Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC213105 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 物理教材内容論II
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Teaching Contents of Physics II
マキヤマ タカヒロ,ウメダ タカシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds1-4:EDU L202
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented, Note-taking
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Physics, quantum theory
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.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Based on meticulous analysis and examination of science education in secondary education (including observation and examinations), to be able to design classes and develop teaching materials. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course will focus on quantum theory among other high school physics-related teaching contents, and provide students with an opportunity to understand their academic meaning and acquire knowledge and skills needed for teaching. 
Class Schedule Lesson1: Guidance
Lesson2: Discovery of electrons (Chapter 1)
Vacuum discharge and discovery of electrons, Measurement of electron charge.
Lesson3: Discovery of the electron (Chapter 1)
Determination of Avogadro's number, Measurement of specific charge of electron
Lesson4: The oscillator model of the atom (Chapter 2)
Zeeman effect, Scattering of X-rays by atoms
Lesson5: Solar system type model of atoms (Chapter 3)
Scattering of electrons by atoms, Rutherford scattering

Lesson6:Solar-type model of the atom (Chapter 3)
Spectrum of light from charged particles in periodic motion
The journey to quantum mechanics (Chapter 4)
Photoelectric effect and particle nature of light
Lesson7: A Brief History of Quantum Mechanics (Chapter 4)
Compton effect and spectrum of hydrogen atom
Lesson8: A Brief History of Quantum Mechanics (Chapter 4)
Bohr's atomic model, de Broglie's electron wave
(Chapter 4)
Lesson9: Schrodinger equation (Chapter 5)
Quantization procedure, Probability interpretation of wave function
Part 10
Lesson10: Schrodinger equation (Chapter 5)
Eigenvalue problem
Superposition principle (Chapter 6)
Uncertainty principle
Lesson11: Principle of superposition (Chapter 6)
Principle of superposition, Expectation value of physical quantity
Lesson12: The principle of superposition (Chapter 6)
Hermitian operators, Matrix representation
Lesson13: Principle of superposition (Chapter 6)
Energy and Position Representation, Exchange Relation and Uncertainty Principle
Lesson14: Laws of motion (Chapter 7)
Equation of motion and its solution, Planck's theory of heat radiation
Lesson15: Laws of Motion (Chapter 7)
Calculation of Einstein and B coefficients by quantum mechanics 
The concept of quantum mechanics (Japanese text-book)
Shigenobu Sunagawa
Iwanami Shoten 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
It will be essential to review what you learned after every lesson because this course will include advanced contents.
Requirements "Special subject (science, physics)
It is desirable that students have taken ’Basic Knowledge of Physics' and' Scientific Literacy of Physics I & II'"
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on class attendance/performance, reports and exam.
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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