The new edition of “POGIL Activities for AP Chemistry” is on track to be released next winter. Laura Trout offered a sneak peak of the new activities and improvements that have been incorporated into the new edition in our March 27, 2023 ChemEd X Talk. Watch the recording of the presentation!
This timely post is a perfect fit for the theme of Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2023! Algae is a rich topic with many possible connections to the chemistry classroom. Algae needs to take in light, carbon dioxide, and various simple nutrients and, though it can sometimes get out of control, can produce oxygen, diatomaceous earth, and other products. It can even fluoresce pink!
The American Chemical Society would like to invite your class to celebrate "Chemists Celebrate Earth Week" April 16-22 with the theme "The Curious Chemistry of Amazing Algae".
Check out this activity designed for beginning chemistry students to become familiar with phase diagrams and their associated terminology. The activity is suitable for an at-home assignment.
The concepts of Measurement and Significant Figures can induce discomfort for both teacher and students. Michael Jansen shares his approach to teaching this important topic.
This Nobel Laureate crossword puzzle focuses on prizes awarded between 1941 and 1950. Learn and revisit some historical chemistry, terminology and background on key historical figures in this field. This is our fifth in a series of Nobel Laureate crossword puzzles.
This PFAS Analysis guided inquiry activity introduces students to "Forever Chemical" pollutants in the environment as they apply their previous knowledge related to electronegativity, polarizability and bond strength to PFAS molecules.
The AP with WE Service program is one way to incorporate service-learning into your AP course to improve student understanding of content and help develop the leaders of tomorrow.