Crash Course Chemistry

  • Alkenes & Alkynes | Crash Course Chemistry

    Today Hank talks about the deliciousness of alkenes & alkynes, their structures, and how to remember which is which by simply knowing the alphabet. Also, he breaks down hydrogenation, halogenation, polymerization, and triglycerides all while helping us figure out the meaning of different names for fats.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Aromatics and Cyclic Compounds | Crash Course Chemistry

    This week Hank talks about Aromatics and Cyclic Compounds and naming their substituents, resonance as well as common reactions & uses. What's that smell? Smell's like Organic Chemistry!

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Hydrocarbon Derivatives | Crash Course Chemistry

    Hank takes today's Crash Course video to discuss some confusing ideas about Hydrocarbon Derivatives, but then makes it all make more sense.

    Grades: 9-12
  • Nomenclature | Crash Course Chemistry

    Hank explores the naming conventions that exist within the chemistry community. IUPAC exists but try to keep in mind that they're doing it for the greater good. In this episode, Hank talks about IUPAC, prefixes, suffixes, ranking, numbers for carbon chains, and cis or trans double bonds.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Polymers | Crash Course Chemistry

    The world of Polymers is so amazingly integrated into our daily lives that we sometimes forget how amazing they are. Here, Hank talks about how they were developed an the different types of Polymers that are common in the world today, including some that may surprise you.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • The Global Carbon Cycle | Crash Course Chemistry

    Hank takes us on a tour of the The Global Carbon Cycle and how it all works. From Carbon Fixation to Redox Reactions, it's all contained within!

    Grades: 9-13+