Every year, the week from November 11st to 1th is "Education and Culture Week".During the period, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the Board of Education will play a central role in holding hands-on activities, open lectures, free opening of museums, and art and cultural events such as the Agency for Cultural Affairs Art Festival and the National Cultural Festival. increase.
As part of its "Education and Culture Week," Kyoto University will hold various events at Kyoto University's educational and research facilities throughout Japan from October 2015 to November 10, 10, "Kyoto University Weeks 11." Is being held.
The venues for "Kyoto University Weeks 2015" are 26 research facilities of Kyoto University located all over Japan, such as the research forest in Hokkaido and the volcano observatory in Sakurajima, Kagoshima Prefecture.At each facility, facility tours, lectures, hands-on experiments, nature observation meetings, etc. are held in order to deepen the understanding and interest of the general public in the facilities that play an important role as a base for education and research activities. increase.
As a major event scheduled in the future, on November 2015, 11, at the Ecology Research Center in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture, a course that introduces interesting topics that are not included in textbooks, such as living styles and ecosystems of living things, in an easy-to-understand manner. Held "Mystery of Creatures Not Learned at School".For elementary school students and above, the participation fee is free, but you need to apply by phone by November 7th.Similarly, on November 11, 5, at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute Kyoto University, Shiosaki Wind Experiment Station, which is known as one of Japan's leading typhoon Ginza, ground weather observations such as temperature, humidity, and rain, and radiosondes attached to balloons were used. Held a "real experience of meteorological observation" to actually experience the observation of the atmospheric condition in the sky.Participation fee is free and no application is required.
In addition, a general tour of the Volcano Research Center of the Graduate School of Science in Minamiaso Village, Kumamoto Prefecture, and a course to observe the behavior and ecology of Japanese macaques inhabiting Kojima at the Kojima Observatory of the Miyazaki Wildlife Research Center are planned. ..