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Main Index

 General Chemistry

 Organic & Biochemistry

Introduction to the Study of Chemistry - Atoms, Elements, Compounds, Chemical Properties, Physical Properties

Hydrocarbon Compounds - Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Cyclic, Aromatic

Polymers - Addition, condensation, rubber, silcones.

Demonstrations - Directions
Density - Liquids, Gases, Ice, Gold bar, Diet vs. Regular Coke Organic Names - Summary and Major Functional Groups Environmental Issues:
Global Warming
Acid Rain
Ozone Depletion
Compounds and Bonding - Ionic / Covalent and Bonding,
Pi Bond Comparison
Fossil Fuels - Natural Gas, Oil refining, Gasoline, Combustion Water Resources - hydrologic cycle
Ground Water - "mining", salt water intrustion
Wastewater Treatment - Elmhurst Sewage Treatment Plant - Virtual Tour
Intermolecular Forces - Ionic, Polar, Non-polar, Hydrogen Bonding  Vision - Application of alkene cis/trans isomers Natural Biochemical Cycles - carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycles
Molecular Polarity - Electrostatic Potential, Simple Inorganics, Organic Functional Groups Carbonyls - Aldehydes and Ketones
Carbohydrates I
- Monosaccharides; Carbohydrates II - Di-, Polysaccharides
Carbohydrate MiniTopics- Glucose test, Iodine Test, Tooth Decay, High Fructose Corn Syrup
Sweeteners -Sweet receptor site, Aspartame, Saccharin, etc.

 Solid Waste -

Solar Energy - earth balance
Food Energy - Food chain, food pyramid

 Solutions and Solubility - Salt dissolving,
polar and non-polar solubility, temperture and pressure effects
Lipids I -Fatty Acids, Triglycerides, Phosphoglyceriedes, wax, soap, lipid bilayer
Lipids II - Steroids, Prostagalndins, Sphingolipids
Lipid MiniTopics - Hydrogenation, Olestra, Micelles, Detergents, Anabolic Steroids, Birth Control

Petrochemicals - raw, primary, intermediate

Iron Blast Furnace -
Aluminum Refining - electrolysis
Copper Mining and Smelter - Arizona mines

Gases and Pressure - under construction Amino Acids - Structures and Properties
Proteins - Structure, Silk, Collagen, Myoglobin, Hemoglobin;
Protein MiniTopics - Immunoglobin, Hair
 Risk Assesment - Toxicology
Molecular Geometry - molecular geometry types, organic molecular geometry Enzymes - Lock and Key, Cofactors, Alcohol Dehydrogenase, Carboxypeptidase, Chymotrypsin, Inhibitors, Regulators  
Acids and Bases - Neutralization, Strength, pH Scale, Indicators
Blood Buffers - Acid Base Balance, Acidosis, Alkalosis
DNA/RNA -Nucleotides, DNA double helix, DNA replication, RNA transcription, Protein Synthesis  
 Fluid and Electrolyte Balance - Application of osmosis, diffusion Metabolism Overview - Bioenergetics, ATP, Coenzymes, Electron Transport Chain
Carbohydrate Metabolism - Glycolysis,
Citric Acid Cycle,
Lipid Metabolism,
Protein Metabolism
Review Metabolism
Drug Chemistry - Antibiotics, Anticancer
Drug Receptors - Neurotransmitters, Adrenergic, Cholinergic
Central Nervous System Drugs - Stimulants, Antidepressants, Sedative, Hallucinogens, Narcotics, Local Anesthetics