Science Education Outreach School Visit

We visit or receive visitation from high school students at designated schools focusing on Sciences (Super Science Highschool) to outreach science education. The program includes science classes and experiences by professors, researchers, or OIST PhD students to deepen the students' interests in science and their awareness of OIST.

 

Kyuyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 4th July 2022
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of audience 41
Volunteer unit Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit
Volunteer member Silvia Mariotti (Postdoctoral Scholar)
Subject/Topic The role of renewable energies in the 21st century

 

 

Kaiho High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 15th July 2022
School name Kaiho High School
No. of audience 240
Volunteer unit Membranology Unit
Experimental Quantum Information Physics
Marine Eco-Evo-Devo Unit
Volunteer member Jan Grasic (PhD student)
Tatsuki Hamamoto (PhD student)
Yuki Tara (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Inspiration to pursue scientific research

Koyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 23rd July 2022
School name Koyo High School
No. of audience 80
Volunteer unit Fluid Mechanics Unit
Volunteer member Arisa Yokokoji (PhD student)

 

 

Kadena High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 24th August 2022
School name Kadena High School
No. of audience 8
Unit Technology Development and Innovation Center
Speakers Koji Ida (Okinawa Liaison Officer)
Lauren Ha (Associate Vice President for Technology Development and Innovation)
Yoshiaki Ishii (EF Polymer)
Mari Takenouchi (Translation and Interpretation Team)
Subject/Topic OIST SDG Initiative
Social entrepreneurship activities of OIST startups

 

 

Tachikawa Tokyo Metropolis

Date 9th September 2022
School name TOKYO Metropolis
No. of audience 40
Volunteer unit Integrative Community Ecology Unit
Light-Matter Interactions for Quantum Technologies Unit
Neural Computation Unit
Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit
Cognitive Neurorobotics Research Unit
Volunteer member Callum Hudson (PhD student)
Jonas Schneider (PhD student)
Pramitha Praveen Kamath (PhD student)
Sutashu Tomonaga (PhD student)
Hiroki Sawada (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Introduction of Reserch/Unit
Inquiry Based Learning in English

 

Yonago Higashi High School
(Tottori Prefecture)

Date 9th - 10th September 2021
School name Yonago Higashi High School
No. of audience 25 (High School year 1 and 2)
Volunteer unit Environmental Informatics Section
Volunteer members Nicholas Ryan Friedman (Research Support Leader)
Subject/Topic Okinawa Soundscape

 

Kyuyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture) 

Date 10th November 2021
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of audience 200 (High School year 2)
Volunteer unit Evolution, Cell Biology, and Symbiosis Unit
Integrative Community Ecology Unit
Memory Research Unit
Volunteer members Yumiko Masukagami (Research Unit Technician)
Nonno Hasegawa (PhD student)
Sutashu Tomonaga (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Why Science?
organized by rokuyou

 

Sapporo Kaisei Secondary School
(Hokkaido Prefecture)

Date 1st February 2022
School name Sapporo Kaisei Secondary School
No. of audience 15
Volunteer unit Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit
Volunteer unit member Yoshiki Ochiai (PhD student)
Subject/Topic The little worker - a diverse world of proteins

 

Katsushika Sogo High School
(Tokyo Prefecture)

Date 8th February 2022
School name Katsushika Sogo High School
No. of audience 9
Volunteer unit Marine Climate Change Unit
Neural Computation Unit
Volunteer unit member Erina Kawai (Research Unit Technician)
Sutashu Tomonaga (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Online school trip
organized by Joy of Creation

 

Unna Junior High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 29th September 2020
School name Unna Junior High School
No. of audience 107 (Middle School year 1)
Volunteer unit Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit
Marine Eco-Evo-Devo Unit
Volunteer members Tsumoru Shintake (Professor)
Yuki Tara (PhD student)
Subject/Topic General Class - Think about your future
Photo gallery

 

Unna Junior High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 13th October 2020
School name Unna Junior High School
No. of audience 107 (Middle School year 1)
Volunteer unit Marine Climate Change Unit
Volunteer members Michael Izumiyama (PhD student)
Billy Moore (PhD student)
Erina Kawai (Research Unit Technician)
Jeffrey Jolly (Research Unit Technician)
Subject/Topic General Class - Marine Environmental Education
Photo gallery I
Photo gallery II

 

Unna Junior High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 27th October 2020
School name Unna Junior High School
No. of audience 107 (Middle School year 1)
Volunteer unit Marine Climate Change Unit
Marine Biophysics Unit
Volunteer members Michael Izumiyama (PhD student)
Erina Kawai (Research Unit Technician)
Otis Brunner (PhD student)
Subject/Topic General Class - Marine Environmental Problem and Climate change. What is Ocean Science?
Photo gallery

 

Kyuyo High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 30th October 2020
School name Kyuyo High School
No. of audience 30 (High School year 1 and 2)
Volunteer unit Mechanics and Materials Unit
Volunteer member Johannes Schoenke (Staff Scientist)
Subject/Topic Mathematics, Physics - Möbius Tables and Kaleidocycles
Photo gallery I
Photo gallery II

 

Okinawa Amicus International
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 12th January 2021
School name Okinawa Amicus International
Volunteer unit Computational Neuroethology Unit
Immune Signal Unit
Mechanics and Materials Unit
Volunteer members Shagufta Qamar (PhD student)
Charles Whitaker (PhD student)
Tsung-Yen Huang (PhD student)
Ali Rahmani (PhD student)
Subject/Topic Cultural exchanges

Unna Junior High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 16th February 2021
School name Unna Junior High School
No. of audience 107 (Middle School year 1)
Subject/Topic General Class - Final Presentation

 

Koyo High School (Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 18th February 2021
School name Koyo High School
No. of audience 480 (High School year 1 and 2)
Volunteer unit Neural Computation Unit
Volunteer member Kenji Doya (Professor)
Subject/Topic Keynote speech - From robot making to brain science

 

Naha Kokusai High School
(Okinawa Prefecture)

Date 19th February 2021
School name Naha Kokusai High School
No. of audience 45
Volunteer unit Language Education Section
Volunteer member Margaret Howell (English Instructor)
Subject/Topic English Presentation

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Science education outreach activities at OIST are supported by OIST Foundation and OIST Institutional Development Office in Inspiring the Next Generation.