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  • What's the Big Idea? Understanding the Laboratory Experience in the AP* Chemistry Curriculum If you teach AP* Chemistry, you’re already aware, or need to be, that changes to the course curriculum are here, which means you’ll probably have to change your classroom instruction. To help relieve your anxiety, here’s an overview of the course revisions, some important dates to remember, and 2 ways Carolina can help to ensure your success during this transition. View »
  • SCUBA Diving and Gas Laws Students are often fascinated by extreme sports such as SCUBA diving. This interest can be harnessed to teach an exciting lesson on gas laws. Five gas laws are discussed, and each discussion is centered on the law’s compelling, real-world connection to SCUBA diving. View »
  • Leading with the Lab: How to Use Inquiry in a Flipped Class Looking at flipping your class? Learn from a high school chemistry teacher who’s already done it. Marc Seigel explains how he’s used a somewhat nontraditional flip to teach inquiry units on the gas laws and molarity/molality. He cites example activities, online resources, extensions, and assessments. View »
  • Sericulture and the Silkworm Find out how the silkworm has influenced cultures, commerce, and science. We’ll take a look at its life cycle, historical significance, and scientific contributions in this brief, engaging article. Share it with your class as an example of how an organism can impact different areas of human thought and activity. View »
  • Owl-larming Facts! People have long been fascinated by owls. Some cultures fear them. Others admire them. Find out why as you discover what makes this extraordinary bird unlike any other. View »
  • The Mechanics of Breathing Learn how Boyle's law and the structure of the respiratory system govern the mechanics of breathing. View »
  • Meet the 12-Spotted Lady Beetle Explore the fascinating life cycle of the lady beetle with the help of this infographic. View »
  • Meet the 12-Spotted Lady Beetle Explore the fascinating life cycle of the lady beetle with the help of this infographic. View »
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