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Games

This Section provides access to an Online database of:
• The best educational Videogames and mobile apps available on the market
• The most suitable Videogames and Apps that, even if not specifically designed for educational purpose, can be used as teaching or learning tools with students

Videogames and apps are categorized, analyzed and assessed in order to provide the teachers with all the necessary information and hints to make full use of the Videogames and Apps in teaching contexts.

Partners' Institution
Universidad de Valencia
Author
Andres Paya and Santiago Mengual

APPS/VIDEOGAMES

Product type
Educational App
Name of the videogame/app
ChemDrops
Name of the producer
Virtual Campus Lda
Year
2014
How to find it
For free
Main technical requirements
Ios, Android
Native Virtual Reality Support
No
Single/Multiplayer
Single
Type
Educational
Target Audience
12-17 years, 18+ years
Augmented Reality
PEGI Clasification
PEGI 3

Use in Educational contexts

Degree of required tutoring
Autonomous use by students
Subjects involved
Chemistry
Special needs
Visual impairment
Educational Potential
ChemDrops is a gamified chemistry app in the form of a puzzle game in which you must make combinations of atoms as fast as you can in each level. As you progress, you can unlock useful enhancers.
Learning Object / Suggested activities with students
This arcade game for the teaching of chemistry, allows the player to become familiar and learn the different symbols corresponding to the elements of the periodic table. In addition to being a game of competition in which to accumulate elements, they allow you to perform chemical combinations and add points and be competing.

Skills and competences

Skills and competences acquired
The application develops, in addition to competitiveness, the ability of abstract thinking and creativity to go combining elements to create chemical formulations
Soft skills
Problem solving, Creativity, Innovation

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1 Comments


Partners' Institution
FH JOANNEUM
Author of the comments
Kurt
Great idea to learn chemistry by using a game. I like it.



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