Teacher's Guide

ChemMatters Teacher's Guides feature resources to help incorporate articles into your classroom. Available for free download with each issue, the guides provide teachers with extensive information on feature articles along with tools for building lesson plans and broadening knowledge about chemistry.

In each guide, you will find: 

  • Connections to chemistry concepts and science standards
  • Teaching strategies and tips
  • Student worksheets and corresponding answer keys
  • Suggestions for additional resources to incorporate into your lessons - such as labs, demos, simulations, and more!

Teacher's Guides by Article

Connections to Standards

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Teacher's Guides (2013-2022)


Oct2021: (.docx) (PDF)
Dec2021: (.docx) (PDF)
Feb2022: (.docx) (PDF)
Apr2022: (.docx) (PDF)


Oct2020: (.docx) (PDF)
Dec2020: (.docx) (PDF)
Feb2021: (.docx) (PDF)
Apr2021: (.docx) (PDF)


Oct2019: (.docx) (PDF)
Dec2019: (.docx) (PDF)
Feb2020: (.docx) (PDF)
Apr2020: (.docx) (PDF)