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|Representations of Methane|
This simple animation shows four representations of methane.
Click here to start the interactive: Representations of Methane.
These interactives explain how to name hydrocarbons.
Click here to start the interactive: Alkane Nomenclature 1.
Click here to start the interactive: Alkane Nomenclature 2.
|Naming Organic Compounds|
What are the naming conventions for the different types of organic molecules containing functional groups? Select a functional group from the list and wait for the name to appear.
Click here to start the interactive: Naming Organic Compounds.
|Boiling Points of Organic Molecules|
This interactive allows you to choose a hydrocarbon molecule and add any one of 6 functional groups to it. See how different functional groups affect the boiling point of a molecule.
Click here to start the interactive: Boiling Points of Organic Molecules.