Difficulties In Learning Concepts Of Chemistry At Secondary Level In Lahore

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Dr. Shamim Ullah , Dr. Misbah Malik , Dr. Rizwan Ahmad


The study was carried out to find the difficulties faced by the secondary level students in learning chemistry in public school. A questionnaire was designed to collect data from two high schools situated in Lahore. The participates of the sample group were explained how to reply to the asked questions. From the analysis of the collected data the study concludes that the students feel more difficulty in learning complex concepts of chemistry as compared to those concepts which are in the form of simple statements. Nearly 70% students also feel difficulties in learning factual information, equations, formulas and procedures of preparation of various compounds. Mathematical calculations were considered the most difficult part in learning chemistry.  

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