2016 Earth and Space Sciences, Laboratory and Field Studies (earth materials)

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Academic unit or major
Basic science and technology courses
Instructor(s)
Nakajima Junichi  Takahashi Eiichi  Usui Tomohiro 
Course component(s)
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive (S5-112)  
Group
A
Course number
LAS.A111
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2017/1/11
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Students will go on a field excursion of three days and two nights in the middle of September to observe and learn volcanoes, active faults, and geological structures.
The objectives of this course are to experience and understand field experiments and observations and geological surveys that are useful in Earth and Space Sciences.

Student learning outcomes

Students will visit large research facilities and museums concerning astronomy, seismology, and geology, and learn widely the Earth and Space Sciences.

Keywords

Volcanoes, faults, fold structures, an astronomical observatory, seismology

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

This course involves a field excursion for three days in the middle of September.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Students who are going to take this course should attend an orientation meeting on April 13 (13:20-) or April 15 (15:05-) at Room 112 in the South Building 5. A capacity of this class is ~45. Understand details of field excursion

Textbook(s)

None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None required.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students' course scores are based on reports and questions and answers in the class .

Related courses

  • LAS.A110 : Earth and Space Sciences, Laboratory and Field Studies (geophysics)
  • LAS.A112 : Earth and Space Sciences, Laboratory and Field Studies (astronomy)

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Students who are going to take this course should attend an orientation meeting on April 13 or 15 and field information session in May. (TIme and date of the information session will be announced later).
Students who cannot participate in neither orientation meeting, please contact Dr. Usui.

Other

Observations are very important for Earth and Planetary Sciences.
This course will give you an opportunity to see volcanoes, active faults, and geological units, and to visit famous and large facilities on astronomy and seismology.

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