One of the groups of commercial course is working on the research of Ihinokawa mine. They are now making a movie to show the attractions of the mine.
On Thursday, October 29th, 1st year students had the guidance for their pre-research study. They are going to work on the subjects they are interested in bassed on the lectures they have ever had on "Disaster Prevention", "Medicine", "Economy" and "International Affiars."
On Monday, October 26th, 1st year students had the activity of Yu-fa-zi. Seven groups, each of which was the class representative, made their presentations.
The following are their topics:
"Nature tour in Saijo--Let visitors feel rich local nature---
"The way to support foreign residents and its effects"
"How to revitalize Saijo as a measure to increase the number of people who come back to their hometown Saijo"
"For realizing a society where residents with multicultural backgrounds can live in harmony"
"How can foreig and Japanese residents live in harmony?"
"Let's enjoy traditional dress & food!"
"Let's Quiz---to have a better understanding of other cultures."
On Sunday, October 25th, our freshman took part in the contest sponsored by the Rotary Club of Matsuyama East. She confidently gave a speech about "My dream" and got the third prize.
On October 20th, Tuesday, second grade students of science course took part in the preliminary of the "Omoshiro" or intresting science contest for high school students, which is a writing competition to check knowledge of math, information, and science.
The second year students took part in a presentation skill up seminar on Friday, October 16th. We invited Mr Hideki MAruo from Ehime Prefectural Science Museum, Arts and Science Division. It was for the students of the science course. We asked him to talk about how to make a hypothesis and poster composition. We also invited Ms. Azusa Iguchi from Ehime University, Faculty of Social Co-creation Department of Regional Resource Management. It was for the students of the Humanities course. We asked her to talk about how to organize research, utilize data and make appropriate slides.
On Thursday, October 15th, the special lecture was held. The lectureres were Mr. Osuga Kazuhito, president of TOYO-JIN, and prof. Orita Akihiro from Okayama University of Science.
Their topics were "Finding attractions of Saijo and how to make use of them" and "Development of drugs: Poison or Drug---What!? Is the medicine made from deadly poison?" respectively.
On Monday, October 12th, our 1st year students prepared for the presentation. They are going to have the presentation meeting about Saijo's economy and international relationships.
On Thursday, October 8th, the students took part in a tour of the Ehime Prefectural Science Museum. They were able to learn about the work and the role of the museum. Also, they were able to deepen their understanding of the professions as a curator and motivate themselves to choose and realize their future carreer path.
Last year, we conducted a company tour, but the infectious disease has not subsided this year, so the host company was not available. Therefore, we asked the Prefectural Science Museum for a tour.
On Wednesday, September 30th, the secondyear students of the nanoparticle group visited Niihama National College of Technology. They had measurements using an X-ray diffractometer. They could confirm that the powder produced by our school's constant temperature dryer is ferrite. The group is researching magnetic nanoparticles that generate in an alternating magnetic field.