Aim:What is organic chemistry? QQ:None Do Now:What do sugar, caffeine, aspirin and plastic all have in common? Organic Chemistry:the study of carbon and most carbon-based compoundsThere are many more organic compounds than inorganic compounds…why? Carbon is able to form up to 4 covalent bonds Saturated and Unsaturated Saturated:compound containing only carbon-carbon single bonds Unsaturated:compound containing at least one double or triple carbon-carbon bond Representing Organic MoleculesMolecular FormulaProvides the type and quantity of atoms Methane: Ethane: CH4C2H6 Structural FormulaShows how the molecule looks in 2D Methane: Ethane: Stereochemistry FormulaShows how the molecule looks in 3D Methane: Ethane: Condensed Structural Formula
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