2018 summer outreach programs
With schools on summer break, Tokyo Tech will be holding a variety of events for elementary, middle, and high school students in July and August. These include the annual Open Campus and numerous hands-on science classes run by faculty members. Come and experience Tokyo Tech in the summer of 2018!
Please note that advance registration for some programs may already have closed. Events are primarily in Japanese and simultaneous interpretation is not available.
Time machine-less travel to the past: Visualization of classical and modern Japanese
Language changes with times. The meaning of a word today is often not exactly what it was in the past. Time machines and audio recordings of classical Japanese do not exist, but it is possible to decipher how words were used in sentences long time ago. Professor Hilofumi Yamamoto takes you to the world of classical Japanese language using visualization methods. Let's discuss linguistics together!
Open Campus 2018
Open Campus is a great chance to see the leading-edge research being conducted at Tokyo Tech. Take a look at the exciting potential that awaits you as a student at Tokyo Tech through demonstration lectures, presentations, and open laboratories.
National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo — Summer 2018 Science Square
The Yamada Study Group from the School of Life Science and Technology will join the Summer 2018 Science Square at the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, August 11 and 12.
Yamada Study Group will present "What are enteric bacteria?"
Science Class "Learning about leaves — Make your own leaf vein bookmark"
Learn about the structure and function of leaves, extract and observe leaf veins. Using the leaf veins, make your own leaf vein bookmark for a great souvenir of summer.
Science Class "Learning about sea urchins — Make your own urchin lamp"
There are many types of sea urchins. Learn about their structure and ecology. Using sea urchin shells with their spines removed, make your own lantern.
Parents are asked to help their child with the lantern.
Play with the Earth 2018
Play with the Earth 2018 offers the following experience:
- Observing minerals chiseled into gem shapes
- Hunting for Bolivian fossils hidden in gravel
- Experimenting with and classifying minerals by specific gravities using a heavy liquid
- Panning for gold
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Published: June 2018