And let you be happy!..

Authors:

Levina L. S.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: «Tsentrchimpress» PLC.

Summary

The Editor-in-Chief congratulates the magazine readers on a Happy New Year.


And what does the law say?..

Authors:

Khmel’kov S. B.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: the Trade Union of the Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

Summary

Legal Issues Department Deputy Head of the Administration of the Trade Union of the Education and Science of the Russian Federation is answering our readers’ questions.


Science and Industry

A chemistry of taste

Authors:

Belov D. V.. Adress: Nizhny Novgorod. Workplace: The R. Ye. Alexeev Technical University.

Summary

They can be sugary, bitter, sour, saline, tart, burning, minty, alcalinous, metallic, cementitious, farinaceous, spicy, sticky… Here we are talking about mouth-feel. This mouse-feel diversity is connected with an unusually complicated physiology of a human being’s gustative apparatus and the “chemistry” of taste perception processes.

Keywords:

Sweet taste, taste buds, taste analyzer.


Science and Industry

IUPAC switches to the “green chemistry” and sustainable development positions.

Summary

For the first time ever the representative of Russia N. P. Tarasova, who is the founder and head of the Institute of Chemistry and Problems of Sustainable Development, as of UNESCO “green chemistry” academic department for sustainable development, has been chosen to be a vice-president of IUPAC.

Keywords:

Iupac, “green chemistry”, sustainable development.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Using clusters in the academic process

Authors:

Marshanova G. L.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: the Moscow Institute of Open Education.

Pichugina G. V.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: the Institute for content and methods of training of the Russian Academy of Education.

Summary

The article analyses the expertise of using clusters in the academic process of students by teachers and an entrepreneurial attempt to express one’s own standpoint regarding this methodical way. The essence of “cluster” term has been specified, methods and forms of work with clusters at chemistry lessons providing the examples from the author’s own teaching practice have been shown.

Keywords:

A cluster, graphic presentation of information.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Recommendations on improving the teaching process on the basis of the Unified State Examination results.

Authors:

Kaverina A. A.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: the Federal Institute of Pedagogical Measurements.

Snastina M. G.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: the Federal Institute of Pedagogical Measurements.

Summary

The article examines the general terms and settings, considering which the exam mode of the chemistry Unified State Exam as principles of selecting content and forms of its presentation in standardized tasks of different types as well, have been formed. The major attention has been paid to the analysis of the most complicated tasks and typical difficulties, which leavers encounter while accomplishing those.

Keywords:

Unified state exam, control and measuring materials, controlled context element codifier, exam paper specification, drilldown answer tasks, drilldown answer tasks assessment system.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Forming social interaction experience in the interactive teaching process.

Authors:

Kandaurova A. V.. Adress: Tara. Workplace: the Affiliate Office of the Omsk State Agrarian University named after P. A. Stolypin.

Kravchenko M. V.. Adress: Tara. Workplace: Grammar School # 1 named after A. M. Luppov.

Summary

Because of decrease in pupils motivation to chemistry studying application of interactive technologies promotes development of interest to a subject, forms skills of social interaction as а necessary competence. Variants of subject evaluation, metasubject and personal results of training are offered.

Keywords:

Interactive training, social interaction, progress evaluation, subject and personal results, social experience.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Sharing the experience of metal study

Authors:

Fedotova R. V.. Adress: the Tyumen Region, the rural community of Vikulovo. Workplace: Secondary School # 2 of Vikulovo.

Summary

The lesson on the subject of “Beryllium, magnesium, and alkali-earth metals (the 9th Form), at which students get acquainted with the group of typical metals, in which regularities of property change and property change depending on an atomic number are strongly marked, is offered.

Keywords:

Chemistry lessons, IIA group metals.


Methods and Experience Exchange

How to conduct “Ionic Replacement Reactions” lesson

Authors:

Ponomareva T. N.. Adress: Tyumen. Workplace: a ФИО:В. А. Демидов.

Summary

Designs of two lessons on the subject of “Ionic Replacement Reactions” (the 8th Form) have been offered.

Keywords:

Ionic replacement reactions, career guidance, lesson-practicum.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Chemistry and geography integrated lesson

Authors:

Mastyuga S. S.. Adress: Vladikavkaz, the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania. Workplace: Secondary School # 17.

Revazova I. Dz.. Adress: Vladikavkaz, the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania. Workplace: Secondary School # 17.

Summary

An integrated lesson (chemistry and geography), using electronic learning resources, is offered. Its purpose is to generate, systematize, and feedback knowledge about oil.

Keywords:

Oil, petrochemicals (oil products), integrated lesson.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Sharing the experience of forming professional competency of the future pedagogues of chemistry.

Authors:

Nuketaeva D. Zh.. Adress: Almaty. Workplace: the Kazakh State Women Pedagogical University.

Mataev M. M.. Adress: Almaty. Workplace: the Kazakh State Women Pedagogical University.

Myrzakhmetova N. O.. Adress: Almaty. Workplace: the Kazakh State Women Pedagogical University.

. Adress: Almaty. Workplace: the Kazakh State Women Pedagogical University.

Summary

In the article the credit system of education used the university as a means to increase the mobility of students, suggesting the development of students' ability to self-organization, informative and educational autonomy, self-development, critical thinking skills.

Keywords:

сredit system of education, modular technology education, educational complexes (EMC) in the disciplines, the professional competence of students, teaching practice.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Reference work in the exam format is context-based tasks

Authors:

Gnutova O. A.. Adress: Samara. Workplace: Secondary school №8..

Summary

Offered 2 options control work on "chemical reaction" in the 11th grade in exam format is context tasks.

Keywords:

Tests, context problem, chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, chemical rate, hydrolysis.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Games for the Fifth Form students on the subject of “Water”, “Air”, “Soil”.

Authors:

Anatsko O. E.. Adress: Sankt-Peterburg. Workplace: Grammar School # 399.

Summary

The design of three game-playing lessons. It allows to feedback the bulky material.

Keywords:

Game, water, earth, soil, physical and chemical phenomenons.


Chemical experiment

On studying carboxylic acids.

Authors:

Pilnikova N. N.. Adress: Sankt-Peterburg. Workplace: Secondary School # 496.

Summary

We offer the design of one of the themes of elective course “Organic matters in our kitchen” for the senior form students.

Keywords:

Research project, carboxylic acids.


Chemical experiment

Forming universal students’ skills in terms of requirements of the Federal State Educational Standard.

Authors:

Volkova S. A.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: a ФИО:С. О. Пустовит.

Kupriyanova N. S.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: a ФИО:С. О. Пустовит.

Summary

The authors discuss the qualitative chemistry problems on design processes, devices like the update component of the learning content and activities. The development of universal, including the design skills of schoolchildren on chemistry is modeled in the process of resolution of quality issues.

Keywords:

Qualitative objectives for the design and simulation of the processes, universal training skills, design skills, design, modeling, instruments, the chemical experiment.


Post-Curriculum exercises

Ecological and chemical characteristics of springs: research paper.

Authors:

Alekseenko A. A.. Adress: Rostov-on-Don. Workplace: South Federal University.

Bayan E. M.. Adress: Rostov-on-Don. Workplace: South Federal University.

Sazhneva T. V.. Adress: Rostov-on-Don. Workplace: South Federal University.

Summary

The paper describes the main stages of the students’ research activities during the process of studying chemistry, defined the role of the teacher in each of them, the algorithm of the activity in the school curriculum programs. Teachers’ competences develop together with students’ competences because project (research) activities is non-traditional design activities, versatile, therefore it demands regular search of decisions and stimulates to receiving new knowledge.

Keywords:

Research activity, competences, environmental project, role of the teacher, chemistry.


Post-Curriculum exercises

On using interactive games

Authors:

Ivanova O. A.. Adress: Tobolsk. Workplace: the Tobolsk Industrial Institute of the Tyumen State Oil and Gas University.

Chabarova B. M.. Adress: Tobolsk. Workplace: the D. I. Mendeleev Tobolsk State Social and Pedagogical Academy.

Summary

The article surveys active and interactive forms of teaching Chemistry contributing to the increase of intellectual activity of pupils and improvement of the lesson’s effectiveness. The author gives the learning aid in interactive games based on biographical data and scientific works of D.I.Mendeleev.

Keywords:

Game technologies, methods of teaching Chemistry, modern lesson.


Some Facts from History of Chemistry

Round anniversaries from chemistry history in 2013.

Authors:

Proycheva L. G.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: «Tsentrchimpress» PLC.

Summary

Round anniversaries from chemistry history in 2013 are provided.

Keywords:

Jubilee dates from chemistry history.