NCEA Level 3 Chemistry

Organic compounds

New outlines and revision notes for the revised Level 3 standards were prepared in 2013. However the three new externally assessed AS are not that different from the expired ones and most of the resources are still fine to use!

This page has been updated to include the 2018 answers in the collated questions.

Overview

Organic outline / check list

Organic revision booklet (whole AS)

Last minute reminders / At a glance sheets

Last minute Organic Chemistry reminders

Some things just come up more often than others - past question audit

Nomenclature and Functional Groups

Recognising functional groups

Naming Organic Molecules Guide

Functional groups

Collated NCEA Naming / Drawing Structures Questions (2008-2018) - with answers

Isomerism

Collated NCEA Isomerism Questions (2013-2019) - with answers

Optical Isomerism

Isomerism

Organic Conversions & Tests to Distinguish between

Organic Conversions - word document for annotating

Collated NCEA Conversion Questions / Reaction schemes (2013-2019) - with answers (as well as similar and useful questions from 2006 - 2012 from expired AS90698)

Collated NCEA Identification Questions (2013-2019) - with answers (as well as 2004-2012 from expired AS90698)

NEW 2020 Identification flash cardsnew

Conversions flash cards

Flow chart of interconversions and answers HERE

Organic distinguishing tests

Convert and identify cards (print or glue back to back)

Polymers (including proteins) and Triglycerides (fats.oil)

Collated NCEA Polymer questions (2004-2019) - with answers.

Collated NCEA Triglyceride questions (2013-2019) - with answers.new

NB2S Practice Examinations (Note answers not provided as A,M and E)

NB2S AS 91391 Practice Exam paper #1. Answers HERE

NB2S AS 91391 Practice Exam paper #2. Answers HERE

NB2S AS 91391 Practice Exam paper #3. Answers HERE

NB2S AS 91391 Practice Exam paper #4. This one is more challenging! Answers HERE

Misc

Apparatus and Organic Techniques

Collated NCEA Organic Techniques (2014-2019)

Top 5 Organic areas to know imo (actually there might be six!)

Annotated answers to old AS90689; still valid content

Test yourself with a Kahoot: #1 (Be signed into Kahoot first before you click this link and play by clicking "Preview" - or "Play" if you are taking on a friend!)

Test yourself with a Kahoot: #2 (Be signed into Kahoot first before you click this link and play by clicking "Preview" - or "Play" if you are taking on a friend!)

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January 1 2017

2017 A New Look

We had a bit of time so we thought we would give the site a refresh.

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December 12 2016

Happy Holidays

2016 Exams are over. Time for a break - happy holidays all.

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May 28 2011

This page was first added on 28/5/2011. We will try and keep a list of our newest additions to each page, to help you so look back regularly! It's lovely to get feedback and/or suggestions from our users.

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