Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AKY02001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然科学実験法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practical Methods in Natural Sciences
ムカイダニ ヒロアキ,イヌイ マサノリ,タグチ ケン,ヤマザキ タケシ,ヴィレヌーヴ マスミ,ネヒラ タツオ,ワサキ ジュン,ヒラヤマ ヤスユキ,ニコ シュウジ,コバヤシ ユウキ,スギモト アキラ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds5:IAS H206
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Exercise-oriented, board descriptions, discussions, presentations, field observations, chemicals will be used. 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Natural Environment
Eligible Students Undergraduate students in the Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences.
Keywords Science literacy, scientific experiments 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This course is intended to understand the concepts and basic techniques of natural science, and plays the role of introduction to the Fundamental Laboratory Work in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Fundamental Laboratory Course in Geology.  
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding  to fully recognize the mutual relations and their importance among individual academic diciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this class is, prior to the course of the laboratory work in each field, understanding of issues that need to be understood commonly in the laboratory work in each field, and understanding of  the concept of the experimental natural sciences by performing experiments related to the field of variety. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation: <Room> C709: <Instructors> Sato
lesson2 Observation of microorganisms: <Room> H201: <Instructors>    Wasaki and Hirayama
lesson3 Chiral Chemistry I: Observation of Chirality: <Room> H302: <Instructors> Nehira
lesson4 Chiral Chemistry II: Chiral Resolusion: <Room> H302: <Instructors> Nehira
lesson5 Measurement of a monomolecular size: <Room> H301: <Instructors> Villeneuve
lesson6 Plant cell and osmotic pressure: <Room> H201: <Instructors> Wasaki
lesson7 An Introduction to Statistics: <Room> C709: <Instructors>  Mukaidani
lesson8 The application of the regression analysis: Estimations for Capacity of a Capacitor <Room> C709: <Instructors> Mukaidani
lesson9 Photon Counting: <Room> H103: <Instructors> Inui and Taguchi
lesson10 Resonance Phenomena: <Room> H103: <Instructors> Inui and Taguchi
lesson11 Imaging with Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM): <Room> HB02: <Instructors> Inui, Taguchi and Sugimoto
lesson12 Radiation and radioactivity: <Room> H206: <Instructors>  Yamasaki and Hirayama
lesson13 Anatomy and heart physiology of oyster: <Room> H201: <Instructors>  Kobayashi
lesson14 Radiation thermometer and Planck's law: <Room> H206: <Instructors> Inui and Hirayama
lesson15 <Room> C709: <Instructors> Mukaidani

Student should submit a lab report for every lesson. 
Handouts will be provided by each instructor. 
PC or AV used in
PC, projector 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow the guidance of each instructor.  
Requirements To be taken together with "Laboratory Work in Natural Sciences". Laboratory notebooks should be prepared before the first lesson. 
Grading Method Your grade will be evaluated base on the reports. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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