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 2018 Featured Article | The Search for Planet B
April 2018 Featured Article | The Protein Myth
February 2018 Featured Article | Dive Into Marine Chemistry
December 2017 Featured Article | Cheese It Up for Chemistry!
October 2017 Featured Article | Composting for a Healthier Planet
April 2017 Featured Article | Growing Food on Mars
February 2017 Featured Article | The Impact of Protective Polymers
December 2016 Featured Article | What's Really Going On With the Flint Water Crisis?
October 2016 Featured Article | Meet Sue: How Chemistry Turned This Dinosaur Into a Rock Star!
April 2016 Featured Article | Prosthetics: Chemistry on the Move
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