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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February 2015 Featured Article | Could Common Foods Keep You from Moving?
December 2014 Featured Article | Hard to Wake Up for School
October 2014 Featured Article | Many Candies, Various Textures
April 2014 Featured Article | The Promise of Solar Energy in Our Daily Lives
February 2014 Featured Article | The Cool Chemistry of Ice Cream
December 2013 Featured Article | Chili Pepper: Too Hot for You?
October 2013 Featured Article | Chilling Out, Warming Up
April 2013 Featured Article | Smog: A Puzzling Chemical Mix
February 2013 Featured Article | Can Electric Cars Go Mainstream?
December 2012 Featured Article | Food Smarts: Figuring Out Nutrition Labels
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