Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC210701 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然システムの理解(生物)
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Knowledge of Biology
タケシタ シュンジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Fri9-10:EDU L102
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Commonality and diversity of organisms, metabolism, transmission, homeostasis, ecosystem, SDG_04, SDG_14, SDG_15 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
The purpose of this course is for students to acquire and deepen understanding of the basic knowledge of biology-related content in secondary science education.   
Criterion referenced
Secondary School Science Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・By deepening basic understanding of science subjects taught in secondary education (physics, chemistry, biology, and earth science), to be able to explain teaching contents. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the basics and fundamentals of biology-related content in secondary education, with “biological commonality and diversity” as a keyword. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Biodiversity (1);  Classification of plant
Lesson 2: Biodiversity (2) ; Classification of animals
Lesson 3: Biodiversity (3); Classification of fungi
Lesson 4: Structure and Functions of Organisms (1); Organs
Lesson 5: Structure and Functions of Organisms (2); Cells
Lesson 6: Cells and Energy (1); Photosynthesis
Lesson 7: Cells and Energy (2); Respiration
Lesson 8: Gene and its function (1); DNA
Lesson 9: Gene and its function (2); Gene information
Lesson 10: Gene and its function  (3); Synthesis of Protein
Lesson 11: Internal Environment of Organisms (1); Homeostasis
Lesson 12: Internal Environment of Organisms (2); Autonomic Nervous System and Endocrine System
Lesson 13: Internal Environment of Organisms (3); Immunity
Lesson 14: Diversity of Ecosystem (1); Biome
Lesson 15: Diversity of Ecosystem (2); Conservation of Ecosystem

There will be a final exam. 
Textbook: Not specified. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
It is desirable to review the contents of biology up to  high school level.
Read specialized books and academic theses related to each subject. 
Requirements To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the upper limit of the number of students in this class is 55. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on final exam. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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