In this paper, the course of research into different manners of preparing
for chemistry classes and their effects of on the students' interest in this subject is
described. The students' activity and self-study was considered the key aspect of the
innovation referred to as “flip teaching”. The study was conducted in the first years
of secondary schools. Students participating in the study conducted small-scale
experiments as recommended by their teachers, and then uploaded the results and
their reflections on a dedicated platform in the form of descriptions, diagrams,
videos of experiments and solutions to problem tasks suggested by the teacher.