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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December 1991 Featured Article | Mystery Matters
October 1991 Featured Article | Racing for the Magic Bullet
April 1991 Featured Article | Is that contact lense really clean?
February 1991 Featured Article | Yuuck Roaches! Who You Gonna Call?
December 1990 Featured Article | Your Personal Greenhouse
October 1990 Featured Article | The Case of the Fox River Fish Kill
April 1990 Featured Article | Name That Hide!
February 1990 Featured Article | Fast Food... Fast Fat?
December 1989 Featured Article | Automatic Sunglasses
October 1989 Featured Article | Which is denser? Gold, Sand, Indiana Jones
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