Attitude towards Learning Chemistry among Secondary School Students in Malaysia

Farhana Wan Yunus, Zainun Mat Ali


In this current era, the world is facing environmental challenges where the future communities are losing interest in science subjects such as chemistry. There are many factors that contributed to students’ success. One of the factors is the students’ attitude in learning. The result of this study revealed that a majority of the students has a positive attitude towards learning chemistry when they conduct chemistry experiments in the laboratory. Students also show positive attitude towards teachers’ teaching style. Result also revealed that most students have a negative attitude towards chemistry because they lack interest in the subject and the syllabus itself.

Keywords: Attitude, chemistry, future communities, environmental challenges

eISSN 2398-4295 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. 


Attitude, chemistry, future communities, environmental challenges

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