Use Case

In-class or Synchronous Online

Go beyond multiple choice clickers and traditional worksheets with chemistry-specific modules that engage students in new and exciting ways. Post in-class problems, polls, quizzes, take attendance, and track student participation in a snap. Engage students in-person or online with problem solving and dynamic discussions.

All-in-one platform

Comprehensive Learning & Assessment

From in-class active learning, homework assignments, and now secure online quizzes and exams, Aktiv Chemistry’s all-in-one platform provides a comprehensive set of features for formative and summative assessments.

In-class or Synchronous Online

Take attendance, post polls & quizzes, enhance traditional worksheets, or promote think-pair-share activities.

& Practice

Assign interactive problem sets with instant feedback and automatic grading that sync with institutional LMS gradebooks.
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Timed Online
Quizzes & Exams

Create summative assessments with question pools, algorithmic problems, and optional integrated proctoring.
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Extensive Content Library

Building engaging classroom activities has never been easier. Aktiv Chemistry provides an extensive library of questions for chemistry courses such as General Chemistry, Introductory Chemistry, GOB Chemistry, Organic Chemistry. The content library includes discipline-specific problem types such as molecule drawing, chemical equations and naming, dimensional analysis, numerical entry, and more.

Easy and flexible authoring also allows instructors to add their own questions.

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Draw the Lewis structure of (CHO)OCH₃ and then choose the appropriate set of molecular geometries of the three central atoms. Your answer choice is independent of the orientation of your drawn structure.

The solubility of He in water at 25.0 °C is 7.0 × 10⁻⁵ M when the partial pressure of He is 0.20 atm. What is the value of the Henry's law constant for He?

A polysaccharide containing only one type of sugar residue is a ___.

  1. monosaccharide
  2. oligosaccharide
  3. monopolysaccharide
  4. heteropolysaccharide
  5. homopolysaccharide

According to the balanced reaction below, calculate the moles of NH₃ that form when 4.2 mol of N₂H₄ completely reacts 3 N₂H₄(l) → 4 NH₃(g) + N₂(g)


Get Class Results in Real Time

Instructors receive results in real time as students submit answers in the classroom. The three most common mistakes are provided for each problem so you can get feedback on levels of student understanding and easily launch into class discussions.


Take Digital Attendance

Aktiv Chemistry’s attendance tool allows instructors to easily take student attendance by randomizing a check in code for each class or lecture. Customize timing to have a strict or lenient lateness policy.


Easy Question Authoring

Aktiv Chemistry‘s authoring tool allows instructors to easily write, save, and assign their own questions. Input superscripts, subscripts, and special symbols with a breeze.

Take clicker questions from existing slides or problems from previously used worksheets and enhance them with targeted instructional feedback.


Flip Your Classroom

Today, student engagement and active learning during class has never been more important. With Aktiv Chemistry, instructors can facilitate extended problem solving sessions, provide live feedback, and group discussions.


Bring Your Own Device. Any Device.

Students and instructors can access the Aktiv Learning app from any iPhone, iPad, or Android Device. Additionally, the platform is fully accessible on Web with any Mac, PC, or Chromebook.

Success Story

Professors from over 500 colleges and universities use Aktiv Chemistry to engage students inside and outside of the classroom. Learn how some of them have transformed their courses.


Making the Flip: Technology that Enhances the Flipped Classroom Model

“Aktiv Chemistry allows us to present conceptual questions, mathematical questions, drawing questions — there’s pretty much no limit to the type of question you can ask.”
User 3 (1)
Stephanie Dillon
Faculty & Director of Freshman Chemistry Labs, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Florida State University

¹ This quote was provided at a time where Aktiv Chemistry was named Chem101. We have replaced the use of Chem101 in any direct quotes with Aktiv Chemistry to minimize confusion.


Support Your Course


Flexible Grading Policies

Every Aktiv Chemistry activity has a multitude of grading policies that can be customized depending on the assignment type. Settings include points per problem, participation credit, late submissions with penalties, variable attempts per problem, penalties for incorrect attempts, and more. The Aktiv Chemistry gradebook can be set up to display summary columns or individual columns depending on the assignment type as well.

Industry-leading Support

Any course using Aktiv Chemistry comes with our industry-leading support featuring average response times of 14 minutes and extended hours that include late nights and weekends. Additionally, every Aktiv Chemistry instructor works with an individual member of our Success team that helps with initial course set up, gradebook/LMS integrations, and recommendations for best practices.


LMS Integrated

Aktiv Chemistry’s gradebook can be synced with any popular campus LMS such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, or D2L. The gradebook and associated columns can be customized to separate the various assignment types, to present individual assignments, or display summary columns for each type.