• Webinar

    Designing Effective Multiple-Choice Items for Chemistry

    Join experienced AP readers and item writers, Michael Farabaugh and Linda Cummings as they discuss techniques for improving the quality of existing questions and provide suggestions for how to get started when writing your own.

  • Article

    Reflections of an AP Chemistry Exam Reader

    This article describes a chemistry teacher’s experience as a Reader for the AP chemistry exam. She shares some reflections, pointers, and insights to help guide other AP Chemistry teachers in hopes of helping them prepare their students to achieve mastery on the exam.

  • Simulation

    States of Matter and Phase Changes

    In this simulation, students will participate in a 10 question quiz. Some questions will challenge students to analyze data to identify the correct state of matter for a specific sample, and then connect the chosen state with an animated particle diagram.

  • Lesson Plan

    Coulomb's Law

    In this lesson students explore qualitative applications of Coulomb’s law within atoms and between ions and solvents.

News & Updates

AACT Resources to Help Teach Atomic Structure (September 18, 2018)

As chemistry teachers around the country plan activities for their students, AACT will be highlighting resources from our high school resource library that can be used to reinforce topics in different units throughout the school year. Our last post highlighted resources that could be used to support a Chemical Measurements unit. We will now focus on articles, videos, simulations, and activities that could be used in an Atomic Structure unit.

AACT Wants Members to Find Their Way (September 12, 2018)

Read about the changes that AACT has made to help its members find resources easier.

AACT Introduces Student Video Pass – Now Extended (September 6, 2018)

AACT extends the Student Video Pass from 24 to 72-hours.

ChemMatters E-Periodical

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Demystifying everyday chemistry!

  • Four issues during the school year
  • Six articles with teacher’s guide in every issue
  • Fun ways to teach chemistry to high school students

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