Best of ChemMatters

The Best of ChemMatters: Connecting Science and Literacy  

The Best of ChemMatters: Connecting Science and Literacy helps high school science teachers to connect STEM content, scientific literacy, and reading comprehension. This book:

  • Features 12 teacher-tested lesson plans based on articles from ChemMatters, an award-winning magazine published by the American Chemical Society for high school students.
  • Uses the popular Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate (5E) guided inquiry model. 
  • Connects to standards and includes objectives, assessments, possible students preconceptions, lesson outlines, anticipation guides, reading guides and a wealth of related resources.
  • Serves as a springboard for teachers to implement ideas and create lesson plans to help students understand chemistry concepts and improve their science literacy, critical thinking and reading comprehension skills.

Twelve fascinating articles from prior editions of ChemMatters are attractively presented. These riveting stories serve as anchors to unravel the mysteries of chemistry while igniting the readers’ curiosity. This edition is surely a winner to capture student interest.
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- Rita Hoots, Professor

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