Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.21
Jul. 10, 2008.


(1) School Curriculum Committee

School Curriculum Committee was held
on June 29 in 2008.

  We discussed the plans to publish
science and geoscience related textbooks and reference books based on the new
course of study.  Please be kind to do our favor when we
ask you to write manuscripts.

New Elementary School Course of Study
Guide by the MEXT or Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology has been placed on the website.  Description based on constructionism
has been hidden behind, but there still are room to improve.

 (2)Japan International Earth science Olympiad Committee

 We introduce
International Earth science Olympiad at

National Youngster’s
Science Festival held in Science Museum in Kitanomaru Park in
Tokyo, from July 25 to 27 in 2008.

We exhibit our booth at Science Olympiad


Official website of the 2nd IESO going to
be held  in the Philippines has been made public.


Our website has been put
on that of The Geological Society of Japan (JGS.)

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