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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 10 Organic Chemistry Brief 8A Reminder of Quiz Dates! Quiz DATES: Wednesday May 6 Monday June 1 Please look at Smartsite for changes in workshop times and dates. Molecule Scavenger Hunt Assignment is posted on the Smartsite under assignments. 60 points total-- also allows you to explore your interests related to this class! Must turn in a hardcopy on June 3 (last day of class) Last time We were learning about reactions and identifying electrophiles and nucleophiles.. Note: Nucleophile do not necessarily have a negative charge-- they can be neutral but need to have to be electron rich. e.g. amines RNH 2 Similarly, electrophiles are not necessary positively charged. e.g. BF 3 Nucleophile or Electrophile?? NaSCH 2 CH 3 A.Electrophile B.Nucleophile Which is the best nucleophile? A) CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 OH B) CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 ONa C) CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 OCH 3 Reaction Coordinate Diagrams: A way of visualizing reactions and describing energetics E n...
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