• Webinar

    Modeling Energy in Chemistry

    Explore a curriculum (developed by AACT members) and instructional practices to help students develop a particle-level model of energy.

  • Nuts & Bolts

    Tips for Surviving and Thriving in Your First Years as a Chemistry Teacher

    Ranging from general organizational ideas to advice for planning labs with students who aren’t intrinsically motivated, this article provides seven tips that have helped preserve one Chemistry Teacher's sanity and advance their teaching practice.

  • Resource Feature

    Part 1: Teaching Earth Chemistry

    This is the first in a series of articles about integrating earth chemistry topics into your curriculum.

  • Simulation

    Preparing Solutions

    In this simulation, students will complete a calculation in order to determine the value of an unknown variable related to a described solution and then they will observe an animation of the solution being prepared.

News & Updates

New England Association of Chemistry Teachers Fall Meeting (October 8, 2019)

The New England Association of Chemistry Teachers is helping revive the Fairfield County Chemistry teachers group and together we plan to co-host four gatherings this year to share ideas and inspiration.

New AACT Resources to Help Teach the Periodic Table (October 3, 2019)

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

Use AACT Resources to Celebrate National Chemistry Week 2019: Marvelous Metals! (October 1, 2019)

In the spirit of the NCW theme, AACT hosted a content writing contest for current teacher members. This year’s winners were Middle School teacher, Jennifer Smith, from Monticello Middle School, and High School teacher, Melissa Payne, from Jeffersontown High School. Read about both teachers' exciting and unique lesson plan inspired by the theme of NCW.

ChemMatters E-Periodical

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Check out these articles from the latest issue:

  • The Secret Life of Gold
  • Open for Discussion: The Asteroid Next Door
  • Cash, Chemistry, and Counterfeit
  • The Measure of a Mole
  • The Future of Forensics
  • Chemistry in Person: Brandon Jones
  • Featured Video: We are Made of “Star Stuff”

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