ChemMatters is produced by the American Chemical Society in October, December, February, and April. The archive gives you access to all of ChemMatters’ past issues, dating back to February 1983. The most recently released issue is available through a complimentary subscription, if you chose to receive one when you joined AACT.
For recent articles or available teacher’s guides visit acs.org/ChemMatters.
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October 1999 Featured Article | The Chemistry of "Stuff"
April 1999 Featured Article | A Light of a Different Color
February 1999 Featured Article | The Chemistry of Basketball
December 1998 Featured Article | The Case of Napoleon Bonaparte
October 1998 Featured Article | A Mark of Color
April 1998 Featured Article | Sun Alert!
February 1998 Featured Article | A Splash from the Past!
December 1997 Featured Article | Chemistry in the Computer and on the Web
October 1997 Featured Article | An Orbitz Investigation: The Net Result
April 1997 Featured Article | Lava Lamps: A Chemical Juggling Act
About ChemMatters Magazine
Published four times a year since February 1983, ChemMatters Magazine is an award-winning high school chemistry magazine from the American Chemical Society that helps students demystify chemistry and make connections to the world around them. AACT members receive a complimentary subscriptionLearn More