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    Using Escape Rooms in the Chemistry Classroom

    This article describes two escape room activities used in the chemistry classroom: one used as an AP assessment and the other used as a test review.

  • Editorial

    Making the Most of an Unwelcomed Interruption

    AACT President Heather Weck reflects on the successes and challenges of the 2019-2020 school year, as her term as AACT President comes to an end.

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    How to create a 5E reading lesson using ChemMatters

    Learn how you can develop engaging lesson plans based on articles in ChemMatters magazine that will improve your students’ understanding of scientific concepts by relating their learning to everyday life.

  • Animation

    The Electromagnetic Spectrum Animation

    Students learn about the electromagnetic spectrum, with a focus on the visible spectrum. It addresses the relationship between color, wavelength, frequency, the energy of light waves, and more.

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Student Video Pass Updates (May 29, 2020)

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2020 Governing Board Election Results (May 20, 2020)

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

Kitchen Chemistry Collection (May 14, 2020)

This collection of resources highlights all the hands-on physical science and chemistry activities available in the AACT library. They are grouped by grade band and further labeled by topic. All of the resources include a list of required materials and detailed background information for teachers or other supervising adults. There are also student activity sheets and many include an answer key.

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