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Atoms to Atoms Card Game - training guide and materials

In this training exercise, learners will play a game where they assign descriptive terms to chemistry-related phrases and discuss why they feel that way.

DESCRIPTION

Atoms to Atoms is an activity that can be used as a engaging game for training facilitators in talking about chemistry and our perceptions around it, or as a longer activity to supplement the hands-on activities in your kit.

Atoms to Atoms is a simple card game that encourages players to assign descriptive terms to chemistry-related phrases, and then discuss why they feel that way. What aspects of chemistry do they find exciting, fun, or useful? What's concerning or scary? And why?

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DESCRIPTION

Atoms to Atoms is an activity that can be used as a engaging game for training facilitators in talking about chemistry and our perceptions around it, or as a longer activity to supplement the hands-on activities in your kit.

Atoms to Atoms is a simple card game that encourages players to assign descriptive terms to chemistry-related phrases, and then discuss why they feel that way. What aspects of chemistry do they find exciting, fun, or useful? What's concerning or scary? And why?

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Credits

YEAR CREATED
2018
OWNING INSTITUTION

Museum of Science, Boston

FUNDING

Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL 1612482. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.

PERMISSIONS

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US).
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