Science can be very boring to students who don’t like it. Of course there’s always some students who find chemistry and other sciences exciting and awesome. For most students, they feel like they are just dragging their feet trying to get through a chemistry assignment. It could be that you don’t like any kind of homework at all. It’s hard to find interest in something you don’t like.
Everyone has their own talents and interests. That’s what makes humanity so diverse and interesting. So for those who would rather read Shakespeare or paint a landscape, chemistry could possibly be considered boring.
Unfortunately, when your teacher assigns chemistry homework you usually can’t get away with the excuse that it’s boring. You are expected to complete it and hand it in to get a grade. Otherwise you may not pass your class. You need to find some motivation.
When you have to plan your own motivation to do homework that’s tedious and boring, you will have to be very creative. Think of something you really like that you don’t allow yourself to do very often. Use it as a reward to get your homework done. It’s like a little game you play with yourself. It takes a little bit of self-mastery but if you can do it, it works great!
For example, you have a 4-page chemistry assignment due next week. You are trying to think of a way to get it done on time and handed in. You know you’ll have to force yourself to do it or it won’t get done. Here are some ideas you can use:
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