• Webinar

    Student Opportunities from the American Chemical Society (ACS)

    Learn about opportunities for the students in your classroom, including Chemistry Olympiad, Project SEED, and other programs from the American Chemical Society. The presenters will offer information on eligibility, getting started, and more.

  • Classroom Commentary

    AP or IB: What’s the Difference?

    In this article, the author provides a brief overview of the AP and IB Chemistry programs and outlines some similarities and differences between the curriculums, laboratory experiences, and end-of-course exams

  • Nuts & Bolts

    Developing the Skill of Modeling to Reinforce Complex Topics in Chemistry

    In this article, the author explains the progression of skill development in particulate modeling in the chemistry classroom to help students better understand complex chemistry.

  • Animation

    Classifying Matter Animation

    In this animation, students will become familiar with definitions and examples of several broad classifications of matter, including pure substances (elements and compounds) and mixtures (homogeneous and heterogeneous).

News & Updates

Using New AACT Resources to Help Teach Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry (February 20, 2020)

In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in a Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry unit.

Using New AACT Resources to Help Teach Aqueous Solutions (February 4, 2020)

In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in an Aqueous Solutions unit.

AACT Chemistry Teacher of the Year Award (January 28, 2020)

Apply today for the AACT Chemistry Teacher of the Year Award! These awards recognize the hard work and accomplishments of three gifted educators – one each from Elementary, Middle, and High School who will receive a $1,000 cash prize and a free AACT membership renewal.

ChemMatters E-Periodical

Feb cmm 2020

Check out these articles from the latest issue:

  • Chernobyl’s Legacy
  • Is Iron the Most Important Element?
  • Chemistry Takes to the Skies
  • Crystal Caves

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