Session Sub-categoryPublic
Session IDO-01
TitleEducational Materials of Geoscience in Japan
Short TitleEducational Materials of Geoscience
Main Convener NameTakayuki Ogata
AffiliationDisaster Prevention Research Center for Island Regions, University of the Ryukyus
Co-Convener 1NameShinichi Kawate
AffiliationMusashi High School
Co-Convener 2NameSeiichiro Yamamoto
AffiliationOkuetsu special education school
Co-Convener 3NameHiroo Nemoto
AffiliationRitsumeikan University
Session LanguageJ
ScopeThis public session targets materials of geoscientific education in Japan, focusing especially on the government-approved textbooks by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Specialists on science review the secondary school textbooks in terms of recently academic understanding on the all fields of geoscience. Educational specialists report practices and theories based on the secondary school textbooks of the subjects of Advanced Earth Science, Basic Earth Science, Geography A and Geography B. Such topics should be discussed in public because all Japanese use the government-approved textbooks for enhancing sustainability.
Presentation FormatOral and Poster presentation