Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HL800001 Subject Classification Courses from Other Faculty/Grad. School
Subject Name しまなみ海道域海洋生物学実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Shimanami Kaido Marine Biology Course
タガワ クニフミ,アリモト アスカ,ウエキ タツヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
Practical, fieldwork 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students second-year and over students
Keywords marine animals, collecting marine animals, classification and comparison of animals, biodiversity 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
We expect the students to have a chance to contact creature directly in nature to understand biodiversity and to create an opportunity to be able to see biology from many sides. 
Class Schedule Lecture I: Animal classification and Ecology
Collecting intertidal organism at rocky shore
Plankton sampling by plankton net
Collecting and sketch of sea firefly
Identification and sketch of the organisms
Lecture II: Animal classification and Ecology
Summary and discussions

sketch, report

It is possible that the schedule will be changed depending on weather and tide. 
The course text will be distributed by the instructor prior to the class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint and the like. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
All students are expected to read general books on animal diversity and illustrated books on marine animals prior to the practice. 
Requirements Course code HL800000 and HL800001 can be credited for only one subject.
The students with any kind of allergy and/or idiosyncrasy must inform us in advance.
The data, assignments, and all that collected, created, and submitted by the students in relation to the class may be used and published as teaching materials for the Hiroshima University in the future. Please note that when you submit your request to take this class, we will treat it as your agreement to the above. 
Grading Method A grading will be given by evaluating practical attitude and report, comprehensively. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message The course will be held at the marine lab located at Mukaishima-cho, Onomichi city for three-day two-night study camp. The course will be limited to 20 participants. You will be responsible for the cost of your transportation and food. 
Other The web site for the marine laboratory is <http://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/rinkai/>. 
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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