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Latest Teacher’s Guides: April 2023

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Lesson Plans

Lesson plans feature highly rated ChemMatters articles accompanied by varied student activities and teacher resources.

What Do We Know About Fireworks?

The content of “Fireworks” illustrates many chemistry topics, including redox reactions, thermochemistry, electron structure, spectroscopy, gas laws, and safety

Chocolate: The New Health Food — Or Is It?

The content of “Chocolate: The New Health Food. Or Is It?” illustrates a number of chemistry topics, including oxidation of free radicals in biochemistry, molecular structure, and organic chemistry functional groups.


Puzzles are designed to spark students’ interest, a great way to begin your class.

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