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Chem Rain

Chem Rain

This game helps students to learn organic reactions by "raining" reagents down the screen. Students must select a compound to react with the reagent before it reaches the bottom.


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Grace Winschel
Grace Winschel (Consultant)
11 years ago

This is a pretty neat concept! Users can scroll through various organic reagents and have them react with the inorganic compounds above. Once a reaction occurs, a new set of reagents will appear and the process repeated. I find that if an activity involves a time-crunch or a score, that students are more competative and then become more focused on the activity. Speeds can be adjusted to change difficulty.

Technical Remarks:

The system is rather simple and only pertains to reactions involving inorganic reagents with organic reagents (i.e. LiAlH with a ketone).

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