Elementaurs – the chemistry card game

This is a wonderful idea for anyone trying to introduce the elements to either a classroom or their own children. The maker, Naomi van Bentum, clearly has a passion for chemistry and I’d be very keen to try this game out for myself. What do you think?

Science Ninja Gal

Elementaurs – the chemistry card game

How easy is it to learn to play? 8/10

How easy it is to use in the classroom? 8/10

Cost: 1 deck of cards = AU$17 (2 players)

Find it here: http://www.elementaurs.com/

 

Last week in Australia marked the double whammy celebration of Book Week and National Science Week. So in a fitting celebration two of my classes received a talk from Naomi van Bentum (aka NH3), Australian author of ‘The Watermaker’ and creator of the Elementaurs chemistry card game.

Naomi’s first book ‘The Watermaker’ is set in the near future in a world where the government controls learning and chemistry is banned. Four teenagers embark on a journey to discover the truth about the Elementaurs. I won’t ruin the plot for you but it’s a good read, suitable for 8 – 14 year olds (ish).

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