ChemMatters Magazine

Bring chemistry to life in your classroom!

Why ChemMatters?

ChemMatters is an award-winning high school chemistry magazine.

Published four times a year - February, April, October & December - ChemMatters demystifies chemistry at work in our everyday lives.

A valuable resource to supplement class instruction

Free teacher's guides

National education standards aligned

Subscription Options


Individual Rate

(4 issues per year)

Bulk Rate

(5+ sets of 4 print issues)
1 year (4 issues) $16 $8 per set
2 years (8 issues) $30 $15 per set
3 years (12 issues) $42* $21 per set

All ChemMatters Products

30 years of ChemMatters on DVD

Great for class projects, library research, and science fairs. If you buy a site license, you can share the DVD with your school or school library.

Best of ChemMatters

Includes 12 lesson plans based on articles from ChemMatters. Serves as a springboard for teachers to implement ideas and create their own lesson plans to help students improve their science literacy and critical thinking.

Sets of Recent Issues

Receive the printed versions from the past three school years for just $15 per set of four issues! (Photocopies are allowed for instructional purposes only).

Class Pack

The Class Pack includes 30 copies each of the four issues published during the past three school years. With a class pack, you can distribute the issues of the magazine to your students and use the articles for either in-class or homework assignments.

ChemMatters is an excellent resource for connecting chemistry to life, and helping with literacy!

J. Venables, High School Chemistry Teacher

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