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In this article, the authors share about two kinesthetic-based activities used to successfully help students develop an understanding of polarity.
In this activity, students will model the pull of electrons in a bond between two elements, demonstrating covalent bonding. In particular differentiating between polar and nonpolar bonds.
In this animation, students will become familiar with three forms of measurement, including length, mass and volume.
Science Coaches is a joint ACS and AACT program that partners coaches (volunteer chemists) with AACT teacher members in elementary, middle, and high schools. In this webinar, Adam Boyd, the AACT Program Director, outlines the benefits for teachers and coaches in the Science Coaches program.
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Help students visualize what really happens when a chemical or physical change occurs by using our animations, simulations, and videos that were created to help them connect their macroscopic observations with microscopic representations.
Are you planning to attend the ChemEd 2019 Conference hosted by North Central College in Naperville, IL, July 21-25? If so, please join AACT and ACS Education for any of our 17 scheduled workshops. We will also have a booth in the exhibit hall, so stop by and pick up some great swag!
Read about AACT’s new AP Chemistry Content Collection page! The page, makes it easier for teachers to find AP resources that are directly related to each Big Idea and post AP exam resources.
The April issue of ChemMatters is available now!
- Connecting Chemistry and Art
- Open for Discussion: Paper vs. Pixel
- Profile: Andres Martinez, Changing the Face of Paper
- Celebrating Paper!
- Fighting Frizz: How Chemistry Solved a Bad Hair Day
- The Periodic Table’s Final Four
- What are Pool Chemicals?