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American Chemical Society
The official website of the American Chemical Society. ACS has the largest membership of professional chemists in the world.
Bank of Chemistry Questions and Problems
You'll find nearly 7,000 questions, problems, and answers covering 19 topics in this tremendously useful site. Use this information for exams, tests, quizzes and extra drill work. Each section contains two levels of difficulty and five types of inquiry for you to choose from. Developed by Brother Malcolm Melcher with 39 years of chemistry teaching experience—all material is student-tested! Best of all, the site is password protected to maintain the integrity of the site. This is a highly recommended site! You must contact Brother Melcher at the link below to get instructions on how to obtain your personal password. (Flinn Scientific does not have access to this site so you must get and keep your own password).
BCCE - Biennial Conference on Chemical Education
Offers information about the BCCE conference to be held August 3-7, 2014 at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. Sponsored by the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society, the conference offers chemistry teachers of all levels a chance to interact with colleagues and attend numerous workshops, lectures, demonstrations and more.
A gathering place for ChemCom teachers to upload and download worksheets, labs and lab revisions, demonstrations and projects for the standard eight units.
Chemistry Teachers Support Group
Originally developed as a website for high school chemistry teachers in Southern California, this website is now visited by chemistry teachers from all across the United States. One of its main features is a listserve where teachers can post questions and network with one another.
Good chemistry resource. Lots of basic information is covered.
Council of State Science Supervisors
CSSS is a professional organization composed of science education specialists from across the United States. This informational site can help keep you current about educational topics from assessment, reforms, and grants to best practices in teaching, safety and more.
Flinn’s Teaching Chemistry™—eLearning Video Series
The Flinn eLearning Video Series features twenty award-winning high school chemistry teachers presenting nearly 500 learning episodes of their best demos, experiments and activities, and sharing enormous amounts of content knowledge and teaching tips in streaming video for teacher development. To learn more about this teacher training, access the eLearning website, and view sample episodes go to
The world authority on chemical nomenclature, terminology, standardized methods of measurement, atomic weights, etc.
Journal of Chemical Education
You'll find many articles, classroom activities and demonstrations relevant to high school chemistry teachers which were published in past issues of this journal.
Linus Pauling and the Nature of the Chemical Bond: A Documentary History
More than 800 digitized letters, manuscripts, photographs, audio-clips and video excerpts about Pauling's work regarding the nature of the chemical bond are available on this web site.
Material Safety Data Sheets
Flinn has MSDS available online.
National Mole Day Foundation
A wealth of ideas on how to celebrate Mole Day-October 23rd. Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's number (6.02 X 1023) which is the basic measuring unit in chemistry.
PBS LearningMedia
PBS LearningMedia™ is the go-to destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more! You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia is free for educators.
Periodic Table at Webelements
The WebElements scholar edition aims to be a high quality source of information on the WWW about the periodic table for students. ScientificAmerican.com has selected the WebElements web site as a winner of the 2002 Sci/Tech Web Awards.
This website helps bring the periodic table to life by offering uses and data about the elements highlighted with many photographs of the elements. A fun and helpful feature allows you to organize the elements in different ways or into unique groups—not just the more conventional groups, such as “Transition Metals,” but also uniquely unexpected groups such as “Elements at Walmart.”
POGIL uses guided inquiry – a learning cycle of exploration, concept invention and application is the basis for many of the carefully designed materials that students use to guide them to construct new knowledge. POGIL is a student-centered strategy; students work in small groups with individual roles to ensure that all students are fully engaged in the learning process.

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