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American Journal of Educational Research. 2021, 9(6), 335-340
DOI: 10.12691/education-9-6-2
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Introducing Chemistry of Cleaning through Context-Based Learning in a High-School Chemistry Course

M.T. Lucila Giammatteo1, and Dr. Adolfo Eduardo Obaya Valdivia2

1PrepaTec Campus Estado de México, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Atizapán de Zaragoza, México

2Fisicoquímica / MADEMS, FES Cuautitlán, Cuautitlán Izcalli, México

Pub. Date: June 07, 2021

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M.T. Lucila Giammatteo and Dr. Adolfo Eduardo Obaya Valdivia. Introducing Chemistry of Cleaning through Context-Based Learning in a High-School Chemistry Course. American Journal of Educational Research. 2021; 9(6):335-340. doi: 10.12691/education-9-6-2


The following paper discusses the implementation of context-based learning to introduce the concepts associated to chemistry of cleaning in high-school students. The methodology proposed in Chemie im Kontext was followed and adapted with project-based learning to ensure key concepts were assimilated and related to students’ everyday life. In such a way, the focus was drifted to a student-oriented approach in which students used the scientific method to inquire about the way in which cleaning products work from a chemical perspective. A collaborative approach was conducted to deliver a scientific poster that portrayed their work.

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