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An engaging educational game that helps students revise organic chemistry and learn about the economics of the oil industry.

An online lesson plan, supported by video clips, which covers the extraction of oil and the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010.

An entertaining revision cartoon with some interactivity that explains fractional distillation.

This engaging revision cartoon covers hydrocarbons, cracking, polymerisation and the structures of polymers.

This webpage links to revision notes, multiple choice questions and exam-style questions, all focused on organic chemistry.

A selection of quizzes on crude oil products.

A simple explanation of how oil is extracted from underneath the sea and some of problems associated with this process.

A concise explanation of the fractional distillation of crude oil.

A concise but comprehensive summary of complete and incomplete combustion.

A concise summary of the simplest alkanes.

Three pages that summarise the simplest alkenes and the addition polymerisation of ethene.

Four pages that cover the properties of polymers and how they explain their uses. Novel polymers such as Gore-Tex are also covered.

A collection of linked pages about alcohols and related compounds such as esters.

A concise summary of the formation and hydrolysis of esters.

A series of pages that revises alcohols, including fermentation, nomenclature and the hydration of ethene.

A series of pages that summarise the details of fats, emulsions and how to make soap.

A series of pages that revises carboxylic acids and esters.

A concise summary of oil formation and the process of fractional distillation.

A concise summary of polymerisation.

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