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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.

Online AP Chemistry Workshops Summer 2015

Once again this summer, I plan to offer two, online AP Chemistry Teacher Workshops. I’d love to have you join me. Below you will find details of the workshops, but, if after reading this post (and some of the anticipated FAQ’s) you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks for taking […]

Online AP Chemistry Workshops Jul & Aug 2014

I have finalized a plan for two, online, AP Chemistry Workshops for the summer of 2014. Here is an outline of the course, with some details. If, after reading this post (and some of the anticipated FAQ’s) you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks for taking the time to check […]

Exam From Hell!

I finally got around to writing a few questions for the Exam From Hell, but it is not as comprehensive as I originally wanted it to be. Rather than the ‘Exam from Hell’, it’s more, ‘a few questions from Hell!’ Please note: This document is currently only available to subscribers and is definitely in a […]

Factoids 2014 – another REDUX

Below is the amended text of a post that I originally wrote in April of 2012. The degree to which such things will be at all relevant on the AP exam in 2014 and beyond is highly debatable (since general chemical knowledge/recall seems to be frowned upon in the new curriculum and won’t fit many […]