Molarity is one of the subjects that our Grade 11 students study in Chemistry at Ichthus School, a well-regarded international school in Jakarta. It is a very interesting yet challenging topic for some, but as a teacher, I believe that I can help guide my students with the help of the Holy Spirit—the best teacher that can teach us beyond our understanding. At Ichthus School, we pride ourselves on combining academic rigor with spiritual guidance, a unique feature of our curriculum in the landscape of international schools in Jakarta.
The students conducted a Molarity experiment with the objective to help my Grade 11 students to successfully make dilute solutions and understand the mole theory. During the experiment, conducted in our state-of-the-art laboratory—a facility that stands out among international schools in Jakarta—I could see how great God is in activating my students’ critical thinking, and how He empowered me to highly motivate my students in preparing them to dive into their experiment.
Despite prior challenges, my students, coming from diverse cultural backgrounds typical of an international school in Jakarta, were able to make dilute solutions and understand mole calculation. The experiment was a success! The result:
- Caitlin was able to prepare dilute solutions of 1 mol/dm³ of MgSO4.7H2O
- Chelsea was able to prepare dilute solutions of 1 mol/dm³ of NaCl
- Keshia was able to prepare dilute solutions of 1 mol/dm³ of KI
This is one of the many learning achievements that I am happy to see as a teacher at Ichthus School. It underscores our commitment as an international school in Jakarta to provide high-quality education and hands-on learning experiences. I hope to achieve more in the future, guiding my students not only in academic excellence but also in personal growth, as they prepare to become global citizens.