Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2015

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Symbol G (General (Education and Outreach)) » General (Education and Outreach)

[G-03] Geoscinece Outreach

Sun. May 24, 2015 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM 106 (1F)

Convener:*Takeyuki Ueki(Faculty of Risk and Crisis Management, Chiba Institute of Science), Jiro Komori(Teikyo Heisei University), Chair:Jiro Komori(Teikyo Heisei University), Yorinao Shitaoka(Department of Environment System, Faculty of Geo-environmental Science, Rissho University)

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

[G03-02] A suggestion to revise high-school geography in Japan to introduce essence of geosciences

*Atsushi IKEDA1 (1.Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba)

Keywords:textbook on geography for high schools, plate tectonics, orogeny, large-scale landforms, geological resources, Scientific literacy

This talk briefly introduces some misunderstanding of geology and geomorphology by high school teachers of geography in Japan. Then, revised explanations of some keywords are discussed from the viewpoint of geosciences.