Lessons by teachers with their inspiration for the activity or tips for how to implement the lesson.
An experienced teacher updates a classic limiting reactant activity using inexpensive chemicals, pressure sensors, and Erlenmeyer flasks.
Reflections and perspectives by teachers about topics that affect chemistry education.
This article reflects on the ways teachers are being challenged to design curriculum and implement the Next Generation Science Standards. There is an opportunity to demonstrate life-long learning and implement ways for students to create value in their knowledge and find joy in the learning process.
Nuts & Bolts
Functional tips you can implement in your classroom.
Using games in the classroom is a great way to introduce topics and to create a fun learning environment.
How to incorporate technology into your chemistry classroom.
Create Your Own Ideal Content
When the instructional content you need for class just doesn’t cut it, create your own! Learn how to make video clips that engage students and maximize comprehension in a way that is fun, easy, and effective.
In My Element
Stories about teachers finding their way to the chemistry classroom.
Teaching chemistry can be more than a job, it can be a vocation; work that one is called to do. Here's how I answered that call.
Teacher 2 Teacher
What's your safety motto? What's your #MyChemSafetyTip?
In conjunction with @ACSChemClubs, we received tons of Safety Tips from you!
Tips from Twitter:
“Goggles are #1. They protect your eyes, not your forehead. Always a good reminder.”
“Accidents are the worst, therefore safety first!”
“Replace lids on chemical containers when done dispensing to prevent spills.”
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Have an idea you want to share with the chemistry education community? Submit an article to Chemistry Solutions!
Chemistry Solutions editor Emily Bones explains why more and more, technology is a chemistry teacher's greatest tool.
The simulation for the November 2015 issue allows students to investigate three of the fundamental gas laws, including Boyle’s Law, Charles’ Law and Gay-Lussac’s Law. Students will have the opportunity to visually examine the effect of changing the associated variables of pressure, volume, or temperature in each situation. Also, students will analyze the gas samples at the particle level as well as manipulate quantitative data in each scenario. Finally students will interpret trends in the data by examining the graph associated with each of the gas laws.
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