What the future beholds

Authors:

Fadeev G. N.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: Bauman Moscow State Technical University.

Summary

The author speculates on the reasons of a low level of prior chemical knowledge shown by the school graduates who enter technical and pedagogical universities. Organizational and methodical problems facing the education system in our country are discussed.

Keywords:

Teachers’ congress, educational reforms, low level of prior chemical knowledge.


Science and Industry

New advanced materials for electronics

Authors:

Borunova E. B.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: Moscow State Pedagogical University.

Medvedev Yu. N.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: Moscow State Pedagogical University.

Summary

The article deals with the contribution of scientists into design of new materials with pre-defined properties that could lead to further advances in electronics. Several examples of the recent breakthroughs in this field are given.

Keywords:

Materials with pre-defined properties, nanomaterials, molecular electronics, 2D semiconductors, liquid metallic alloys.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Developing skills of conceptual reading in solving of situational problems

Authors:

Asanova L. I.. Adress: Nizhny Novgorod. Workplace: Nizhny Novgorod Institute of education development.

Snigireva E. M.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology,.

Summary

Examples of situational problems on the basis of educational and popular scientific texts are presented. The authors demonstrate that situational tasks can be used as effective tools for forming skills of conceptual reading.

Keywords:

Federal state educational standard, readers’ literacy, conceptual reading, situational tasks.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Organization of students’ independent work with text books

Authors:

Radetskiy A. M.. Adress: Симферополь.

Summary

Forms and methods of student’ independent work with text books in a chemistry class are discussed. Examples of tasks for students are suggested.

Keywords:

Text books, students’ independent work, pictures in the text books.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Forming the concept of directed valences in studying hydrocarbons

Authors:

Zhiltsov S. F.. Adress: Nizhny Novgorod. Workplace: Kozma Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University.

Druzhkova O. N.. Adress: Nizhny Novgorod. Workplace: Kozma Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University.

Oparina S. A.. Adress: Arzamas. Workplace: Arzamas Branch of Nizhny Novgorod State University named after N. Lobachevsky.

Summary

The author suggests the ways to help students understand the concept of directed valences and steric structure of organic compounds in studying the theme «Hydrocarbons» in the school course of chemistry.

Keywords:

Atomic orbital, hybridization, directed valences, structure of hydrocarbons.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Non-standard solutions of standard problems

Authors:

Deryabina N. E.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: Moscow State University.

Molchanova G. N.. Adress: Istra, Moscow region. Workplace: Koterevo Secondary School.

Summary

Teaching various methods of traditional solutions, standard problems activates the cognitive activity, promotes updating and systematization of subject knowledge in students.

Keywords:

Development of skills to solve problems, multiplicity of solutions, innovative ways to solve chemical problems.


Methods and Experience Exchange

Regional branch of the Association of chemistry teachers and lecturers of Russia: experience, problems, prospects

Authors:

Sobolev A. E.. Adress: Tver. Workplace: Tver State Technical University.

Isaev D. S.. Adress: Tver. Workplace: Secondary School № 43.

Summary

In this article, the possibilities of a regional professional community of subject teachers to address critical issues facing modern school are demonstrated on the example of the Association of chemistry teachers and lecturers of the Tver region. The most important of these issues are teachers’ professional development in the framework of their methodical work at the interschool pedagogical associations as well as the organization of extracurricular activities of students in chemistry in accordance with the requirements of the Federal State Educational Standard.

Keywords:

Chemistry teachers, professional community, extracurricular activities, professional development of educational specialists.


Consultation

Element № …“the only one and the most”

Authors:

Babkov A. V.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.

Popkov V. A.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.

Filippova A. A.. Adress: Moscow. Workplace: I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.

Summary

The article presents data on the properties and other characteristics of the chemical elements from gold to radium.

Keywords:

Atom, element, gold, mercury, thallium, lead, bismuth, polonium, astatine, radon, francium, radium.


Chemical Experiment

Practical class for the theme «Solutions»

Authors:

Pilnikova N. N.. Adress: Saint-Petersburg. Workplace: Secondary School № 496.

Summary

The scenario of a practical class for the theme «Dissolution. Solutions» (8th grade) is suggested. It includes a research chemical experiment carried out by students.

Keywords:

Research chemical experiment, extracurricular classes, solutions, solvent, extraction, adsorption.


Chemical Experiment

Chemical laws, principles, rules: experimental proofs

Authors:

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

Summary

Practical classes for experimental confirmation of several chemical laws included into the elective course «General chemistry: laws, principles, rules» are presented.

Keywords:

Research chemical experiment, elective course, solutions, solvent, extraction, adsorption.


Extracurricular Activities

The pride of Russian science

Authors:

Musina F. B.. Adress: Uchali, Bashkortostan. Workplace: Lyceum № 1.

Summary

The script of a theatrical performance dedicated to the life and work of M. V. Lomonosov is presented.

Keywords:

M v lomonosov, extracurricular activities, theatrical performance.


Some Facts from the History of Chemistry

Inspired by the Crimea: the first lessons of D. I. Mendeleev’s pedagogical skills

Authors:

Dergacheva I. N.. Adress: Simferopol, Crimea. Workplace: Taurida Academy, Branch of V. I. Vernadsky Crimea Federal University.

Summary

The historical material dedicated to D. I. Mendeleev’s teaching activities in Simferopol during the Crimean War (1854-1856) is presented. The information given will be useful for teachers of chemistry in preparation for extracurricular activities, as well as for the development of interdisciplinary case tasks.

Keywords:

Mendeleev’s pedagogical activity, Crimea, Simferopol, Crimean war (1853-1856), A H Steven.