Mega Giveaway Day 149 – Ion Game

Mega Giveaway Day 149 – Ion Game

Your goal is to build a compound. Not the kind where you live, but the scientific version! Not sure what I mean? Check out the Ion game overview we posted back in 2016 and you’ll understand! We featured this card game in our holiday list of STEM gift ideas and continue to appreciate how it makes learning principles of science (including the periodic table) entertaining! Read more about Ion from Genius Games then enter to win a copy of it right here!

150+ Days of Giveaways – Day 149 – Ion Game


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32 comments on «Mega Giveaway Day 149 – Ion Game»

  1. DeeJay Fox says:

    Flash cards

  2. Susan Stickney says:

    Learn a new element a day and then repeat the process about three times.

  3. Kristen Sederstrom says:

    Songs for sure.

  4. Jim Hagan says:

    First thing… make sure you call it the period-ic table.

  5. Elizabeth Haslet says:

    Flash cards, but I think a game would be best.


    Word Association

  7. Caroline Lennek says:

    Make a game of it using flash cards.

  8. Katrina Weiss says:

    I don’t know, I learned it in chemistry and have forgotten it all.

  9. Greg L says:

    Create a mnemonic

  10. Michael Shea says:

    Listen to “The Element Song” by Tom Leahrer manytimes.

  11. JR says:

    I never learned it, so my advice will not be sufficient

  12. Sarah says:

    A song, for sure.

  13. Sue E says:

    Make them lyrics and add it to catchy music!
    I still sing the alphabet song

  14. MaryAnn says:

    Honestly I have no idea. It always came pretty easy to me so I don’t really know any specific ways.

  15. Jthomas22a says:

    flash cards

  16. Jeremy S says:

    While I really enjoy “The Element Song”, it goes too fast for me to memorize. So I just had to do mnemonics.

  17. jill says:

    flash cards

  18. Mia says:

    I remember watching an animated video to help.

  19. Josh Christian says:

    Listen to the elements song by Tom Lehrer.

  20. Trey LaCaze says:

    Make a game of it

  21. Jackie Sheppard says:

    Games and songs

  22. Teressa miller says:

    flash cards and a lot of repetition

  23. Eileen Boyce says:

    What’s a period table?

  24. Zak says:

    Do the animaniacs have a song for the periodic table like they do the countries of the world? That’d be my best advice

  25. clynsg says:

    I agree with the comment about calling it by the correct name– PERIODIC table. But otherwise, flash cards would probably be one of the best ways to learn it.

  26. Karen Propes says:

    We used flash cards and that worked well.

  27. Stephen says:

    Ugh. Repetition? Work on a mnemonic or a song and try to associate them one way or another. There is a lot there and it is not an easy task.

  28. Shana Boss-Hill says:

    Use the song by Tom Lehrer

  29. Jennifer H. says:

    Turn it into a song!

  30. gala says:

    flash cards

  31. Jamie B. says:

    Create a mnemonic:
    LiBeBCNOFNe and NaMgAlSiPSClAr are still stuck in my head over 30 years after I first took Chemistry in high school.

  32. Daniel Scott says:

    A catchy song helps me learn and remember items.

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