Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC214405 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物教材内容演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Seminar on Teaching Contents in Biology
トミカワ コウ,タケシタ シュンジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Read specialized books and academic theses related to your research theme thoroughly. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students 3rd year students of Faculty of Education Cluster 2, Program in Science Education, etc.
Keywords Living organisms as teaching materials, marine organisms, SDG_04, SDG_14 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This is a specialized course. The purpose of this course is for students to acquire specialized knowledge & understanding, capabilities & skills, and comprehensive ability of secondary science content (biology). 
Criterion referenced
Secondary School Science Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・With regard to science education in secondary education, to be able to conduct basic observations and experiments, and to handle computer processing. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this course is for students to have discussions on highly diverse marine organisms as teaching materials. A discussion theme will be selected from various academic fields. This course will include observations and experiments through which the students will cultivate practical skills needed to be a teacher. 
Class Schedule 1.Classification and Observation
2. Distributional Study of Life on Rocky Shores  
3. Observation of Artificial Fertilization and Development Process of Purple Sea Urchin, Sea Squirt, Pacific Oyster, etc. 
4. Collection, Observation, and Classification of Plankton 
5. Collection and Luminescence Experiment of Sea Fireflies 
6. Dissection and Observation of Barnacles, Chitons, and Purple Sea Urchin 
7. Day-Long Action Observation of Limpets and Chitons. The contents may change depending on circumstances.

Students will be required to submit a report by a designated due date.

This 5-day course will include observation and experiments using marine organisms in order to enhance qualities that can contribute to the enrichment of the contents of secondary biology.  
Handouts will be distributed in class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) It is recommended to have a digital camera and a laptop computer. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Students should review what you learned through ' Basic Knowledge of Biology' and ' Practical Work in Biology' well. 
Requirements Special subject(science, biology) 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on reports. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Please join this course with a will to thoroughly observe diversified living organisms and their ecosystem and to enjoy encountering unknown living organisms. 
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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