COOPERATION WITH THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION \"SMALL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF SCHOOL YOUTH\"

COOPERATION WITH THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION "SMALL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF SCHOOL YOUTH"

On October 20, 2018, an introductory session was held on the basis of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine for students from the departments "Ecology and Agrarian Sciences","Chemistry and Biology" of the Small Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for the 2018-2019 academic year. This event was held in cooperation with the community-based out-of-school educational institution "Small Academy of Sciences of School Youth" of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council and the teachers of the Dnipro National University named after Oles Honchar.

The purpose of the event was to determine: involvement in research and experimental work and early professional orientation of high school students, as well as provision of qualitative training of students of students of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine to participate in the All-Ukrainian competition for the protection of scientific research work of pupils of the Small Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, as the pledge of spiritual, creative, intellectual development of school youth, creation of conditions for the formation of the intellectual potential of the nation.

Under the direction of Ivan Biben, candidate of veterinary sciences, associate professor of the Department of Parasitology and Veterinary Expertise, dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Volodymyr V. Zazharskyi, candidate of veterinary sciences, associate professor of epizotology and infectious animal diseases department of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, conditions were set up for the collections and practical classes in which About 200 students were attending the scientific departments of chemistry and biology, ecology and agrarian sciences of the Dnipro branch. Small Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the sections "Veterinary and Breeding", "Agriculture", "Breeding and Genetics", "Forest Ecology", "General Biology", "Zoology, Botany", "Physiology", "Psychology".

Kotchenko M.V., candidate of agricultural sciences, associate professor of the department of plant growing, using interactive methods of teaching, introduced students to the modern achievements of breeding and genetics in the sections of "Agronomy", "Selection and genetics", "Forestry". Kabar Anatolii Mykolaevych, Ph.D. in Biology, Associate Professor of the Department of Plant Physiology and Plant Introduction Director of the Botanical Garden of the DNU held lectures on modern taxonomy of vascular plants.

The work of the students of the section "Veterinary and Zootechnical" Ivan Andriiovych Biben and Volodymyr Zazharsky were treated personally. During the lectures of these talented scholars, the students of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine got acquainted with the history of the development of veterinary medicine, its modern achievements; learned about the actual problems and prospects of development in modern science; learned about the peculiarities of the research methodologies that are used today in veterinary medicine; understand the main mistakes made by students when designing research; drew attention to the importance of the development of personal qualities that should be owned by a future worker in zootechnics and veterinary medicine, the ability to take responsibility for the tasks.

In the section "Psychology" students were able to take part in trainings that promote the development of communicative skills and mastery of non-conflict behavior, conducted by Potapova Natalia Vasilievna, a leading specialist of the Psychological Service of the DNU. Listening to lectures Tkachenko Nina Volodymyrivna, candidate of psychological sciences, associate professor of the department of Special Psychology and Psychology of Dnipro National University, the young scientists learned knowledge about the psychological peculiarities of the person, the structure of the person, to understand the details of the writing of scientific research papers on psychology.

The Section "General Biology", "Zoology, Botany", "Human Biology" worked under the direction of Viktor Brigadirenko, Ph.D. in Biology, associate professor of the Department of Zoology and Ecology at the Dnipro National University named after Oles Honchar, who introduced the students to modern research methods used in biology, rules of work with information sources and requirements regarding the content and design of research, the rules of  all Ukrainian competition-defense, the criteria for the assessment of scientific jobs offered to students sections relevant topics for research. Svitlana Kirichenko, Ph. D. in Biological Sciences, associate professor of the department of Biophysics and Biochemistry of National University, drew the attention of the students of the Academy of Sciences to the preparation for writing control works on basic discipline, acquainted with modern scientific problems related to the research of the human nervous system.

During the autumn session, the pupils of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine were able to attend a tour of the laboratories of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and visit the Anatomical Museum

The leadership of the Dnipropetrovsk branch of the Small Academy of Sciences of Ukraine expresses its respect and personal gratitude to Kobets Anatolii Stepanovych and the scientific and pedagogical workers for their assistance in organizing the event.