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Using AACT Resources to Help Teach Phase Changes and Heat Transfer (January 22, 2019)

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 Gas Laws unit. We will now focus on articles, videos, simulations, and activities that could be used in a Phase Changes and Heat Transfer unit.

Using AACT Resources to Help Teach Gas Laws (January 8, 2019)

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 Stoichiometry unit. We will now focus on articles, videos, simulations, and activities that could be used in a Gas Laws unit.

Happy New Year! (January 2, 2019)

Sherri Rukes, AACT's Governing Board President, invites the AACT community to join us in celebrating The International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT)!

ChemMatters E-Periodical

Chemmatters dec2018 v4

The December issue of ChemMatters is available now!

  • Rocking Shades in the Winter
  • Open for Discussion: The Fate of Faux Snow
  • Profile: Chemist and Jurist Tashica Williams Amirgholizadeh
  • What’s Artificial Snow, and How is it Made?
  • ‘Beeting’ Icy Roads
  • Cupping: Harmless Fad or Sound Science?

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