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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2018, 6(4), 154-174
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-6-4-2
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Innovative Mnemonics Make Chemical Education Time Economic – A Pedagogical Review Article

Arijit Das1,

1Department of Chemistry, Ramthakur College, Agartala, Tripura, India

Pub. Date: September 25, 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teaching Science in the 21st Century)

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Arijit Das. Innovative Mnemonics Make Chemical Education Time Economic – A Pedagogical Review Article. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2018; 6(4):154-174. doi: 10.12691/wjce-6-4-2


In this review article, formulae based on innovative mnemonics have been discussed to create interest and remove phobia of students in the field of chemical education. Educators can use these numerous mnemonics in their teaching style in the classroom lectures after discussing conventional methods to make chemistry intriguing. Here, I have tried to focus some time economic mnemonics by including thirty-three (33) new formulae in the field of chemical education. It will encourage students to solve multiple choice type questions (MCQs) at different competitive examinations in a time economic ground. This review article emphasizes chemical education in the light of a variety of mnemonic techniques to make it metabolic, time economic and intriguing for students because the use of mnemonics in classroom lectures is an essential tool to become a distinguished educator.

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