Essence and structure of research activities of scientifically gifted high school students

  • Valerii Bykov Public institution of Poltava Regional Council "Poltava Regional Junior Academy of Science for student youth"
Keywords: Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, research-experimental activity, scientific research work, project relevance, scientific education


In today’s world, high technologies, science and innova^on are an important component of society’s life. The problem of replenishing national science with young personnel in Ukraine is becoming more and more noticeable. High-quality training of the scientific elite of the new generation is an important task for the country. Educational programs aimed at identifying, suppor^ng and developing scientifically gifted high school students are of particular importance, especially in the difficult war conditions in which the Ukrainian society is currently suffering from the atrocites of the invaders.

Scientific education, as a modern paradigm, is currently one of the most effective ways to qualitatively prepare the future generation for life in new, extremely dynamically changing conditions.

The purpose of the article is to analyze the features and essence of the research activity of scientifically gifted high school students. To consider the content and structure of research work of students - members of the Small Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The article examines and analyzes the essence of research activities of scientifically gifted high school students in the system of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, conducts an analysis and synthesis of the results of informa^on and reference systems search in order to determine the main structural components of scientific research work. Definitions of the main concepts related to the competention-defense of research works of students who are members of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine are provided. The main approaches for the rational choice of a student’s research topic are determined, with a focus on the importance of the relevance criterion and the necessity for the development of scientific thinking, startng from the school age. Parallels are drawn regarding the common features of the Junior Academy of Sciences’ scientific research work and scientific articles. The materials of this research may be interesting and useful to leaders of clubs, teachers, method­ologists, and scientists who work with scientifically gifted high school students.


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How to Cite
Valerii Bykov. (2023). Essence and structure of research activities of scientifically gifted high school students. Scientific Notes of the Pedagogical Department, (52), 16-28.