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What’s My Element? Chemistry Super Value Review Game

By: Ashley Spooner, Boynton Beach H.S., Boynton Beach, FL

Item #: AP7414 

Price: $38.27

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With the What's My Element? Chemistry Super Value Review Game, students play in pairs, each student challenged to find out the mystery element of their opponent. The first one to discover the opponent’s element by deductive reasoning wins!

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Reviewing the elements and their positions on the periodic table will be enjoyable for your students with this fun game. Students play in pairs, with each student challenged to find out the mystery element of an opponent who is trying to do the same! The first one to discover the opponent’s mystery element by careful deductive reasoning is the winner. Colorful element cards in each set of 24 depict the element name, symbol, atomic number, and an illustration of a common use of the element. Includes valuable Teacher Notes, instructions for playing the game, reproducible student worksheet, 30 sets of What’s My Element? playing cards and 15 periodic tables. Super Value Game is complete for 15 student groups. All materials are reusable!


Materials Included in Kit: 
Flinn© periodic table, 15
What’s my Element? playing cards, set of 30

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Asking questions and defining problems
Developing and using models

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS1.B: Chemical Reactions
HS-PS1.B: Chemical Reactions

Crosscutting Concepts


Performance Expectations

HS-PS1-3: Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence to compare the structure of substances at the bulk scale to infer the strength of electrical forces between particles.
HS-PS2-5: Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that an electric current can produce a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can produce an electric current.
HS-PS3-5: Develop and use a model of two objects interacting through electric or magnetic fields to illustrate the forces between objects and the changes in energy of the objects due to the interaction.
MS-PS2-3: Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces
MS-PS2-5: Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact
HS-PS3-3: Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.
HS-ETS1-2: Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering.
MS-ETS1-2: Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
MS-ETS1-1: Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
HS-PS3-1: Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.