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 2017 Featured Article | Composting for a Healthier Planet
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April 2016 Featured Article | Prosthetics: Chemistry on the Move
February 2016 Featured Article | Salt: How Much is Too Much?
December 2015 Featured Article | The Future of Energy May Be Under Our Feet!
October 2015 Featured Article | Eating With Your Eyes
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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