Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AKY01001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然科学実験
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Laboratory Work in Natural Sciences
コバヤシ ユウキ,タケダ カズヒコ,イシハラ ヤスヒロ,イヌイ マサノリ,ワサキ ジュン,イナガキ トモヒロ,タグチ ケン,ヒラヤマ ヤスユキ,スギモト アキラ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds6-8:IAS H206
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
(More Details)
Exercise-oriented, board descriptions, discussions, presentations, field observations, chemicals will be used. 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Natural Environment
Eligible Students Undergraduate students in the Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences.
Keywords Science literacy, scientific experiments 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This course is intended to understand the concepts and basic techniques of natural science, and plays the role of introduction to the Fundamental Laboratory Work in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Fundamental Laboratory Course in Geology.  
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding  to fully recognize the mutual relations and their importance among individual academic diciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this class is, prior to the course of the laboratory work in each field, understanding of issues that need to be understood commonly in the laboratory work in each field, and understanding of  the concept of the experimental natural sciences by performing experiments related to the field of variety. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation: <Room> H301: All Instructors
lesson2 Observation of microorganisms: <Room> H201: <Instructors>    Wasaki and Hirayama
lesson3 Radiation thermometer and Planck's law: <Room> H206: <Instructors> Hirayama
lesson4 Plant cell and osmotic pressure: <Room> H201: <Instructors> Wasaki
lesson5 Food chemistry I - Antioxidant capacity of beverages -: <Room> H301: <Instructors> Ishihara
lesson6 Food chemistry II - Measurement of lipid radicals -: <Room> H301: <Instructors> Ishihara
lesson7 An Introduction to Statistics: <Room> C601: <Instructors>  Inagaki
lesson8 Open (Question & Report Preparation) : <Room> H301:
All Instructors
lesson9 Imaging with Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM): <Room> HB02: <Instructors> Sugimoto
lesson10 Photon Counting: <Room> H103: <Instructors>Taguchi
lesson11 Resonance Phenomena: <Room> H103: <Instructors> Inui
lesson12 The application of the regression analysis: <Room> C601:  <Instructors> Inagaki
lesson13 Anatomy and heart physiology of oyster: <Room> H201: <Instructors>  Kobayashi
lesson14 Radiation and radioactivity: <Room> H206: <Instructors>  Hirayama and Yamasaki
lesson15 Environmental chemistry - Water quality of river: <Room> H302: <Instructors> Takeda

Student should submit a lab report for every lesson. 
Handouts will be provided by each instructor. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow the guidance of each instructor.  
Requirements To be taken together with "Laboratory Work in Natural Sciences". Laboratory notebooks should be prepared before the first lesson. 
Grading Method Your grade will be evaluated base on the reports. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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