What’s Your Valence Number?
Check out your hand; find a set of Valence numbers that add up to 0; coordinate the color of each element; create a molecule! In Valence, it’s that simple and players find themselves learning quite a bit about chemistry at the same time they’re having fun playing a card game!
The brainchild of two PhD’s in chemical engineering along with a New York Times best-selling cartoonist on a mission to stimulate scientific curiosity, Valence packs a powerful understanding of chemistry into an addictively good-natured game that will hit the spot for kids ages 8-12.
Get Their Attention and Keep it: That’s the name of the game with any kind of educational activity, and you’ll quickly discover that Valence does an excellent job of this. Between the fascination of creating new and cool molecules and the competition of getting to 10 points faster than their friends or classmates, this unique game engages, excites and educates. By the time the card game is over, kids have learned an amazing amount about elements, molecules and chemical interactions – and they’re eager for more!
Built To Last: We created the Valence deck and box to withstand day after day of punishment that comes with gameplay by kids in this age group. The linen finished cards will remain resilient throughout the school year and beyond, allowing you to introduce the mind-boggling wonders of chemistry to group after group of spellbound students.
Excitement For All: From amazed parents who have watched as their child’s understanding of chemistry grows right before their eyes, to enthralled teachers who have never seen a game that can get across complex chemistry concepts, to the excited kids who are just looking for a way to have some fun and learn something new, Valence has something for everyone.
Isn’t it time you got in on the fun? Order your copy today, and let Science Ninjas open up a whole new world for both you and your inquisitive kids!
PLAY, LEARN, WIN: In Valence, you’ll take on the character of a Science Ninja, weave together elements and create new molecules to earn points and win the card game! But beware, some combinations can yield unforeseen results.
TEACH CHEMISTRY THE FUN WAY: If your kids are too young for the lab, but you want to get across basic and advanced chemistry concepts, nothing beats Valence. It’s all here – from molecule formation, to acids and bases, to chemical reactions. Valence helps you meet STEM learning goals and is the ideal teaching tool for engaging both high achieving students and those struggling with chemistry concepts.
SIMPLE START: If you can add to 0, you can play Valence. But the gameplay basics quickly lead to more complex interactions that spice things up and turn up the intrigue factor. Simple instructions and an online video quickly show players exactly how the game works. Then the fun – and learning – begin. The cool part? All the interactions that occur in the game can and do occur in real-world science.
THE BASICS: Valence was created by the trio of two PhD chemical engineers and a New York Times bestselling cartoonist, along with a bevy of scientific advisors. The game consists of 86 illustrated cards with a linen finish in a sturdy box, so it can stand up to the normal wear and tear that comes from 8-12 year-old kids in a classroom or home environment. All you need is a playing surface, two players, and the competitive spirit!
BUY MORE AND SAVE! Orders of 6 or more receive a 15% discount at checkout! This deal is perfect for the teacher looking a fun classroom activity that can engage your students while at the same time imparting chemistry knowledge. Order your copies of Valence today. Select your quantity and just click add to cart!