Author Guidelines

 Carefully read the submission guidelines as follows:

A. General Requirements

The minimum standard requirements of the Journal on Orbital: Jurnal Pendidikan Kimia must be:

  1. The manuscript is typed in Bahasa with Microsoft Word program, Times New Roman letter, 12 pts size, with space 1.0. The manuscript is written on an 10-20 page A4 paper.
  2. The article must include abstract in Bahasa and English (100-250 words) and be following by the keywords (3-5 words).
  3. Use of a tool such as Zotero, Mendeley, or EndNote for reference management and formatting. The citation must be in the form of in-text and bibliography are based on APA 7th Edition (American Psychological Association)
  4. Make sure that your paper is prepared using the orbital: Jurnal Pendidikan Kimia’s template

B. Structure of The Manuscript

The following is a guide for writing articles in Orbital: Journal of Chemistry Education that can be guided by the author:

 1. Title

The title of article should not be more than 16 words/characters written in capital Each Word, bold type, Times New Roman, font size -12 pt, center alignment, single line spacing.

2. The Author’s Name

The author’s name without titles/degrees, if the authors more than 3 peoples, write the name of the author in order of first, second, third.

3. Institutional affiliation

The name of institution authors.

4. E-Mail

E-Mail corresponds of authors.

5. Abstract

The abstract written in Times New Roman, font size -10 pt, single line spacing. Abstract written in English and Bahasa. Abstract written between 150-250 words. Abstract consist of background, objectives, research methods, type and design research, participants, tools of data collection and data analysis, result and conclusion.

6. Keywords

Conceptual keyword, lower case except names (require alphabetical order of 3-5 keywords).

7. Introduction

This part contains of background, subject matter, importance of the themes discussed, and purpose of the subject matter. The introduction is written in bold with no heading. Literature Review/Theoretical Frameworks consist literature reference from previous research, and theory that explains why the research problem under study exists. The review of the literature is up-to-date, comprehensive and addresses the need for the manuscript.

8. Methods

Methods consist of research design, research target, research data, research instumen and data analysis.

Research Design

The research design is clearly described and appropriate for the purpose of the study.

Research Target

A person, object, or place selected as the aim.

Research Data

Empirical facts that are collected by researchers for interests of solving problems or answer research questions.

Research Instruments

All tools used by researchers to collect research data

Data Analysis

Describe analysis of research data and descriptive statistics required in the study. Analysis procedures are clearly explained with a reference to the role and competency of the researcher(s).

9. Findings and Discussion:

Findings and discussion are presented systematically, in the same part, clearly and briefly. Findings and results are supported with sufficient and relevant quotations, examples, tables and diagrams are accompanied by descriptive discussion, findings and interpretations of the findings.

10. Conclusion and Recommendations/Implications

Conclusion of the research, implications, suggestions and limitations of this study are presented briefly. This part written directly and do not use shallow and narrow.

11. Reference

References contains only the sources included in the article. References should use reference management applications such as  MendeleyEndNote, Zotero, or the other and written by American Psychological Association (APA) 7th style guidelines. Minimum of 20 referral sources. Referral sources should provide 80% of journal articles from the last ten years.


Sapolsky, R. M. (2017). Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst. Penguin Books.

Whole edited book

Hygum, E., & Pedersen, P. M. (Eds.). (2010). Early childhood education: Values and practices in Denmark. Hans Reitzels Forlag.

Kesharwani, P. (Ed.). (2020). Nanotechnology based approaches for tuberculosis treatment. Academic Press.

Journal article       

Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(3), 207–217.

Journal article with missing information

Missing volume number

Stegmeir, M. (2016). Climate change: New discipline practices promote college access. The Journal of College Admission, (231), 44–47.

Missing issue number

Sanchiz, M., Chevalier, A., & Amadieu, F. (2017). How do older and young adults start searching for information? Impact of age, domain knowledge and problem complexity on the different steps of information searching. Computers in Human Behavior72, 67–78.

Missing page or article number

Butler, J. (2017). Where access meets multimodality: The case of ASL music videos. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy21(1).

Published Dissertation or Thesis References

Miranda, C. (2019). Exploring the lived experiences of foster youth who obtained graduate level degrees: Self-efficacy, resilience, and the impact on identity development (Publication No. 27542827) [Doctoral dissertation, Pepperdine University]. PQDT Open.

Unpublished Dissertation or Thesis References

Harris, L. (2014). Instructional leadership perceptions and practices of elementary school leaders [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. University of Virginia.

Newspaper article

Carey, B. (2019, March 22). Can we get better at forgetting? The New York Times.


The articles must be original contributions and not be under consideration for any other publications at the same time. Make sure that the similarity index shall not exceed 30 percent excluding references.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The paper should have not been published or considered for publication in the other journals or other media.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
  • Manuscripts have been following author guidelines and orbital: jurnal Pendidikan kimia’s template that has been provided

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  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
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  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.

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