2020 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)
Ohta Kenji  Azuma Shintaro 
Course component(s)
Mode of instruction
 
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
LAS.A111
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
-
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 beginning 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 Planetary Sciences.

Student learning outcomes

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

Keywords

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

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

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

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Students who are going to take this course should register for this course by June 15 and attend an orientation meeting on June 17 (12:45~) or 19 (12:45~) by Zoom. URL of the Zoom meeting will be announced by OCW-i. 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 register for this course by June 15 and attend an orientation meeting on June 17 (12:45~) or 19 (12:45~) by Zoom. URL of the Zoom meeting will be announced by OCW-i.
Students who cannot participate in neither orientation meeting, please contact Azuma.

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.
In case of cancellation after July, fees except for bus and reservation fees will be refunded.
The content of the lesson might change because of the effect of the coronavirus.

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