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    The Chemistry Close Read

    Join us to learn about the close read process and how to manage grading the close read. Hear strategies to help your students increase their science literacy and explore articles that you can use in your chemistry classes.

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    Designing a Greener Le Châtelier's Principle Lab

    This article discusses the importance of green chemistry and offers a safer replacement to traditional Le Châtelier’s Principle labs.

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    Intermolecular Forces

    Students review the three major types of IMFs and answer quiz questions comparing different substances given their name, formula, and Lewis structure.

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    Instilling Engagement in Chemistry

    AACT President-Elect Jesse Bernstein shares about his most engaging chemistry memories from both his childhood and early teaching career.

News & Updates

At Home Activities for K-8 Students (March 24, 2020)

The following K-8 teaching resources are currently unlocked and open to all educators (and parents!) to use with students. Each activity can be done with materials that are commonly found at home, and includes a short video of the activity.

Using New AACT Resources to Help Teach Equilibrium (March 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 an Equilibrium unit.

Take Home Labs (March 19, 2020)

Teaching chemistry remotely is challenging even under ideal circumstances, but the emergence of COVID-19 is making it even more difficult. Check out these freely available teaching resources to deliver engaging lessons in the coming weeks.

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