General Resources

From Beakers to Blackboards

This seasoned chemistry teacher is mentoring future educators. From hands-on labs to guest speakers, explore how she cultivates a vibrant learning environment and supports the next generation of chemistry rockstar teachers!

Ice Clouds 2.0

What is some of the chemistry involved in the formation of ice clouds when boiling water is thrown into icy air?

Keeping Simulations Simple with Javalab

Javalab is a resource for free simulations to support student understanding of chemistry concepts. These web based simulations can be used across different platforms and are simple in their use by students. The open ended aspect of the simulations allow for teachers to be creative in how they are used in class.

Five For the First

Nora Walsh shares some of her favorite FIRST WEEK of school activities for the chemistry classroom!

How to Use TikTok and YouTube Shorts in Your Chemistry Class

TikTok and YouTube Shorts are video sharing platforms for short-form, vertical aspect videos. Both of these services are growing more quickly in popularity compared to more traditional video formats. Josh Kenney shares some of the ways that he is using short-form videos in his chemistry class and shares a free resource (an exam review worksheet that links to a YouTube Shorts playlist through a QR code).