• Webinar

    Adjusting to Adjunct: Lessons Learned from Teaching High School Chemistry and College Chemistry as Adjunct Faculty

    In this webinar, Presenter Ryan Johnson, Chemistry & AP Chemistry teacher, Doherty High School and Chemistry Adjunct Faculty, Pikes Peak Community College, will discuss how his experience has made him look at his teaching practices under a different lens and how it has helped him develop his pedagogical approach to chemistry content.

  • 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 Phase Changes and Heat Transfer (January 23, 2020)

In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about activities that could be used in a Phase Changes and Heat Transfer unit.

New AACT Resources to Help Teach Gas Laws (January 9, 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 Gas Laws unit.

From One-by-One to Many (January 2, 2020)

Teacher Members can now select multiple subtopics and/or resource types, at the same time, and have the applicable resources returned in a single search result.

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