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Chemistry Lab for Kids and Teachers, Fabrication of a Voltaic Cell in the Edo Era

Activity by Kazuaki Hiroki   |   added on Aug 05, 2011   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Tsuyama Archives of Western Learning, Tsuyama City Board of Education

Students and teachers understand the mechanism of voltaic cells, through the experiments from the Japanese first chemistry book "Seimi-Kaiso (1837)" written by Yoan Udagawa.

Title of Event: Experiment Classes in Tsuyama Archives of Western Learning

  “Chemistry Lab for Kids and Teachers, Fabrication of a Voltaic Cell in the Edo Era”


Schedule: August 4th, 2011


Venue & Place: Tsuyama Archives of Western Learning, Genpo Hall


Scope: Increase the understanding of chemistry and western learning in Tsuyama


Program: 10:30-11:45 Seminar of western learning in Tsuyama and the experiment of

a voltaic cell (for teachers)

13:30-14:30 Fabrication of a voltaic cell in the Edo Era (for kids)


Participants: Elementary and junior high teachers (a.m.)

Elementary 5-6 grade students (p.m.)


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Topic: seminar and workshop Audience: students, teachers and general public, decision makers
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