Imagine a program that dramatically helps more students engage and excel in chemistry. A Natural Approach to Chemistry is a student-centered approach that emphasizes how chemistry applies to everyday life and simplifies complex ideas into relevant, manageable steps. With over 65 labs and investigations, A Natural Approach to Chemistry is designed to be exciting and meaningful for all students.

Teacher Edition and Student Book for A Natural Approach to Chemistry

Overview Highlights

  • Chemistry taught in the context of students' everyday lives and structured with the 5E Learning Model.
  • Comprehensive ancillary support helps you increase your impact, not your workload.
  • Reduce planning time with detailed standards alignment and planning tools.
  • Content spirals throughout the course, building on students' prior knowledge and skills. 
  • Students make connections over with 65 labs and activities to support hands-on investigation.
  • Flexible material packages are customizable to meet your classroom needs and budget.
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Lose the flame, not the labs

Simplify lab prep, increase student engagement, and all but eliminate safety risks.

The LabHub’s innovative data acquisition system is controlled via app and includes a temperature-controlled heating unit, RGB spectrophotometer, and detachable temperature and voltage probes. Programmable between 1 and 150*C to boil 30 mL of water in 3 minutes. No gas or open flame required!

Included with the Core Lab Materials or purchased as a stand-alone. 

Equipment options

Core Materials Package

Includes the LabHub and all non-consumable items for one station of four students over at least five classes. 

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Equipment options

LabHub System

This innovative data acquisition system is controlled via app and includes a temperature-controlled heating unit, RGB spectrophotometer, and detachable probes.

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Equipment Options

Chemical Packages

Add a complete consumable sets for one or eight station(s) over at least five classes. Items are ready to use - premixed and in individual bottles. Solution concentrations allow for easy disposal (always check local regulations).

all the materials included in the single and class set chemical package

Equipment Options

Bulk Chemical Package

Easily refill existing droppers and station materials for at least five classes of 8 stations. Solution concentrations allow for easy disposal (always check local regulations).

Materials included in the Bulk Chemical Package

Student Portal: Online Support

Students with the online portal access also have ancillary digital resources including student books, lab manuals and videos, leveled skill sheets, ReadSpeaker, and vodcasts. Vodcasts are a unique resource that provides an approximately 20 minute guided presentation for each section in a chapter. This allows a teacher to flip the classroom, assigning viewing prior to class, or to reinforce material after class instruction. 

Looking for an older edition?

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Refills and replacements for A Natural Approach to Chemistry, Second Edition, can be found on our store site. For information on renewing portal licenses, please request a quote directly. 

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