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 2000 Featured Article | Hydrogen Fuel
October 2000 Featured Article | The Chemistry of Food
April 2000 Featured Article | On Board With Epoxy
February 2000 Featured Article | Mt. Everest – Climbing in Thin Air
December 1999 Featured Article | The Sweet and Colorful Story of Some of Our Favorite Foods
October 1999 Featured Article | The Chemistry of "Stuff"
April 1999 Featured Article | A Light of a Different Color
February 1999 Featured Article | The Chemistry of Basketball
December 1998 Featured Article | The Case of Napoleon Bonaparte
October 1998 Featured Article | A Mark of Color
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