Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Earth and Planetary Systems Science Program
Lecture Code WSC03000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 地球史
Subject Name
(Katakana)
チキュウシ
Subject Name in
English
History of the Earth
Instructor DAS KAUSHIK,HOSHINO TATSUHIKO,MORONO YUKI,SHIBATA TOMOYUKI,SARKAR DYUTI PRAKASH,SHIRAISHI FUMITO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ダス カウシク,ホシノ タツヒコ,モロノ ユウキ,シバタ トモユキ,サルカール デュティ プラカシュ,シライシ フミト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Thur1-4:SCI A004
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Presentation by assigned student  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Earth and Planetary Science
Eligible Students 1st grade graduate students of the Department of Earth and Planetary Systems Science, graduate school of Science
Keywords Earth's history, Plate tectonics, Crust formation processes, History of life 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class aims to master the fundamental theory of evolution of the Earth and living system. 
Class Schedule lesson1: The earth in Hadean
lesson2: The earth in Archean
lesson3: Geochemical evolution of the crust-mantle-I
lesson4: Geochemical evolution of the crust-mantle-II
lesson5: Mantle plumes throughout earth history-evidence and effects-I
lesson6: Mantle plumes throughout earth history-evidence and effects-II
lesson7: Formation and evolution of the continental crust-I
lesson8: Formation and evolution of the continental crust-II
lesson9: Crustal deformation: Origin of Earth’s Mountain Systems-I
lesson10: Crustal deformation: Origin of Earth’s Mountain Systems-II
lesson11: Co-evolution of life and the earth 1: metabolic style of microorganisms
lesson12: Co-evolution of life and the earth 2: global environment as shown by stable isotopes
lesson13: Marine sediments and what they tell us
lesson14: Students' presentations
lesson15: Students' presentations

Out of 15 classes, attending students shall give presentations in 2 classes on chapters on which they have research interest. Chapters of the following textbook will be selected by the students. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Textbook:  Kent C. Condie: "Earth as an Evolving Planetary System", Elsevier, 2005 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) PC-Projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Read the assigned chapter of the above text book before attending the class 
Requirements  
Grading Method Completeness of assignment presentation 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
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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