty fun website that melds comic books and the periodic table.  As always, you can find more resources to help you at www.aceorganicchem.com

12mins

8 Dec 2012

Rank #5