Kids Discover Chemistry

Special Magazine Issue for the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) Published by ACS and Kids Discover

Education Supplements:

Fun and safe chemistry experiments are included as well as guides for teachers and homeschoolers. Use them for integrating Kids Discover Chemistry into your curriculum.


Sneak Peek Inside

  • Criminologists use chemistry to discover unseen blood stains
  • Chemists have created a cancer drug based on a compound they first discovered in yew trees
  • The blue in fireworks that starburst overhead is a chemical reaction of copper

Be a Chemistry Ambassador. Share this Issue.

Share Kids Discover Chemistry with teachers, students and other groups. Email the online version or provide hard copies. And don’t forget the online-only teachers’ guide and vocabulary supplement.

Share Other ACS Educational Resources

  • 365 Chemistry for Life
    Daily profiles of fun, fascinating, groundbreaking chemistry
  • IYC Global Water Experiment
    Participate in what may be the biggest chemistry experiment ever!
  • 365 Chemistry for Life
    Daily profiles of fun, fascinating, groundbreaking chemistry
  • IYC Global Water Experiment
    Participate in what may be the biggest chemistry experiment ever!

For more ideas and communication tools and tips on interacting with classrooms or your community, visit www.acs.org/chemistryambassadors.

Get Free Copies While Supplies Last!

To be eligible to receive up to 50 free copies, email kidsdiscover@acs.org with your name, number of copies requested, and how you plan to use them. A shipping charge of $7.60 will apply.

About Kids Discover

Founded in 1991, Kids Discover is an award-winning magazine for children aged 7 to 12, featuring a single nonfiction topic in the natural and social sciences with each monthly issue. Full of vibrant prose, spectacular photography, informative text, and engaging follow-up activities, Kids Discover promotes a colorful and hands-on approach to literacy and learning.

To subscribe to the magazine, visit http://www.kidsdiscover.com.