Immersive Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Live Learning

Course Information

This is a live Introduction to Organic Chemistry course. It follows from concepts in First Semester Chemistry, and it makes a lot of sense to take this course before Second Semester Chemistry. It’s going to be a fun, easy introduction to the fascinating science of what’s inside food, living things, and lots of chemical products out there. It’s a unique, approachable online organic chemistry class for high school aged and younger to learn organic chemistry.

Dates and Times for Live Classes:

Summer 2021: June 3 – Aug 10
Tuesday-Thursday 2 PM PST / 5 PM EST schedule
(one lesson/two classes per week)

Summer 2021 Introduction to Organic Chemistry will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 3 to August 10, 2021 from 2-2:50 PM PST (Pacific time) or 5-5:50 PM EST. There is a break for holidays from July 1-6.

The schedule and topics are below.

weekTuesdays
2-2:50 PM PST
5-5:50 PM EST
Thursdays
2-2:50 PM PST
5-5:50 PM EST
1June 3
Lesson 1: Alkanes
2June 8
Lesson 1: Alkanes
June 10
Lesson 2: Alkenes
3June 15
Lesson 2: Alkenes
June 17
Lesson 3: cis and trans alkenes
4June 22
Lesson 3: cis and trans alkenes
June 24
Lesson 4: Cyclic hydrocarbons
5Jun 29
Lesson 4: Cyclic hydrocarbons
July 1
CANADA DAY
BREAK NO CLASS
6July 6
INDEPENDENCE DAY USA
BREAK NO CLASS
July 8
Lesson 5: Alcohols, aldehydes and acids
7July 13
Lesson 5: Alcohols, aldehydes and acids
July 15
Lesson 6: Amines & amino acids
8July 20
Lesson 6: Amines & amino acids
July 22
Lesson 7: Chiral carbon and sugars
9July 27
Lesson 7: Chiral carbon and sugars
July 29
Lesson 8: Hydration & dehydration for polymers
10Aug 3
Lesson 8: Hydration & dehydration for polymers
Aug 5
Lesson 9: Polymers in food
11Aug 10
Lesson 9: Polymers in food

Is This Course for Me?

“Intro to O-Chem” is a unique, approachable online organic chemistry class for high school aged and younger learners. Learn organic chemistry the easy way!

You may take this course after completing First Semester Chemistry, and then continue to Second Semester Chemistry.