ERIC Number: EJ1101545
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Tournament of Young Chemists in Ukraine: Engaging Students in Chemistry through a Role-Playing Game-Style Competition
Svechkarev, Denis; Grygorovych, Oleksiy V.
Journal of Chemical Education, v93 n5 p874-878 May 2016
With more than 20 years of history, the Tournament of Young Chemists is an innovative, cross-disciplinary competition that promulgates the everyday life of scientists into the classrooms and on the contest stage. Original, open-type problems, unrestricted access to scientific data sources, and personal interaction with researchers from different fields of chemistry aim to develop a broad range of skills that prepare the participants for their future academic endeavors such as thinking, communication, reasoning, and teamwork.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemistry, Role Playing, Teaching Methods, Competition, Educational Games, Undergraduate Students, College Science, Cooperative Learning, Inquiry, Science Process Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Ukraine