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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2016, 4(5), 114-116
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-4-5-4
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Playing with Organic Reaction Mechanisms -ReMeM:BER, an Educational Memory Game

Jörg-Hubertus Wilhelm1,

1Chemist, Sealing Industry, Lehrte, Germany

Pub. Date: October 10, 2016

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Jörg-Hubertus Wilhelm. Playing with Organic Reaction Mechanisms -ReMeM:BER, an Educational Memory Game. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2016; 4(5):114-116. doi: 10.12691/wjce-4-5-4

Abstract

The free educational game ReMeM:BER is introduced, which offers to students an opportunity to recapitulate the knowledge of organic chemical reaction mechanisms using the methods of a memory game. In its simplest form, everyone can play it as a special type of memory game incorporating chemical motifs. The level of difficulty of the game can be individually increased by varying the number of cards and through the combination of different pairs of cards (for example, educts - products, reaction name - reaction mechanism). The reaction mechanisms are provided as animated gif files and self-made animations can extend the game. It is possible to use ReMeM:BER in a single player mode or against another player. Java must be installed to run it on a PC.

Keywords:
memory game informal learning organic reaction mechanisms education tool digital memory cards

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