Games for School: Educational Games
Welcome to the Educational Games list!
Want games for school? This page has links to educational games, fun learning games, and educational game websites. All related to chemistry!
Watch the team at ChemTalk solve a maze using chemistry. It’s a 3D printed maze… and the ink follows an acid-base gradient. We literally solved a maze using chemistry. So cool!
The viral TikTok post is here. You don’t need to have an account to view it.
Atom Structure Puzzle
Atom Structure Puzzle is a game to understand an atom’s parts: the protons, neutrons, and electrons. Plus the parts of these subatomic parts, known as quarks, hadrons, and neutrinos.
Backside attack is a fun learning game for organic chemistry. It’s a knock off of the super popular Angry Birds game. Except it focuses on a type of chemical reaction known as SN2, commonly called a backside attack. It might only be available for Apple devices.
Balancing Chemical Equations is on an educational game website at the University of Colorado Boulder. Their PhET program claims to have over 700 million interactive simulations for science and math. The below link is a visual way to see chemical equations balance.
Bugs on the Run, by the American Chemical Society, plays on a theme that heating up molecules makes things move faster. Pistons push out, balloons expand, ice melts. Use your knowledge of chemistry to help a hungry chameleon chase and corral bugs that are on the run.
Chemical Compound Quiz is another popular one on the Planeta 42 educational game website. Learn formulas for common substances like water and aspirin, and less common substances like Kevlar and cementite.
Chemikul is a Spanish language chemistry game.
Chemistry Lab is a Spanish language chemistry experience, online.
Chemistry Tree is an extremely basic game to learn about 20 chemistry vocabulary words fundamental to the science.
Crossword Hobbyist has 100+ Chemistry Crossword Puzzles that you can complete online. They cover all sorts of chemistry topics plus other sciences, too.
Daily Chemical Compounds is a drag and drop approach to learning chemical formulas.
Element Hangman from JLab is a simple, well designed, and slightly addicting hangman game. To spell out element names, obviously!
Little Alchemy has over 720 substances that can be discovered through realistic combinations of elements. You can create substances ranging from a speck of dust… to the universe itself. Note that the elements combined are earth, wind, fire, and water. It’s a good approach for younger kids, as it avoids complications of the periodic table of the elements from chemistry.
Minecraft Education Edition has a chemistry science kit. It includes 11 lessons that use the unique chemistry features of Minecraft to engage students in the classroom. It’s described as a teacher resource.
Nonmetal Elements covers some very basic facts about the nonmetal elements.
Periodic Table Puzzle uses a drag and drop feature to assemble the periodic table with the correct elements in the correct spots.
The ph Puzzle is an easy game to match substances with their pH by dragging and dropping onto a color coded scale.
Phases and Mixtures is a Desmos Polygraph activity to build up the scientific language used to describe matter.