Chemical Education

Grids to Illustrate Induction and Resonance Effects: Aromatic Acidity and Basicity

Guy Lamoureux Universidad de Costa Rica


The effect of substituents on the acidity of benzoic acids and anilines has been organized in grids to demonstrate the inductive and resonance effects. The relation between structure and pKa is emphasized by a new educational process: the Search-Organize-Predict (SOP) procedure.

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