The Diels-Alder Reaction in Water
Diels-Alder reactions are very important tools in carbon-carbon bond formation. Much
study has been done on the mechanisms and reaction rates of this reaction. Exciting
work focuses on the rate acceleration of these react
Lecture #6 A Greener Bromination of Stilbene
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What is Stilbene used for?
TheDielsAlderReactioninWater Adapted from McKenzie, L. C.; Huffman, L. M.; Hutchison, J. E. DielsAlder reaction in water, DepartmentofChemistry,UniversityofOregon,manuscriptinpreparation,2006.(ObtainedfromGEMS database)
Prelab Questions Bromination of (E)-Stilbene
1. Sixteen drops of 35% hydrogen peroxide is 0.8mL. (The 35% is by weight.) If
the density of the hydrogen peroxide is 1.14g/mL, how many moles of hydrogen
peroxide do you have?
2. How many moles are in 4.6mL o
The Bromination of Stilbene
In this experiment, we will take advantage of the in situ generation of bromine, through the
oxidation of hydrobromic acid with hydrogen peroxide, to effect the bromination of ( E)-stilbene to
Sodium Borohydride Reduction of Vanillin
Vanillyl alcohol is made by the reduction of vanillin, shown in the reaction below.
This material shows great promise as a renewable starting material for the synthesis of
biologically active molecules, as well as
Organic Chemistry Lab
Identification of A Solid Unknown
Chemistry 258 Section 8
Figure 1: Structure of Unknown, Unknown M-610
The objective of this experiment was t
Green Chemistry - The Conversion of Cyclohexene to Adipic Acid
Green Chemistry is a growth area in the field of science. It involves the
utilization of a set of principles that reduces or eliminates the use of highly hazardous,
toxic or polluting substanc
The world of Sir Thomas More was decidedly different from that of either Leonardo or Machiavelli.
He was educated at Oxford, served as sheriff and Member of Parliament for London treasurer
under Henry VIII
Statesman with vast experience in the e
L14_ch12-Mongols_Expansion and Pax Mongolica
Timeline: 13th -14th C.
FQ: To what extent were conditions favorable for a Mongol invasion of Eurasia and the
establishment of the Pax Mongolica?
Main Idea: The rapidity and extent of Mongol conquests was amazi
Leonardo looking for structure
1. Forward thinking
3. Looking for structure in all things
4. Looked to nature for this structure
5. Interest in science
6. Had no use for the past and the writings of the ancients
7. Other machine
L19_ch13-Civilizations of India (Gupta Empire & Mughal Empire)
Timeline: 4th C. - 17th C. CE
FS: Despite numerous invasions throughout history, the Indian Subcontinent
nurtured great civilizations.
Main Idea: Mountains and deserts to the North-east, mount
L04_ch10-High Middle Ages-Rise of Strong Monarchs
Timeline: 11th - 14th C (~1000 - 1300)
FQ: How did strengthening monarchies 'chip-away' at the 'stable' feudal system?
Main Idea: As agricultural production fuels a commercial resurgence, monarchs and
Timeline: 12th - 13th Century
FQ: Who are (were) the Mongols?
Main Idea: Unfortunately for us, much of the story about the peoples living on the
steppes north and west of the Great Wall is dominated by fictional tales spun by
L05_ch10-High Middle Ages_The Church
Timeline: 6th - 14th C.
FQ: Why did Church influence wane and increase throughout the Medieval Period?
Main Idea: Though the Church filled a void left by the collapse of the Roman Empire
(West), the great burden impose
L15_ch12-Mongols_Fragmentation & Collapse
Timeline: 14th -16th Century
FQ: Where did all the Mongol Conquerors Go?
Main Idea: The unique circumstances of the birth and growth of the Mongol Empire did not
preclude it from suffering age-old afflictions. Loc
Main Idea: Like modern diseases, Bubonic Plague originated and thrived under the economic,
social, and environmental conditions prevailing at the time. These included poverty, increased
communication with other regions, poor sanitation, lack of knowledge
Timeline: ~12th - 19th C.
FS: Japan's uniqueness is reflected in its brand of Feudalism.
Main Idea: The political development of Japan, impacted by the Chinese model, contributed to a consolidation of
power. That being a diffi
L25_ch15_Renaissance & Exploration
Timeline: 14th - 17th C.
FS: Europe looks to Italy for a 'Rebirth'. In the process, it develops a new 'World
Main Idea: Relative freedom from the feudal norms of Europe along with peculiar
geographic, political, &
1-Native American Cultures in Crisis
Two distinct and highly developed Native American ways of life existed on the Great Plains, the grassland extending through the westcentral portion of the US. Eastern side, near the lower Missouri River, tri
1-The Civil War Begins
As soon as the Confederacy was formed on Feb 4, 1861, Confederate soldiers began taking over federal installations in their states. By the
time of Lincolns inauguration on March 4, only four Southern forts remained in Uni
1-The Politics of Reconstruction
Reconstruction was the time period following the Civil War, from 1865 to 1877. This was the time period when the US began to rebuild after
the Civil War. It refers to the process the federal government used to r
L09_ch12- Golden Age of China: The Sui, Tang, and Sung dynasties.
Timeline: 6th -13th Century
FS: Where Europe is 'Dark', China 'Shines'. (Chinas Golden Age)
Main Idea: While Europe was in the midst of of an age that many scholars consider a regression fr
Page 1 of 8
The Great Society
WHY IT MATTERS NOW
The demand for reform helped
create a new awareness of
social problems, especially on
matters of civil rights and the
effects of poverty.
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America as a
The Russo-Japanese War,
the Panama Canal, and the
Mexican Revolution added
to Americas military and
WHY IT MATTERS NOW
American involvement in
conflicts around 1900 l
World War Two: Question 1 of 73
A major cause of the growth of state and Federal highway systems after World War II
1. increased use of mass transit systems
2. growing prosperity of inner-city areas
3. rapid development of suburbs
4. return of cit
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The United States sent
troops to fight in Vietnam,
but the war quickly turned
into a stalemate.
11.9.3 Trace the origins and geopolitical
consequences (foreign and domestic)
of the Cold War
1-The Origins of Progressivism
The progressive movement aimed to return control of the govt to the people, restore economic opportunities, and correct injustices in
American life. Included journalists who exposed unsafe working conditions
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The End of the War
and Its Legacy
President Nixon instituted
his Vietnamization policy,
and Americas longest war
finally came to an end.
11.8.8 Discuss forms of popular culture, with emphasis on their origins
1. Talking about the individual, man can dream something and the potential can be realized
2. Nobles are born great. Some greatness are accidental, and thrust upon you. Some work hard and
achieve greatness. This shows that not everyone can be good
Sensory Evaluation Methods
Mechanics of Good Practice
Sensory Evaluation Methods
Irresistible to women, compels them toward
you. Get unfair advantage by using
L03_ch10-High Middle Ages_Revival of Learning
Timeline: 11th - 13th C.
FS: It's not the university, its the student!
Main Idea: Despite the false accusations that the Medieval European era was
dominated by a lack of academic endeavors and achievement, the