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You Be The Chemist Activity Guides


A longtime educator favorite, the You Be The Chemist Activity Guides are a must-have for those looking for fun ways to bring hands-on science to grade K-8 students. These activities are the perfect way to experience science and chemistry concepts through real-world connections!

Now, completed in 2018, the Fifth Edition Activity Guides are available to help thousands more educators inspire students with the science of chemistry and STEM learning.

The Resource

What is included in the Fifth Edition Activity Guides?

  • Nearly 50 science activities using common, inexpensive household materials
  • Ideas and guidelines to facilitate classroom integration using the 5E instructional model
  • Connections to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • Background information and explanations to help educators build confidence with science content
  • Real-world connections to careers and everyday life that rely on science and chemistry concepts
  • Differentiation techniques to enrich learning in kindergarten through 8th grade, and across ability levels

Please click here for more information or to download the activity guides!