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 2008 Featured Article | Keeping the Torch Lit
April 2008 Featured Article | The Quest for a Clean Drink
February 2008 Featured Article | The Forensics of Blood
December 2007 Featured Article | The Captivating Chemistry of Candles
October 2007 Featured Article | The Many Faces of Chemistry
April 2007 Featured Article | Paintball!
February 2007 Featured Article | Chemists, Start Your Engines
December 2006 Featured Article | Corn
October 2006 Featured Article | Your Home - It's All Built on Chemistry
April 2006 Featured Article | The Real Deal With Mixing Oil and Water
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