publication . Other literature type . 2018

Kemija u nastavi: Etimološki pristup učenju kemije

Raos, Nenad; Raos (ur.), Nenad;
Open Access Croatian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Kemija u industriji : Časopis kemičara i kemijskih inženjera Hrvatske, volume 67, issue 1-2 (issn: 0022-9830, eissn: 1334-9090, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers
Abstract
In the teaching of new terms in chemistry, it is not enough to explain their meaning; it is also necessary to explain their etymology. Such an approach leads to a deeper understanding of technical terms and provides an original insight into the history of chemistry. This paper shows through different ways of naming chemical elements (after their physico-chemical properties, in honour of nation or notable scientists), a different attitude toward chemistry and science in the past. On the other hand, analysis of the names of organic substances reveals that organic chemistry was basically an analytical discipline, not a synthetic one. The development of the systemat...
Subjects
free text keywords: nastava kemije; povijest kemije; jezikoslovlje; kemijska nomenklatura; kemijska terminologija, chemical education; history of chemistry; linguistics; chemical nomenclature; chemical terminology
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