Past Issues

The list of past ChemMatters issues below contains a selection of past articles and Teacher’s Guides dating back to 2001. The Teacher’s Guides contain lesson plans for all print articles.

  • Ordering Back Print Issues
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  • 30 Years of ChemMatters on CD
    We also offer a collection of the first 30 years of ChemMatters magazine (from February 1983 to April 2013) on CD. Learn more about the ChemMatters CD.

October 2013
ChemMatters October 2013

Free articles

Teacher's Guides (for all articles; includes NSES, NGSS and CCSS Correlations)

Spanish translation of "Chilling Out, Warming Up"

February 2014

Free articles

Teacher's Guides (for all articles; includes NSES, NGSS and CCSS Correlations)

Spanish translation of "Ice, Cream... and Chemistry" (coming soon)