10 Things You Must Know About the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO): A Guide to the IChO Competition

10 Things You Must Know About the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO): A Guide to the IChO Competition 國際化學奧林匹亞競賽指南封面

Authors: Fun Man Fung (National University of Singapore) and I-Jy Chang (National Taiwan Normal University)

Introduction:

This is a book dedicated to special groups in the community whom we reach out to promote chemistry interest and learning chemistry. It will be immensely useful to students, parents who are interested in Science Olympiads, Chemistry Olympiad, chemistry instructors at the secondary and collegiate level, and other science instructors at the secondary and collegiate level.

This is a one-of-a-kind book that details the “behind-the-scenes” preparation and trainings that students undergo in various countries. It will enable the effective promotion of chemistry in your respective countries and around the globe.

Contents:

  • Introduction to the IChO:
    • Foreword
    • Acknowledgement
    • The Syllabus
  • The Examination:
    • A Perspective on Setting Practical Problems at the IChO: Fostering Student Engagement in Experimental Design
    • The IChO Theoretical Exam
  • How Various Countries Train Their Students:
    • Taiwan
    • United States of America
    • Venezuela
    • France
    • Singapore
    • Tips for Aspiring Participants
  • Tips for the Support Cast:
    • How can We Inspire and Motivate Our Students to Study Natural Science and Chemistry?
    • How a Teacher has Supported His Students
  • Learning Strategies to Support Chemistry Olympiad and Olympiad in General:
    • Application of Learning Sciences to Support Chemistry Olympiad and Learning in General
  • Perspectives from Question Setters:
    • The Return of a Former IChO Candidate
    • Sample Problems of Organic Chemistry and Approach to Solve Them
  • Behind the Scenes:
    • A Journey at the IChO: Day by Day Events Analysis (Day 1–Day 10)
    • Behind the Scenes: IChO Steering Committee
  • Testimony from Former IChO Participants (& Mentor):
    • Testimony from Former IChO Participant — Singapore
    • Testimony from Former IChO Participant — Singapore
    • Testimony from Former IChO Participant — USA
    • Testimony from the IChO Mentor — Slovenia
    • From IChO 1990 to IChO 2019
    • Only the End of the Beginning
    • My Journey as an IChO Mentor — A Leadership Lesson
    • Other Memories

相關連結:

  1. Download order form(學會代售)
  2. The official site of the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) Steering Committee with uptodate rules and data
  3. International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) Facebook
  4. International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) Instagram
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