Books & Magazines

Browse ACS's chemistry and science education publications for students of all ages.

Elementary & Middle School

Science Activity Books for Early Learners (PreK-Grade 2)

Find poems, stories, and science activities in Apples, Bubbles, and Crystals and Sunlight, Skyscrapers, and Soda Pop. These colorful, 64-page books help your curious young scientist explore the science in everyday life.

The Best of WonderScience (Grades 3-6)

Two volumes with over 600 science activities helps parents and teachers guide students to investigate science in the world around them. 

Inquiry in Action (Grades K-5)

An oldie but goodie – Inquiry in Action features chemistry-related physical science lessons that encourage upper elementary students to observe and explore through science investigations. 

High School

Journal of Chemical Education

World's premier chemical education journal publishing peer-reviewed articles and related information.

Chemistry in the Community

ChemCom explains concepts in the context of societal issues. Students learn chemistry on a need-to-know basis, evaluate data, and make decisions based on their knowledge and observations.


An award-winning publication featuring articles that reveal chemistry at work in everyday life. A teacher's guide includes background information on articles, hands-on activities, classroom demonstrations, and other resources.

Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities

This teaching manual addresses the needs of students with learning and physical disabilities. Topics include classroom adaptations, testing and evaluation, computers in the classroom and laboratory, laboratory design, and laboratory safety.

Chemistry Solutions

Chemistry Solutions is an easy-to-use and easy-to-implement online resource for K–12 teachers of chemistry. Each issue highlights innovative, creative ideas for the chemistry classroom.


Undergraduate & Graduate

Graduate & Postdoctoral Chemist Magazine

Key career advice, events, news, and resources for graduate and postdoctoral scholars.


Journal of Chemical Education

World's premier chemical education journal publishing peer-reviewed articles and related information.

Chemistry in Context

The text for non-science majors that sets the standard for applying chemistry to societal issues. A laboratory manual supports the concepts presented. Other faculty resources include a digital content manager, a multimedia collection of visual resources, and a CD of the instructor’s resource guide.

General Chemistry

Using a new approach to teaching general chemistry, this textbook emphasizes understanding and reasoning principles in the context of biologically-important molecules.

inChemistry Magazine

The information hub for undergraduate chemistry students covering the college experience, graduate school, navigating the job market, professional skills development, innovative scientific advances, and ACS student chapter activities.

And Gladly Teach

Get an in-depth look at academic positions in chemistry through this guide, which includes guidance on preparing curriculum vitae, research proposals and a teaching philosophy statement.

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