Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC211103 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然システム理解実験(生物)
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practical Work in Biology
タケシタ シュンジ,トミカワ コウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds5-8:EDU C108
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
(More Details)
Experimental work, mainly observations using a microscope, Sketching, utilizing computers, with light work and chemicals. 
Credits 1.0 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 2nd year students of Faculty of Education
Keywords Biological experiments, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
The purpose of this course is to acquire experimental and observational skills in secondary science contents and to acquire fundamental abilities to develop teaching materials concerning experiments and observations. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
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 objective of this course is for students to acquire the fundamental experiment/observation skills that are needed to be a high school biology teacher, using animals and plants that we are familiar with as teaching materials.  
Class Schedule Lesson1: Guidance, Safety Education
Lesson2: Sketching Methods
Lesson3: Structure of Flowers
Lesson4: Observations of Bryophytes, Ferns
Lesson5: Optical Microscopy
Lesson6: Microorganisms in the Water
Lesson7: Plant anatomy (leaves, roots and stems)-1
Lesson8: Plant anatomy (leaves, roots and stems)-2
Lesson9: Cell Division-1
Lesson10: Cell Division-2
Lesson11: Photosynthesis
Lesson12: Utilization of PC
Lesson13: Invertebrate-1
Lesson14: Invertebrate-2
Lesson15: Vertebrate

Students will be required to submit a report by a designated due date. 
Handouts will be distributed for reference. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts (printed materials), Movies(PC/other image data) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read specialized books and academic theses related to each subject. 
Requirements Special Subject ( Science, Biology), Required for students in the Program in Science Education.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the upper limit of the number of students in this class is 20. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on contribution in experiments and reports. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message It is desirable that students have taken 'Basic Knowledge of Biology '. 
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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