Module 7 – Organic Chemistry

Module 7: Organic Chemistry is the third module of the NSW Year 12 HSC Chemistry curriculum.

In this module, students will learn about the world of organic compounds, explore their diverse structures, properties and reactions. 


Inquiry question: How do we systematically name organic chemical compounds?


Inquiry Question: How can hydrocarbons be classified based on their structure and reactivity?

    Products of Reactions Involving Hydrocarbons

    Inquiry Question: What are the products of reactions of hydrocarbons and how do they react?


    Inquiry Question: How can alcohols be produced and what are their properties?

    Reactions of Organic Acids and Bases

    Inquiry Question: What are the properties of organic acids and bases?


      Inquiry Question: What are the properties and uses of polymers?