Course curriculum

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    QTW - Question of the Week
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    4a. Organic Compounds
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    4b. Organic Reactions
    • Organic Reactions Summary
    • Organic Reactions Flowchart Poster
    • 1. Alkanes - Combustion & Substitution Reactions
    • 2. Alkenes - Addition Reactions
    • 3. Alcohols - Combustion, Oxidation & Substitution Reactions
    • 4. Carboxylic Acid Reactions
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers
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    4c. IR Spectroscopy
    • IR Spectroscopy Summary
    • 1. Vibrational Energy, Dipole Moments & IR Absorption
    • 2. IR Spectrometer
    • 3. Interpreting IR Spectra
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers
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    4d. Mass Spectroscopy
    • Mass Spectrometry Summary
    • 1. Mass Spectrometer
    • 2. Interpreting Mass Spectra & Fragmentation
    • 3. Effect of Isotopes: M+1 and M+2 Peaks
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers
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    4e. NMR Spectroscopy
    • NMR Spectroscopy Summary
    • 1. Nuclear Spin, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
    • 2. Basic Features of an NMR Spectrometer
    • 3. Chemical Shifts, TMS, Interpreting Low Resolution NMR Spectra
    • 4.Nuclear Shielding, H Environments, Number of Peaks, Area Under Peaks
    • 5. High Resolution NMR - Signal Splitting
    • 6. Carbon-13 NMR
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers
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    4f. Combining Spectroscopy Techniques
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers
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    4g. Chromatography
    • Chromatography Summary
    • 1. Paper Chromatography, Stationary, Mobile Phases, Adsorption,Desorption
    • 2. Thin Layer Chromatography
    • 3. Retardation Factor
    • 4. Column Chromatography, HPLC
    • 5. Qualitative Analysis, Retention Times
    • 6. Quantitative Analysis, Area Under the Peak, Calibration Curves
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers
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    4h. Food Chemistry
    • Triglycerides Summary
    • Carbohydrates Summary
    • Proteins Summary
    • Enzymes Summary
    • Vitamins Summary
    • Metabolism of Food Summary
    • 1. Triglycerides: Formation, Properties
    • 2. Triglycerides: Saturated, Unsaturated, Trans Fats
    • 3. Triglycerides: Fats, Oils, Essential, Non-Essential
    • 4. Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides, Glucose
    • 5. Carbohydrates: Disaccharides, Glycosidic Links
    • 6. Carbohydrates: Polysaccharides, Starch, Glycogen, Cellulose
    • 7. Proteins: Amino Acids and Zwitterions
    • 8. Proteins: Peptide Bonds and Polypeptides
    • 9. Proteins: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Quaternary Structures
    • 10. Enzymes: Function, Models, Coenzymes
    • 11. Enzymes: Denaturation by Temperature or pH, Zwitterions
    • 12. Vitamins: Functions and Sources
    • 13. Vitamins: Water Soluble, Fat Soluble
    • 14. Metabolism of Carbohydrates & Glycaemic Index
    • 15. Metabolism of Triglycerides & Anti-Oxidants
    • 16. Metabolism of Proteins
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers
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    4i. Calorimetry
    • Calorimetry Summary
    • 1. Calorimetry, Specific Heat Capacity
    • 2. Calibration Factor
    • 3. Solution Calorimetry
    • 4. Bomb Calorimetry
    • 5. Calorimetry Calculations
    • 6. Nutritional Panels Energy of Foods
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers
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    4j. Volumetric Analysis
    • Volumetric Analysis Summary
    • 1. Volume-Volume Stoichiometry
    • 2. Standard Solutions
    • 3. Titration Glassware Set-up
    • 4. Indicators - End Point, Equivalence Point
    • 5. Errors
    • 6. Sources of Error
    • 7. Redox Tritration
    • 8. Calculation, Dilution, Titration Example 1
    • 9. Calculation, Dilution, Titration Example 2
    • VCAA Exam Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: VCCA Multiple Choice Questions
    • Worksheet 1: Answers