The purpose of the concept map is to
provide students with the "big
picture" of how various topics fit together and interelate as the
progresses. Students often don't know or can't see why topics are
important whereas the instructor does because of their knowledge of the
The central "column" of topics, stereochemistry, structure, functional groups, reactivity and reactions could be regarded as the main topics.
Note : Where possible, words in the figure are linked to the relevant pages, just click on the words.
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