The idea for this app came from Julia Winter, a chemistry teacher in the US. She needed something to help her students practice identifying axial and equatorial bonds in flipped cyclohexane conformations, and so Chairs was born.
Chair conformation mastering aid.
Chair conformations, called ring flips, offer great exercises in spatial reasoning, which is key for mastering organic chemistry. Yet hand drawing these cyclohexane chair forms can be tricky.
Chairs! provides puzzles for learning spatial reasoning, a key for mastering organic chemistry. the app provided game to prove organic chemistry can be visual, tactile and entertaining.The visual pattern puzzle game provides a fun and fast method for mastering chair (or cyclohexane) ring flips.The app takes the mystery out of ring flips by offering instant feedback. During game play, as levels increase, so to does the complexity of these organic chemistry puzzles against the clock. There's no need to understand organic chemistry to play,which made the app much approachable.
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