Alcohols, their general formula, functional groups and properties


General formula, functional group and properties of alkanes.

Burning alcohols

Comparing the quantity of energy released by various alcohols during combustion

Carboxylic acids

Alcohols that are oxidized create carboxylic acids

Combustion of natural gas

The burning of methane as a chemical reaction.


General formula, functional group and properties of cycloalkanes.

Energy from fuels

Fuels are compounds that react with oxygen to release energy


Alcohol and carboxylic acids react to cause a condensation reaction called esterification

Fossil fuels and the environment

An investigation into the use of fossil fuels and their impact on the environment.

How oil spills damage wildlife and the environment

The Exxon Valdez oil spill demonstrates the effects of pollution on the environment.

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