Methodological support to Chemistry teachers’ professional development

Authors:

Aleksashina I. U.. Adress: St. Petersburg. Workplace: Saint-Petersburg Academy of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education.

Dombrovskaia S. E.. Adress: St. Petersburg. Workplace: Saint-Petersburg Academy of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education.

Summary

The article presents the experience of Saint-Petersburg methodological service aimed at creating conditions for chemistry teachers’ professional development. Some professional activity results are described in the article.

Keywords:

Chemistry teachers’ professional development, methodological support, innovative pedagogical experience, district methodological organizations, pedagogical results.


Science and Industry

Water treatment: technology and science

Authors:

Baygozin D. V.. Adress: St. Petersburg. Workplace: Aquaphor Corp., PhML 239.

Summary

Modern conceptions of water treatment, pollutants and theirs removing methods are summarized in this article. Special attention is paid to scientific and social problems of the sphere. This data can be useful for a wide range of teachers and science popularizers, e.g. for getting ready to thematic lessons on water ecology.

Keywords:

Water treatment, technologies, pollutants, popularization.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Pedagogical support of the students’ academic and professional self-determination by the “Process-folio” method.

Authors:

Gembel T. P.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Secondary School № 197 with the profound study of Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology).

Gutnik I. Y.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Secondary School № 197 with the profound study of Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology).

Korolkova A. Y.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Secondary School № 197 with the profound study of Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology).

Summary

The article describes the means of pedagogical support of the modern school students’ academic and professional self-determination. The “Process-folio” method and its application recommendations are suggested as useful tools for the student’s IOM development.

Keywords:

Pedagogical support, self-determination, process-folio, pedagogical diagnostics.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Environmental chemistry: additional materials for lessons

Authors:

Lyanzberg A. R.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Saint Petersburg City Palace of Youth Creativity, Ecological and biological centre "Krestovsky island".

Ashik E. V.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Saint Petersburg City Palace of Youth Creativity, Ecological and biological centre "Krestovsky island".

Kokoreva A. V.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Saint Petersburg City Palace of Youth Creativity, Ecological and biological centre "Krestovsky island".

Summary

This article presents the review of ecological problems associated with some types of chemical pollution. Pathways of polluting substances in the atmosphere and natural ponds and mechanisms of negative effects forming were described. We describe the examples of chemical experiments which can be used in the classes devoted to ecological problems and possible research topics for students’ investigations.

Keywords:

Environmental chemistry, interdisciplinary lessons, oxygen, biogenic compounds, eutrophication, acid rain.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Technology of the French workshops when studying nitrogen

Authors:

Lyaschenko V. O.. Adress: St. Petersburg. Workplace: Gymnasium № 271.

Summary

The article presents the experience of the author's methodical development of chemistry lesson in grade 9. The purpose of this lesson is to describe characteristics of nitrogen, to reveal the relationship of atomic and molecular structure of nitrogen and its properties.

Keywords:

Analysis, synthesis, identification of objects, structure, properties.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Developing students’ positive motivation to choosing careers in chemistry

Authors:

Krylova T. A.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: School № 373 «Economic Lyceum».

Summary

In this article the author presents the ways of developing positive students’ motivation. The author considers some important problems concerning various aspects of students’ motivation to learning.

Keywords:

Motivational sphere, motivation.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Integration of subjects as a way of forming the world view in students

Authors:

Koroleva O. B.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: The Second Saint-Petersburg Gymnasium.

Summary

The article presents the experience of development and use of the system of integrated biology and chemistry lessons in order to create a holistic world view for children interested to pass Unified State Exam (USE).

Keywords:

Integrated lessons, line courses, binary lessons, block program, integrated educational technology, integration of school subjects.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Active methods in studying new material

Authors:

Nechaeva M. A.. Adress: St. Petersburg. Workplace: School № 619.

Summary

The author gives an example of the lesson with the technology of active studying methods. This technology provides active and varied mental and practical students’ activity during a lesson, which is very important in modern society. Active studying methods let us use games for studying and creative atmosphere, communication, research activities; which at the same time provides quality and effective educational process.

Keywords:

Active studying methods, electronic learning resources, researches.


Methods and Experience Exchange

The lesson of systematization and revision of knowledge on the theme «Valence»

Authors:

Stepanova N. Е.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Secondary school №77 with the profound study of Chemistry.

Summary

The use of system-activity approach in the lesson development is described in the article. Some methodological materials focusing on forming of logical thinking, skills of getting and interpreting of different kinds of information and formation of the strong motivation for studying are shown.

Keywords:

Introductory course, system-activity approach, chemical notation.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Redox reactions around us

Authors:

Semenova I. G.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Licey 369.

Summary

The article presents the detailed project of the summarizing lesson on the topic "redox reaction" for pupils of the 11th class to help the novice teacher. The lesson is accompanied by a SMART notebook presentation.

Keywords:

Summarizing lesson, redox reactions, oxidation number, oxidizing agent, reducing agent, electronic balance, preparing for the final certification, the technology of problem-based learning, technology critical thinking.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Case method for working with calculation tasks

Authors:

Borodina N. A.. Adress: Saint Petersburg. Workplace: Gymnasium № 74.

Summary

The article presents our experience in using case method at Chemistry lessons for working with calculation tasks.

Keywords:

Case method, doing calculation tasks, problem-based learning, critical thinking.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Rational use of chemical symbols in the Chemistry course

Authors:

Vorobyev V. O.. Adress: Sankt-Petersburg. Workplace: Secondary school № 77 with the profound study of Chemistry.

Summary

Some rules of spelling and punctuation of chemical language are considered in this article. The most typical mistakes, which students often make, and also the recommendation of the correct use of chemical symbols are given.

Keywords:

Chemical symbols, writing chemical formulas, writing chemical equations.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Interdisciplinary tasks

Authors:

Semenova I. G.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Licey 369.

Summary

You are invited a set of tasks.


Chemical experiment

The environmental monitoring elements in chemistry lessons

Authors:

Nechaeva G. A.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Secondary school № 516.

Summary

The paper presents the author’s experience on organization of ecological studying and education in chemistry by using active-project approach. The research techniques listed in paper allow the teacher to design varying ways to study of environmental chemistry taking into account the difference in student’s capabilities and needs with individual cognitive abilities.

Keywords:

Ecological education, active-project approach to teaching, competence in research, environmental monitoring, chemical analysis.


Chemical experiment

Digital laboratory “Archimedes” in project and research activity at school

Authors:

Grigoreva N. S.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Lyceum № 533 “Educational complex “Malaja Okhta”.

Summary

The article describes the teacher’s experience with the digital laboratory “Archimedes” at the lessons of chemistry at school. The laboratory can be used in project and research work at the lessons and in after-classes activities. The laboratory improves educational process, makes it more effective; motivate students, and involves them in project and research work.

Keywords:

Project and research activity, digital laboratory “Archimedes”, computer “Nova 5000”, set of sensors, MultiLab program, students’ projects.


Consultation

The use of historical-scientific materials while studying chemistry

Authors:

Malyarchuk О. V.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Saint-Petersburg Academy of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education, Gymnasium № 498.

Summary

The history of discovering the Periodical Law by D.I. Mendeleev is discussed with the use of a wide historical-cultural context. It allows to introduce science as an important part of culture and to implement the integration of natural-scientific and humanitarian knowledge based on the scientific material.

Keywords:

Science history, Periodical Law, history and culture of Russia of the III part of the XIX century.


Post-Curriculum exercises

Chemical palette of an artist

Authors:

Kuznetcova L. V.. Adress: St. Petersburg. Workplace: Lyceum № 144.

Summary

What unique pictures and cloths are created by gifted artists! To achieve the best quality of paints and durability of cloths, an artist often needs to be a chemist. Hypothesis: if paints consist of chemicals, describing a painting one should speak about a chemical palette of an artist. The author of the article suggests pupils to go on a chemical excursion round the halls of the Hermitage and to be prove the hypothesis.

Keywords:

Palette, paint, pigment, oxide, salt, artist, picture, art.


Post-Curriculum exercises

The development of cognitive abilities of schoolchildren in educational environmental research

Authors:

Golovanova O. V.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Lyceum № 389 «The Center of the Environmental Education».

Lebedeva N. V.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Secondary school № 419.

Summary

The article presents the authors' experience of cooperation in the field of training of students in chemical and environmental research and presentation of the results at conferences and competitions at various levels, shows the changes in the personal qualities of students in the course of work on the implementation of the objectives of the study.

Keywords:

Cognitive abilities, communicative competence, information flows, training study, the dynamics of personal growth, adaptation.


Post-Curriculum exercises

Development of research competences as a way of improvement of education quality

Authors:

Fedjukina L. P.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Academic Gymnasium № 56.

Summary

The article presents the experience of the author on the implementation of “Dmitri Mendeleev chemistry Researchers’ Laboratory” general education syllabus, aimed at the development of student research competences by integration of curricular and extra-curricular activities. The apparent advantage and relevance of the syllabus are shown by the fact that it motivates students to choose an individual general education route in pre training with all consciousness and responsibility.

Keywords:

Chemistry, chemistry as a school subject, teaching and research, cognitive activity, pre training, motivation, chemical experiment, ecology.


Post-Curriculum exercises

Integration of chemical and environmental education

Authors:

Vlasova J. E.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Lyceum № 389 «The Center of the Environmental Education».

Mikhailova Z. S.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Lyceum № 389 «The Center of the Environmental Education».

Summary

The article presents the experience in organization of research activity of students in the practice of teaching chemistry. Application of programs allows to expand the boundaries of the course of study of individual chemicals, to link the obtained knowledge with everyday life.

Keywords:

Gefs , integration, design and research activities , ecological culture.