THE ESTIMATE OF LEARNING OF PARTICIPANTS OF CHEMISTRY OLYMPIADS
|Title||THE ESTIMATE OF LEARNING OF PARTICIPANTS OF CHEMISTRY OLYMPIADS|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2002|
|Journal||Journal of Baltic Science Education|
|Start Page||55 - 65|
|Type of Article||Original article|
|Keywords||chemistry learning, participants of olympiads, senior students motivation, students’ progress, teaching subjects|
The aim of this paper is to evaluate the progress and to attitude the chemistry learning of Olympiads participants.
The research was conducted among the participants of 38th, 39th Lithuanian Pupils’ Olympiad of Chemistry which took place in 2000, 2001.
On the basis of this research it can be concluded that the knowledge in principal subjects (mathematics, physics, foreign language and Lithuanian) of 69,5% of participants is graded in 8-10 points. Chemistry results of the second trimester by 83,1% of respondents is graded in 10 point, by 14,1% – in 9 point. 97,7% of participants consider chemistry to be their favourite subjective and exact and natural sciences to be more interesting than humanitarian. A successful learning of chemistry is determined by pupil’s aim to understand nature phenomena properly and to gain better knowledge of chemistry.