Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11029001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name 放射線と自然科学
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Science and Radiation
タカハシ トオル,ツダ マサタカ,ナマタメ ヒロフミ,フカザワ ヤスシ,ノハラ ミノル,イナダ クニノブ,エンドウ サトル,カトウ マサヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon1-4:IAS L101
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Instructional Lectures will be delivered by the instructors.
Primary by be face-to-face, however, online lectures with interactive or on-demand options may also be utilized.
The lecture schedule specifics will be announced during the first lesson. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students Undergraduate Students
Keywords Radiation, Natural Science 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Peace education 
Expected OutcomeStudents deepen their understanding of radiation and have an opportunity to reflect on the relationship between "peace and technological development". 
Class Objectives
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Students learn to evaluate radiation issues scientifically. Through lectures on scientific research related to radiation, students deepen their understanding of radiation and have an opportunity to reflect on the relationship between "peace and technological development". 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance,
lesson2   Basics of Radiation I
lesson3   Basics of Radiation II
lesson4 Radiation measurement in  Fukushima.
lesson5 Basics of Radiation Dating
lesson6 Low temperature physics and radiation
lesson7 Particle Physics
lesson8  Material science with synchrotron radiation
lesson9 A natural nuclear fission reactor in the Oklo Mine
lesson10 Accelerator
lesson11 Biological Effect of radiation
lesson12 Medical applications of radiation
lesson13 X-ray, gamma-ray astronomy
lesson14 Natural and artificial radioisotopes and their applications
lesson15 summary

Each instructor perform an exercise or a test depending on his/her plan.

The detail of the class schedule will be announced in lesson 1. 
not assigned 
PC or AV used in
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow guidance by each instructor. 
Requirements No prerequisite is required. 
Grading Method Each instructor will give a report or question.
A report of a peace monuments visit is required. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Chair of the Public Relations Working Group of the Advanced Accelerator Association Promoting Science and Technologyl (Takahashi)
The lecture is based on lecture's experience in advancing the comprehension of fundamental science and public relations. 
Other You are required to submit a report entitled "My Approach to Peace" as a common assignment for Peace Science Courses. When you fail to submit the report, the credit will not be given.
【the period of the report submitting】
The 2nd term course--> from July 3rd to July 10th
The 3rd term course--> from October 30th to November 6th
The 4th term course--> from December 25th to January 15th
Night program course--> according to the direction of the teachers
See the link below for further details.
【In the case of the number of applicants exceeds the capacity of the course, a computerized random drawing will be held.】 
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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