Atoms Of Fire

November 2015

Season 1, Episode 7 (Proteins)

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Season 1, Episode 7 (Proteins) of Atoms Of Fire was broadcast by ABC3 on Monday 30 November 2015 at 11:41.

Season 1, Episode 6 (A Petrochemical World)

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Season 1, Episode 6 (A Petrochemical World) of Atoms Of Fire was broadcast by ABC3 on Monday 23 November 2015 at 11:44.

Season 1, Episode 5 (Polymers And Plastics)

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Season 1, Episode 5 (Polymers And Plastics) of Atoms Of Fire was broadcast by ABC3 on Monday 16 November 2015 at 11:27.

Season 1, Episode 3 (A Bit Of Bonding)

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Basic introduction to electrons and the octet rule. Polar versus non polar bonds. Non-polar hydrocarbons are not soluble in water; the attachment of polar groups renders them so substitute groups create other families.
October 2015

Season 1, Episode 2 (A Taste Of Hydrocarbons)

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Carbon's place on the periodic table. Consolidation of valency. The logic of the alkane family. Alkane isomers. IUPAC name system. A brief look at other hydrocarbon families, alkenes, alkynes. The case of benzene.

Season 1, Episode 1 (The Organic Mystery)

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The origin of organic chemistry; the death of Vitalism; the complexity of organic compounds; the concept of valency; Kekule's structural diagrams; and basic carbon chains.
June 2015

Series 1 Episode 7 Proteins

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Protein is intimately involved in life processes. In this program we look at amino acids, protein structure and introduce enzymes.

Series 1 Episode 6 A Petrochemical World

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The huge reliance on petrochemicals, not only for fuels, but also for a multitude of compounds from plastics to insecticides.
May 2015

Series 1 Episode 5 Polymers And Plastics

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The story of the glucose polymers cellulose and starch. Why starch is digestible by humans but cellulose is not?; and the discovery of nitrocellulose and its importance. Definition of thermo plastics, thermosets, and more.

Series 1 Episode 4 Improving On Nature

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Organic chemistry goes industrial with William Perkin. The discovery of chirality; concept of atoms as 3D objects; 3D structural diagrams and models; and more.