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Periodic Quest: winner of 8 popular children's product/ game /toy awards. It is a family, educational card and board game set with more than 6 card and board games based on Periodic Table of Elements. It offers a unique way of introducing kids to the world of chemical elements and Periodic Table of Elements through game based learning activities. It is suitable for class rooms, home schools, after school learning activities as well as for family gatherings around kitchen tables to explore the world of Chemistry through group activity that encourages group discussion. Periodic Quest Atomic Rummy is a beginner level card game. It is an adaptation of the popular Rummy card game to explore chemical elements and their properties. Atomic Number Game is another beginner level card game similar to War/Uno®/Spoon card games. Compound Formula Game is an advanced/ brain teasing card game similar to Scrabble® , to make chemical compound formula such as H2SO4, using the 118 Periodic Quest cards, just one card per element. Explorer Board Game is a beginner level board game that introduces players to the world of chemical elements and their properties. Challenger Board Game Is not a game for beginners and is intended for brain teasing tournaments and competitions where players' understanding of compound formulas and their ability to recall them are challenged. Periodic Quest may also provides an opportunity for Inquisitive minds to adapt many of the common card games including 'GoFish', 'OldMaid', 'Concentrate', 'Snap',' Pig', ' Crazy Eight', 'I Doubt It', Gin Rummy etc into the world of Chemical Elements and the Periodic Table of Elements
Winner of 8 popular awards (1) Dr. Toy's Best Picks Children's Products Awards Program (2011) (2) Mom's choice award, (3) Dr. Toy Award for Best Vacation product (2011) (4) Tillywig 'Brain Child' award (2011), (5) Game of the Year Award by Creative Child Magazine (2011) (6) MrDad Seal of Approval (2011) (7) Great Dad Recommends award (2011) (8) Preferred Choice Award by Creative Child Magazine's (2010) . PeriodicQuest is a unique card and board game of its kind based on the Periodic Table and consists of 118 cards, each representing an element on the table and a game board composed of multiple Periodic Tables.
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Posted by Lisa Hill - School Tech Talk™
18th May 2011
Subject Matter: Teaching Chemistry Playing Cards
"Interesting Layout of the PeriodicTable
"… for those of you who haven’t finished their Christmas shopping, check out the Periodic Quest! Featuring two board games and about 4 or 5 card games - all centred about the elements, as the name suggests - this might just be the perfect present to keep busy with (chemistry-friendly) family and friends during those long winter nights..."
Anne Pichon, Associate Editor (Nature Chemistry)
December 18, 2010 05:30 AM | Permalink
Atomic Rummy Game
An adaptation of “Rummy” card game
Age: Suitable for players 8+
Number of players: 2 to 8.
Goal of each player:
The goal of each player is to collect cards to make complete set(s) forming meaningful patterns on the Periodic Table. The minimum number of cards in each set is 4. Joker cards may be used in place of missing cards to complete a set.
Winner of the game:
Player with maximum number of cards used in set formation is the winner of the round.
End of the game:
The game ends when (i) a player claims victory during his/her turn by making one or more complete set(s) using all of his/her cards with or without jokers as fillers or (ii) when the draw pile is empty, whichever comes first.
Atomic Number Game
Age: Suitable for players 8+
Number of players: 4 to 8.
Goal of each player:
The goal of each player is to collect maximum number of non-Joker cards in each round.
End of a round:The round ends when all players place one card face up in the play area....... The player to the left of the winner will start the next round. In the case of a nuked round with no winner, player next to the last player starts the next round. The game continues until one player runs out of card.....
The Shell Game
Age: Suitable for players 12+ (Advanced)
Number of players 2-8
Learning Objectives: This game will introduce players to atomic shell structure of each element in the Periodic Table of Elements. The game will also re-enforce their understandings of the distribution of chemical properties across the Periodic Table.
About the game: With the Periodic Quest™ cards, players starts the game by shuffling and serving like any other card game. The game progresses through multiple rounds, as each player playing card of matching 'type' or the joker card or card capable of nuke attacks or neutralisation, all as part of winning strategy.. "
The Explorer Board Game
Age: Suitable for players 8+ (Beginner)
Learning Objectives: This board game will introduce players to the Periodic Table. The game will also re-enforce their understandings of the distribution of chemical properties across the Periodic Table.
About the game: The Periodic Quest™ Explorer Board Game takes players through the Periodic Table of Elements and introduces them to various elements and encourages them to challenge their opponents in the understanding of properties of different elements. Each player advances through the Periodic Table of Elements on the board on their side, by rolling a die, and earning cards along the way through the positions occupied on the board and through winning ‘challenges’. The player with highest sum of the card values or alternatively the player with maximum number of cards wins the game.
Challenger Board Game
Age: Brain Teasing Game Suitable for players 14+
Knowledge Level: Some prior knowledge of basic compound names and their chemical formula is helpful but not essential.
Players will make use of their understanding of chemical compound names and formulas to develop a strategy to maximize their win. The game will also re-enforce their understandings of the distribution of chemical properties across the Periodic Table.
About the game: This board game is the most complex Periodic Quest game. It can be played between two or more players using Periodic Quest Game Board, Periodic Quest cards, and a set of dice. Each player gathers cards from the Periodic Table of Elements by throwing dice and strategically mapping the face values of the dice to the card value. These cards are then used to form chemical compounds. The cards used to form chemical compounds are claimed by the player as earned cards and are used to calculate his/her score. To win the cards the player must clearly state the name of the chemical compound formed. The name and the chemical composition of the compound formed by the player must be substantiated by some acceptable reference, if needed. At the end of a pre-defined number of rounds, player with highest sum of the earned card values or alternatively the player with maximum number of cards wins the game. The detailed instructions on how to play that comes with the game gives every detail on how to play and win the Periodic Quest™ Challenger Board game.
Atomic war ...adaptation of popular 'war' game into the world of chemistry.
Go Extract....adaptation of popular 'go fish' into the world of chemistry.
Crazy Elements.....adaptation of popular 'crazy eight to the world of chemistry.
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