Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AQN00501 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Natural Histories and Sciences (自然誌と自然科学)
Subject Name
(Katakana)
シゼンシトシゼンカガク
Subject Name in
English
Natural Histories and Sciences
Instructor YAMADA TOSHIHIRO,OZAWA HISASHI,TAKEDA KAZUHIKO,TSUCHIYA AKIO,YOKOYAMA TADASHI,TODA MOTOMU
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヤマダ トシヒロ,オザワ ヒサシ,タケダ カズヒコ,ツチヤ アキオ,ヨコヤマ タダシ,トダ モトム
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues3-4:IAS K205
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
Lectures,Discussions,Presentations, Fieldwork 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Natural Environment
Eligible Students
Keywords natural environment, biology, chemistry, geology, geography, environmental issues 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
・The knowledge and understanding  to fully recognize the mutual relations and their importance among individual academic diciplines.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination.

Integrated Global Studies
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding of the important characteristics and basic theoretical framework of individual academic disciplines.
・The knowledge and understanding to fully recognize the
mutual relations and their importance among individual
academic disciplines.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To obtain basic knowledge and skills for advanced courses of environmental science 
Class Schedule lesson1; 4 Oct. Guidance, Climate change; myth or reality? Caution from IPCC report (Yamada)
lesson2; 11 Oct. Digital visualization of forest structures (Toda)
lesson3; 18 Oct. Amazonia: fifty years of history and ecology (Tsuchiya)
lesson4; 25 Oct. Strata and geological structures (Yokoyama)
lesson5; 8 Nov. Analytical Chemistry for Environment (Takeda)
lesson6; 15 Nov. Campus tour to observe plants (Yamada)
lesson7; 22 Nov. Global energy balance (Ozawa)
lesson8; 29 Nov. Summary: watch labo-tour video (Yamada) 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
The course does not use a specific textbook. You will receive handouts. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Handout
Bring your PC. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Suggestions on Preparation and Review
The first class: Bring PC (Yamada)
The second class: Bring PC. Prepare handouts in advance (Toda).
The third class: Bring your computer into the class to search the Internet. Attendance is checked at the beginning of the class. Quizzes are given at the end of the class (Tsuchiya).
The fourth class: Review the handout thoroughly after the lecture (Yokoyama).
The fifth class: Review the handout after the lecture (Takeda).
The sixth class: Be ready to go out (Yamada) 
Requirements  
Grading Method Attitude toward the class and assignments are used for grading.
Detailed information will be given at the guidance in the first class. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Bring your PC. 
Other   
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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