• Article

    Modeling Polarity

    In this article, the authors share about two kinesthetic-based activities used to successfully help students develop an understanding of polarity.

  • Activity

    Modeling Bond Polarity

    In this activity, students will model the pull of electrons in a bond between two elements, demonstrating covalent bonding. In particular differentiating between polar and nonpolar bonds.

  • Animation


    In this animation, students will become familiar with three forms of measurement, including length, mass and volume.

  • Webinar

    Science Coaches 2019

    Science Coaches is a joint ACS and AACT program that partners coaches (volunteer chemists) with AACT teacher members in elementary, middle, and high schools. In this webinar, Adam Boyd, the AACT Program Director, outlines the benefits for teachers and coaches in the Science Coaches program.

News & Updates

AACT Highlights AP Chemistry Content in New Collection Page (May 7, 2019)

Read about AACT’s new AP Chemistry Content Collection page! The page, makes it easier for teachers to find AP resources that are directly related to each Big Idea and post AP exam resources.

2019 Governing Board Election Results (May 1, 2019)

The election results are in. Congratulations to our new Governing Board members!

AACT Member Spotlight: Roxanne Spencer (April 30, 2019)

Every month AACT will spotlight a passionate member who is dedicated to enhancing chemistry inside and outside the classroom. This month we spotlight Roxanne Spencer from Ranney School in Tinton Falls, NJ.

ChemMatters E-Periodical

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The April issue of ChemMatters is available now!

  • Connecting Chemistry and Art
  • Open for Discussion: Paper vs. Pixel
  • Profile: Andres Martinez, Changing the Face of Paper
  • Celebrating Paper!
  • Fighting Frizz: How Chemistry Solved a Bad Hair Day
  • The Periodic Table’s Final Four
  • What are Pool Chemicals?

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