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  • February 20, 2020

    Using New AACT Resources to Help Teach Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in a Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry unit.

  • February 4, 2020

    Using New AACT Resources to Help Teach Aqueous Solutions

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in an Aqueous Solutions unit.

  • January 28, 2020

    AACT Chemistry Teacher of the Year Award

    Apply today for the AACT Chemistry Teacher of the Year Award! These awards recognize the hard work and accomplishments of three gifted educators – one each from Elementary, Middle, and High School who will receive a $1,000 cash prize and a free AACT membership renewal.

  • January 23, 2020

    Using New AACT Resources to Help Teach Phase Changes and Heat Transfer

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about activities that could be used in a Phase Changes and Heat Transfer unit.

  • January 9, 2020

    New AACT Resources to Help Teach Gas Laws

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in a Gas Laws unit.

  • January 2, 2020

    From One-by-One to Many

    Teacher Members can now select multiple subtopics and/or resource types, at the same time, and have the applicable resources returned in a single search result.

  • January 1, 2020

    AACT Member Spotlight: Adam Kraft

    Every month AACT will spotlight a passionate member who is dedicated to enhancing chemistry inside and outside the classroom. This month we spotlight Adam Kraft from the Westminster Schools of Augusta in Augusta, Ga.

  • December 11, 2019

    Science Coaches Spotlight

    Learn about and be inspired by the experiences of four science coaches partnerships.

  • December 5, 2019

    New AACT Resources to Help Teach Stoichiometry

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in a Stoichiometry unit.

  • December 2, 2019

    Help Us Plan our 2020 AP Chemistry Review Webinar

    Your students work hard all year to master the concepts of AP Chemistry. They will slog through numerous problems, take many exams, and complete laboratory work. Yet, many have trouble “putting it all together” when AP exam time comes. How can we best help them “show what they know”? Join Paul Price and Michael Farabaugh for our “Helping Students Show What They Know – An AP Chemistry Review Webinar” presentation scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:00 – 8:00 pm ET!

  • December 1, 2019

    AACT Member Spotlight: Lindsay Davis

    Every month AACT will spotlight a passionate member who is dedicated to enhancing chemistry inside and outside the classroom. This month we spotlight Lindsay Davis from The Baldwin School Bryn Mawr, PA.

  • November 12, 2019

    New AACT Resources to Help Teach Chemical Equations

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in a Chemical Equations unit.

  • October 30, 2019

    New AACT Resources to Help Teach Chemical Names and Formulas

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in a Chemical Names and Formulas unit.

  • October 30, 2019

    AACT Member Spotlight: Kristen Drury

    Every month AACT will spotlight a passionate member who is dedicated to enhancing chemistry inside and outside the classroom. This month we spotlight Kristen Drury from William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach, NY. 

  • October 28, 2019

    Apply Now to be Part of our K–8 Writing Team

    AACT is accepting applications for a K–8 content writing team in 2020.

  • October 17, 2019

    New AACT Resources to Help Teach Chemical Bonding

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in a Chemical Bonding unit.

  • October 8, 2019

    New England Association of Chemistry Teachers Fall Meeting

    The New England Association of Chemistry Teachers is helping revive the Fairfield County Chemistry teachers group and together we plan to co-host four gatherings this year to share ideas and inspiration.

  • October 3, 2019

    New AACT Resources to Help Teach the Periodic Table

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in a Periodic Table unit.

  • October 1, 2019

    Use AACT Resources to Celebrate National Chemistry Week 2019: Marvelous Metals!

    In the spirit of the NCW theme, AACT hosted a content writing contest for current teacher members. This year’s winners were Middle School teacher, Jennifer Smith, from Monticello Middle School, and High School teacher, Melissa Payne, from Jeffersontown High School. Read about both teachers' exciting and unique lesson plan inspired by the theme of NCW.

  • October 1, 2019

    Announcing the AACT Strategic Plan

    This summer, the AACT Governing Board, in collaboration with staff and with input from AACT members, held a retreat to develop a strategic plan for AACT over the next three years.

  • October 1, 2019

    AACT Member Spotlight: Linda Cummings

    Every month AACT spotlights a passionate member who is dedicated to enhancing chemistry inside and outside the classroom. This month we spotlight Linda Cummings, Chemistry Instructor at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

  • September 19, 2019

    New AACT Resources to Help Teach Atomic Structure

    In this news post, Kim Duncan, AACT's Sr. Professional Learning Associate, writes about lessons and other activities that could be used in an Atomic Structure unit.

  • September 5, 2019

    New AACT Resources to Help Teach Chemical Measurements

    AACT highlights resources that could be used to support a Chemical Measurements unit.

  • August 28, 2019

    AACT Member Spotlight: Heather Weck

    Every month AACT will spotlight a passionate member who is dedicated to enhancing chemistry inside and outside the classroom. This month we spotlight Heather Weck, from Harriton High School in Rosemont, Pa.

  • August 26, 2019

    Call for Volunteers

    This is a great time to get involved with AACT by becoming a Regional Representative or Committee Member.