Structure and Formulae of Alkenes

Curriculum support20 mins£3.50

Key takeaways
Describe alkenes and their function  
Name the first 5 alkenes and give their molecular and structural formulae 
Compare alkanes with alkenes
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.

Understanding Alkenes is a key lesson across all Chemistry studies at this level.

After this class, students will be able to describe alkenes as unsaturated hydrocarbons and be able to name the first 5 alkenes with their molecular and structural formulae. 

After the theory students will have a chance to apply their knowledge in a set of past paper GCSE questions.

These past questions are fantastic as a revision tool and even more worthwhile with a tutor to layout the technique and best ways to gain the maximum possible marks each question has to offer and ensure students have fully understood the topic.

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all Chemistry/Science students in Years 9-11 or S3-S5 studying Alkanes and Alkenes. 

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.
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