Chemistry Books & Magazines

Explore ACS’s chemistry and science education publications for students of all ages.

Undergraduate & Graduate

Chemistry in Context

College-level textbook for non-science majors, examining chemistry in the context of everyday life. In print and ebook formats. 


Magazine for undergraduate student members of ACS covering a range of topics unique to students in the chemical sciences.

Journal of Chemical Education

Premier journal on the teaching and learning of chemistry, with peer-reviewed articles and related information.

Graduate & Postdoctoral Chemist

Magazine with articles on careers, lab life, wellness, and other topics of interest to grad students and postdocs.

And Gladly Teach  

Resource book for chemists considering academic careers, with guidance on preparing a CV, research proposal and teaching statement.

High School

Chemistry in the Community

First‐year high school chemistry textbook that teaches chemistry concepts through the lens of societal issues.


Award-winning quarterly magazine helping high school students connect chemistry with the world around them.

Chemistry Solutions

Online resource from AACT with creative ideas for the classroom, for and by K–12 teachers of chemistry.

Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities 

Teaching manual addressing the needs of students with learning and physical disabilities. 4th edition.

Elementary & Middle School

Science Activity Books for Early Learners

Colorful, 64-page books that help your curious young scientist explore the science in everyday life. Pre-K–Grade 2.

Inquiry in Action

Science lessons for elementary school teachers that align with the Next Generation Science Standards. Grades K–5.

The Best of WonderScience

Two volumes with over 600 hands-on science activities for adults and children to do together. Grades 3–6.

Celebrating Chemistry

Engage children in chemistry with these puzzles, articles and activities aligned with NCW and CCEW themes. Grades 4–6.