Chemistry: Element Solitaire

In this web-based application, users try to place element "cards" correctly on a periodic table using basic information about the element. As players place each element, they receive points based on accuracy and speed.

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Element Solitaire Game

Element Solitaire Installation

In order to launch the Element Solitaire application, the following prerequisites are required:

  • Windows Installer 3.1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (x86 and x64)
  • Microsoft XNA Framework Redistributable 4.0

Using the links below, please install the prerequisites and then launch the Element Solitaire application.

Install Prerequisites
Launch Element Solitaire


Virginia Standards of Learning

This application addresses the following Virginia Standards of Learning for Chemistry:

  • CH.1h, CH.1j
  • CH.2a, CH2.d, CH2.e, CH2.g

This application was developed by Dr. Michael Martin and Dr. Yuzhong Shen in the Department of Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization Engineering at Old Dominion University. It is made possible through an Enhancing Education Through Technology competitive grant from the Virginia Department of Education.

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