ChemMatters is produced by the American Chemical Society in October, December, February, and April. The archive gives you access to all of ChemMatters’ past articles, 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.
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The Back Burner | Joseph Priestley and the All-American Lunch
In commemoration of Joseph Priestley’s 250th birthday, this article discloses Priestley’s contribution to the “All-American Lunch”
Issue Date | February 1983
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 subscription.Learn More