Crude Oil and Alkanes (Fuel)

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Key takeaways
Learn how to define crude oil and alkane.
To be able to describe the structure of alkanes.
To be able to name the first 5 alkanes and calculate their molecular formula.
Jessica Klein Deters Host: Jessica is currently the Head of Science at a secondary school in Somerset. Previously she was both the Head of Science and Head of Sixth Form at a school in Greater London. Jessica has a total of 7 years teaching experience in schools from KS3 to KS5; AQA Combined Science, AQA Separate Science, OCR, IBMYP and IB Diploma.

Have you heard of crude oil but don't know what it is? In this class, students will learn how to define crude oil and name the first 5 alkanes. Students will be able to describe the structure of alkanes and be able to calculate the molecular formula of any alkane using its general formulae. This class also gives students the opportunity to work through some exam style GCSE questions. This class is great for those in Years 9 - 11 who are preparing for their exams!

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Suitable for:

This Chemistry class is suitable for students in Years 9-11 or S3-S5.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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