Functional Groups

Looking for a highly functional tool to teach young chemists functional groups? Engage the class with a series of logic-based games. Users identify 12 different functional groups by name and formula to work their way through challenging puzzles.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the resource to help young chemists associate organic structures with their names
  • Have modeling kits available as the class works so they can build the functional groups
Classroom Considerations

  • Students should have a basic understanding of organic principles before beginning the interactive
  • Make sure the class knows what the letters R and X represent in organic compounds
Pros

  • Interactive focuses on the essential functional groups that learners must know to quickly identify organic compounds
  • Time limits encourage pupils to work quickly to recognize the functional groups
Cons

  • None