Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L2013010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水圏植物学実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Aquatic Botany Practicals
リアオ ローレンス マンザーノ,カトウ アキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
【More Details】
hands-on experience, field exercises 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students 3rd-Year, First Semester, 1Term
Keywords Seaweeds; Flora of marine macroalgae; Taxonomy; Ecology; Culture 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
1) Familiarize with some local algal species
2) Gain hands-on experience in practical laboratory techniques and field exercises in phycology
Class Schedule lesson1: Guidance
lesson2: Observation and isolation of embryos of Sargassum horneri
lesson3: Thin-layer chromatography of photosynthetic pigments of seaweeds
lesson4: Sampling and making pressed specimens of seaweeds in front of Takehara st.
lesson5: Sampling and making pressed specimens of seaweeds in front of Takehara st.
lesson6: Observation and isolation of zoospores of Undaria pinnatifida
lesson7: Introduction to Japanese cuisine: Soup stock from kelp
lesson8: Wrap-up

Reports and pressed specimens need to be submitted by deadlines.

The schedule and content of lessons are subject to change. 
Instructions will be distributed at each lecture.
PC or AV used in
PC projector and board 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
To read and understand the instructions before and after the lessons. 
Grading Method Reports and making pressed seaweed specimens (100%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This practical class would make you understand the world of seaweeds which are closely related to Japanese.  
Other This practical class is partly provided in English.  
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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