Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L6023000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 農場の四季を通して生命のサイクルを体験するフィールド科学演習
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Field Practice Experiencing the Life Cycle of Farm Animals at All Seasons of the Year
クロカワ ユウゾウ,セオ アイラ,スズキ ナオキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Have a farming experience at university farm, lodging at a university accommodation.  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Seasons, dairy cows, beef cattle, sheep, grassland, forage production, animal products processing 
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)
Class Objectives
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Designed for students new to animal husbandry and individuals who have not had any classes of animal science, this course will provide practical experience in animal production. Students will be familiarized with farm animals and their product through the course. 
Class Schedule lesson1 April 20 Sheep shearing
lesson2 May 18 Pasture in spring and Birth of a calf
lesson3 June 15 Observation of behavior of dairy cows and Human-animal relationship
lesson4 July 13 Overviewing from farm to table
lesson5 October 19 Wool processing for felt
lesson6 November 2 Pasture in autumn and learning growth of dairy and beef calves
lesson7 November 23 Milking and dairy processing
lesson8 December 14 Cattle in cold winter and Summary
Handouts are provided. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC and LCD 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read materials related to farm animals, animal production, animal welfare, our daily food and SDGs. 
Grading Method Attitude, presentation and take home assignments 
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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