Kevin Revell

Flipped Resources

Blog Post created by Kevin Revell on Aug 26, 2016

This is an aggregated set of teaching resources contributed by the Flipped Chemistry community, especially useful in flipped classroom environments. If you would like to submit a relevant tool or resource which you have found useful in your own teaching experience, please tell us - we'll review and get it listed for everyone to see!

 

Units & Measurement

 

Title

Type

Description

Conversion Factors

Video

First video in a series by Kevin Davies. An introduction to the factor-label method for unit conversions. Used in my general chemistry class, but suitable for introductory chemistry as well. Length: 4 minutes.

Unitary Analysis

Video

The second video in the series from Kevin Davies - this features an example problem showing how conversion factors can be used in dimensional analysis. Useful for general or introductory chemistry. Length: 5 minutes.

Unitary Analysis Example Problem

Video

Third video in a series by Kevin Davies. Shows sample problem for unitary analysis. Length: 7 minutes.

Measurement & Significant Digits

Video

From Kevin Revell. A brief overview of fundamental units, then an overview of precision, accuracy, and significant digits. Does not include calculations with significant digits - this is left for in-class.

 

 

Atomic Theory

Title

Type

Description

Atomic Structure & Isotopes

Video

An introduction to atomic structure, and to isotopes. An in-class presentation from Jim Zoval.

 

Structure & Bonding

Title

Type

Description

Formal Charge

Video

An introduction to formal charge by Kevin Davies. Length: 7 minutes.

Formal Charge & Oxidation Numbers

Video

A brief review explaining the difference between formal charge and oxidation number. By Kevin Davies. Length: 7 minutes.

Polarity of a Molecule

Video

A qualitative, vector-addition perspective on finding the net dipole of a molecule. By Kevin Davies. Length: 8 minutes.

Solutions

Title

Type

Description

Writing Total and Net Ionic Equations

From Heath Giesbrecht. An example of the ionic equations from the combination of sodium fluoride and lead nitrate. 6 minutes.

Gases

 

Title

Type

Description

Intro to Gases

Video

A basic introduction to the kinetic theory of gases, including pressure and a description of a manometer.

Combined Gas Laws

Video

Pre-class video, including an overview of kinetic theory of gases, and the relationships between pressure, volume, and temperature. Several example problems included.

Ideal Gas Law

Video

Pre-class video

 

Acids & Bases

Title

Type

Description

Intro to Acids & Bases

Video

Pre-class video introducing acids & bases. It includes a pictoral description of acid dissociation in water that I really like.

Spectroscopy

Title

Type

Description

NUTS NMR training video

Video

A brief tutorial on using the NUTS software to process NMR data. Useful for organic lab sections.

Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

Title

Type

Description

Naming Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

Video

A summary of how to name each of the carboxylic acid derivatives, with examples.

Alcohols

Title

Type

Description

Oxidation of Alcohols - Chromium Reagents

Video

This video presents an overview of oxidation/reduction as applied to organic chemistry, as well as examples of chromium oxidations of alcohols (Jones Reagent & PCC).

 

Amines

Title

Type

Description

Preparation of Amines

Video

Pre-class video (20 minutes) including sample reactions.

Thermochemistry

Title

Type

Description

Enthalpy of Formation

Video

Pre-class video with example problems.

Hess' Law

Video

Pre-class video with example problems

Forms & Sources of Energy

Video

From PowerBytz. A low-level overview of renewable & non-renewable sources of energy

States of Matter: Basics

Interactive

Good states of matter simulator from PhET at the U. of Colorado. Useful for molecular visualization, highlighting the effects of temperature and pressure on phase. Java-based applet.

Clausius Clapeyron Equation

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht. A problem-solving session using the Clausius-Clapeyron Equation.

Calculate Lattice Energy (LE) Using the Born-Haber Cycle

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht. Calculate the lattice energy (LE) of sodium chloride using the Born-Haber process, if given a table with the following reaction equations:

Na (s) + 1/2 Cl2 (g) → NaCl (s) ∆H°fNaCl = -411 kJ/mol

Cl2 (g) → 2 Cl (g) BECl2 = +242 kJ/mol

Cl2 + e- → Cl- (g) EACl = -364 kJ/mol

Na (s) → Na (g) ∆H°atomNa = +108 kJ/mol

Na (g) → Na+ (g) + e- IENa = + 500. kJ/mol

Na+ (g) + Cl- (g) → NaCl (s) LENaCl = ?

10 minutes long

Alkenes

Title

Type

Description

Elimination of Alcohols to form Alkenes

Video

A video highlighting the elimination of alcohols to alkenes. Covers product mixtures (Zaitsev's rule) as well as E1 and E2 mechanistic pathways.

Alkene Epoxidation Using mCPBA - Alkene to Epoxide

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht. Epoxidation of Alkenes using mCPBA. Includes mechanism and 3-D considerations. 7 minutes.


Alkyl Halides

Title

Type

Description

Mechanism - Benzylic Bromination using the NBS Radical

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht. A discussion of the mechanism of NBS benzylic bromination. 10 minutes.


Bonding & Molecular Shape

Title

Type

Description

Molecular Shapes Simulation

Interactive

Very good molecular geometry simulator from PhET at the U. of Colorado. Fun to play with, with both molecular and electronic geometries shown. Java-based applet.

Stereochemistry

Title

Type

Description

Condensed Structure to Lewis Structure - Identify Chiral Molecules

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht - a nice summary of identifying chiral molecules, starting from condensed structures. 9 minutes.

Stereoisomer-geometric isomers

Video

Find the number of stereoisomers for a molecule containing both a chiral center and an an alkene

Cyclohexane Ring Systems - Cis or Trans Isomer

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht. 6 minutes.


Bonding & Compounds

Title

Type

Description

Molecular Orbital Theory - Build F2+

Video

From Heath Giesbrech


Chemical Equilibrium

Title

Type

Description

Organic Lab - Partition Coefficient

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht. A description of using the partition coefficient calculation in an organic extraction. 5 minutes.

Comparing Reaction Quotient & Equilibrium Constant to Determine Reaction Direction

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht. A sample problem showing comparison of Qc to Kc - 3.5 minutes.

Chemical Equations

Title

Type

Description

Determining Formal Charge - Carbon Monoxide

Video

From Heath Giesbrecht. Calculation of Formal Charge on the CO molecule. Two minutes long.

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