News & Updates


  • March 24, 2020

    At Home Activities for K-8 Students

    The following K-8 teaching resources are currently unlocked and open to all educators (and parents!) to use with students. Each activity can be done with materials that are commonly found at home, and includes a short video of the activity.

  • March 20, 2020

    Using New AACT Resources to Help Teach Equilibrium

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

  • March 19, 2020

    Take Home Labs

    Teaching chemistry remotely is challenging even under ideal circumstances, but the emergence of COVID-19 is making it even more difficult. Check out these freely available teaching resources to deliver engaging lessons in the coming weeks.

  • March 17, 2020

    Why Should I Run for a Governing Board Position?

    AACT President Heather Weck shares why you should consider running for an elected position on the AACT Governing Board.

  • March 13, 2020

    UPDATE: Unlocked Resources Now Through April 17

    To support the chemistry community, we've unlocked selected activities, animations, projects, simulations, videos, and more through April 17.

  • March 5, 2020

    Using New AACT Resources to Help Teach Kinetics

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

  • March 5, 2020

    Governing Board: Self-Nominations Now Open!

    Nominate yourself for a Governing Board position now until March 27, 2020.

  • February 26, 2020

    AACT Member Spotlight: Dusty Carroll

    This month, we spotlight Dusty Carroll, a high school chemistry teacher at Seneca High School in New Jersey.

  • 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.