ChemMatters Teacher's Guides

Teacher's Guides by Article

  • Biomimicry: Taking Inspiration from Nature
    Underwater glue, hydrophobic coatings, a water bottle that fills itself: these and many other products are all inspired from nature.
  • Stuck on You
    Mussels bind to rocks with a special type of glue that, if successfully reproduced in the laboratory, could be used one day to hold people's organs together during a surgical operation.
  • Shaking Out the Facts about Salt
    Most people in the United States consume more salt than they should. So is it time to cut back on salt?
  • Kombucha: Something's Brewing
    Kombucha, a fizzy drink made by fermenting tea and sugar, is becoming more popular. Many people say that kombucha gives them an energy boost and helps their digestion, even though there is no scientific evidence to support these claims.
  • Let's Talk about E-Cigarettes
    The number of teens who are smoking e-cigarette has tripled between 2013 and 2014. How are e-cigarettes affecting their health, and how do e-cigarettes compare with regular cigarettes?

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Teacher's Guides (2012-2016)