UTC: Monday, July 23rd, 2018

5 things your AP chemistry teacher could do to maximize your score

Five things your AP chemistry teacher could do to maximize your AP score. 1. Finish the content that could be tested on the AP exam. Right, sounds insane that anything else would happen, right? Who isn’t fulfilling that, absolutely fundamental, responsibility? Answer, a lot of AP Chem teachers aren’t. The reasons usually fall into one […]

Online AP Chemistry Review Courses 2018

In the Spring of 2018 I will once again be offering Online AP Chemistry Review Courses for AP Chemistry STUDENTS. For many years I have offered the very popular Online AP Chemistry Summer Workshops for teachers, and now it’s time to boost AP scores from a student point of view. I will offer two, independent, six […]

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2018 Online

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2018 Online: Once again this coming summer, I plan to offer two, AP Chemistry Teacher Workshops, and I’d love to have you join me. These courses will be the 9th and 10th respectively, that I have offered online. Below you will find details of the workshops but, if after reading this […]

10 Top Tips to maximize your AP Chemistry Score

Maximizing AP Chemistry scores is not everyone’s goal (although I’m not at all sure why), but if it is, then you’d do well to bear a few of these pointers in mind before you take the AP Chemistry Exam. 10. READ the question, and then ANSWER the question! Yeah, sounds obvious I know, but the […]

Online AP Chemistry Review Courses 2017

In the Spring of 2017 I will be offering the inaugural, Online AP Chemistry Review Courses for AP Chemistry STUDENTS. For many years I have offered the very popular Online AP Chemistry Summer Workshops for teachers, and now it’s time to boost AP scores from a student point of view. I will offer two, independent, six […]

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2017 Online

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2017 Online: Once again this summer, I plan to offer two, AP Chemistry Teacher Workshops, and I’d love to have you join me. These courses will be the 7th and 8th respectively, that I have offered online. Below you will find details of the workshops but, if after reading this post […]

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2016 Online

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2016 Online: Once again this summer, I plan to offer two, AP Chemistry Teacher Workshops, and I’d love to have you join me. These courses will be the 5th and 6th respectively, that I have offered online. Below you will find details of the workshops but, if after reading this post […]

MEL – a brief follow-up

Following my review of the MEL Chemistry Kits, I was contacted by MEL CEO Vassili Philippov (@vassiliph) to thank me for the feedback. When you read my original review, you’ll see that although I was generally very impressed with the kits themselves, I was less thrilled with some of the simplicity of the chemistry ‘experiments’ […]

MEL Science Reviewed

Chemistry hasn’t changed much over the years but now, with MEL Science, chemistry sets have – at least in some ways. Here’s MEL Science Reviewed. Disclaimer Just to clear, I received no compensation from MEL other than the generous supply of a sample of their Starter Kit, and a number of the individual experiments for […]

New and Odd AP Topic Review 2015

In 2014 I wrote this post in order to discuss some of the ‘odd/new’ topics on the AP exam in 2014. What follows in this post is essentially identical to that one, but with a few tweaks here and there, introduced since we are now 12 months further down the road.