The ASE is delighted to be hosting its Annual Conference at Sheffield Hallam University from 5th to 7th January 2023. International sessions will be incorporated throughout the event for this year and we are delighted to be offering a selection of live-streamed sessions too. Don’t miss out!

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Thursday, January 5 • 14:00 - 14:55
Global Science: Pupils love molecular models: HEC Classbook ‘If You Could See an Atom’

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Today in Japan, children in thousands of early primary school classrooms enjoy thinking about everyday phenomena via molecular models. Thanks to a classbook called ‘If You Could See an Atom’ created by Hypothesis–Experiment Class (HEC), it is made possible. Many classroom examples demonstrated here will help the fellow delegates.

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Haruhiko Funahashi

Professor, Kyoto University
I have a background in experimental particle physics. My interests are in introductory education in physics. I am in charge of physics lectures for non-science majors, mainly freshman, and a lecture of science teachers certificate course. In both lectures, from different viewpoints... Read More →
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Mariko Kobayashi

Manager of translation and publication committee, Association for Studies in Hypothesis-Experiment Class
I have taught science at junior high schools in Japan for 30years. I also have worked as a secretariat of a translation and publication committee of Association for Studies in Hypothesis–Experiment Class(ASHEC)for 10years.My colleague and I would like to introduce a lesson in... Read More →
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Hiroshi Yokotani

Head of Science Department, Kyoto International University Academy
I am a secondary science teacher at an international school in Kyoto. I am looking forward to sharing what we are doing in Japan.

Thursday January 5, 2023 14:00 - 14:55 GMT
Owen 841 lab
  Global Science (Primary)