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Chemistry: Teachers

Teaching Chemistry To Kids

Chemistry Books

Science Kids has a great collection of videos and lesson plans to help you teach the basics of chemistry.

The American Chemistry Society has terrific resources and lesson plans for K-8 educators. Inquiry In Action, for grades K-5, features standards-aligned lesson plans with multimedia resources. Interested students will enjoy exploring the Adventures In Chemistry Kids' Site. A collection of hands-on experiments for the classroom focus on chemical changes, states of matter, and material properties. For primary grades, Science ABCs introduces chemistry concepts with rhymes, animations, and activities. Middle School Chemistry is designed for grades 6-8.

Chemistry Wonders


The American Association of Chemistry Teachers offers complete lesson plans and many other resources for elementary and middle school educators to help you make chemistry come alive for your students.

Do you have a difficult time helping students understand the difference between mass and weight? This downloadable worksheet may be just the solution.

Chemistry Basics


Are you teaching chemistry, but have forgotten your high school chemistry basics? Check out Basic Chemistry and ChemTutor to refresh your skills or answer your questions.

The Exploratorium has links to interactive and graphic sites in basic chemistry. You'll want to visit this one.

For K-2 teachers, the Ruff Ruffman Show from PBS is a great resource for teaching beginning Chemistry concepts. The collections includes complete teaching guides, five engaging videos, Cookie Creator game, and hands-on activities.

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