This is an overview of Topic 15 : Alkanes. It includes bonding of alkanes, angle between bonds, boiling points and free radical substitution.
Alkanes – The Essentials
This video explains all the basic information you need to know about alkanes.
Sigma Bonds in 15 seconds
A simple concise explanation of what a sigma bond is.
Radical Substitution Mechanism
Video explaining the radical substitution mechanism using the reaction between methane and chlorine as an example.
Radical Substitution – Looking at the Electrons
This video explains what occurs when radical substitution takes places in terms of the electron via the use of dot and cross diagrams.