Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC210501 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然システムの理解(物理)
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Knowledge of Physics
ウメダ タカシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon9-10:EDU L202
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Online classes may be offered depending on the situation.
In each class, students will be given assignments related to basic physics content, and the class will proceed in a format in which students work together to complete the assignments. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students Required: Program in Science Education
Keywords Physics, active-learning 
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)
Secondary School Science Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・By deepening basic understanding of science subjects taught in secondary education (physics, chemistry, biology, and earth science), to be able to explain teaching contents. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This is a specialized basic education course of the Program in Science Education. This course will provide students with an overview of the basics and the fundamentals of the content of science education, particularly physics.
At the conclusion of this course, the students will deepen understanding of important basics physics concept to the extent that they are able to explain the concept to others, assuming that some students didn’t take physics at high school.  
Class Schedule Lesson 1: guidance
Lesson 2: Laws of motion 1
Lesson 3: Law of Motion 2
Lesson 4: Law of Action-Reaction and Equilibrium
Lesson 5: Circular motion and single vibration
Lesson 6: Inertial and Apparent Forces of Inertia
Lesson 7: The law of conservation of momentum and energy
Lesson 8: Water pressure
Lesson 9: wave motion.
Lesson 10: Thermodynamics
Lesson 11: The second law of thermodynamics and entropy
Lesson 12: Electric Field, Potential, and Current
Lesson 13: Current and Magnetic Field
Lesson 14: Electromagnetic induction
Lesson 15: Atoms

There will be a final exam in the last lesson.
The two highschool physics textbooks are used in class.
Daiichi gakushusha Physics
Daiichi gakushusha Basic Physics 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handout
Must-have PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students should prepare for each assignment before class. 
Requirements This is a required subject for students of the Program in Science Education. 
Grading Method Grades will be based on the level of achievement on each assignment and the results of the final exam.
For details, please refer to the guidance in the first class. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message The class will be conducted by students learning from each other.
Students are expected to be proactive and cooperative in their learning.
Students are expected to bring their own PCs. 
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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