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Organic Chemistry

Sapling Learning creates homework assignments for organic chemistry that enhance student engagement and understanding. Not only does it allow students to easily draw molecules, our system also allows for the drawing of entire reaction mechanisms including showing the movement of electrons with curved arrows. 

Try out some of Sapling Learning's Organic Chemistry live problems:

Lewis Structures (features drawing module)


Synthesis of trans-2-pentene


Synthesis of 1,3,5-tribromobenzene


Discerning the Proper Longest Chain


ID NMR spectra of p-methoxybenzaldehyde

Conversion of Benzyl Alcohol to 1 allyloxy-1-phenylpentane​


2D NMR COSY identity cross peak


Retrosynthesis Chlorination of Disubstituted Benzene​


Identify Constructive and Destructive MOs


Sort Electrophiles and Nucleophiles #2​

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Meet the Organic Chemistry Client Success Specialists

When you sign up with Sapling Learning, we’ll match you with a dedicated Client Success Specialist, a PhD- or master's-level colleague in chemistry, who will provide support throughout the term.

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Frank Ankudey, PhD

Purdue University, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Mark Collins, PhD

Columbia University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Mary Kim, MA

University of Texas at Austin, Chemistry

Mike Varela, PhD

University of California, Davis, Chemistry

Maria Villarreal, PhD

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Biochemistry