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<< 12 masterful teachers propose scientific experiences every month
Seibundo Shinkosha Co., Ltd. (Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo) released the January 2023 issue of Science for Elementary and Junior High School Students on December 9, 2022 (Friday). This issue is an extra-large issue with a luxurious W appendix of “Science Mission Calendar 2023” and “Moon Map Poster with Crater Observation Guide”.
“Children’s Science” is a popular magazine with easy-to-understand scientific news commentary and robust special projects. Since its launch in 1924 (Taisho 13), it has continued to deliver articles that satisfy the curiosity of elementary and junior high school students who like science.
The separate appendix for the January 2023 issue of “Children’s Science” comes with a special calendar where you can learn while experiencing science 365 days a year. If you make full use of this calendar by hanging it on the wall of your room, you will naturally acquire the ability to research.
■ Characteristics of “Science Mission Calendar 2023”
1.12 amazing teachers!
Every month, a teacher who has mastered each genre appears. Along with fun visuals, we propose missions that we want children to experience. [January] “Let’s look for winter birds near our house” Professor Masaoki Takagi, Department of Biological Diversity and Evolution, Hokkaido University
[February] “Let’s Observe the Movements of Venus and Jupiter” Dr. Tomoko Ono, Astronomical Information Center, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
[March] “Let’s seriously think about the dream of planetary
exploration” Dr. Tatsuki Hyodo, International Top Young Fellow, Solar System Science Research Division, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA
[April] “Let’s make a dandelion distribution map” by Mr. Akihiko Hoya, Tanpopo Koubou
[May] “Let’s make dinosaur footprints and compare them” Professor Kohei Tanaka, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
[June] “Let’s make a long voice tube” Mr. Koji Kanba, craftsman and illustrator [July] “Let’s find out what ants like to eat” Associate Professor Munetoshi Maruyama, Kyushu University Museum
[August] “Let’s try ‘one experiment a day'” Professor Shinichiro Yamamura, part-time lecturer at Wako University
[September] “Let’s look at the clouds ‘from below’ and ‘from above'” Tenkoro representative, weather forecaster Kyoko Sasaki
[October] “Take a landscape photo and create an optical illusion” Professor Kokichi Sugihara, Special Research Professor, Organization for Research and Intellectual Property Strategy, Meiji University [November] “Let’s Observe Your Own Poop” Dr. Kento Yamamoto, Surgeon, Gastroenterologist, Doctor of Medicine
[December] “Let’s create new things by putting unnecessary things together” Content creator and writer Marina Fujiwara
In August, try the mission of “one experiment per day”! Just looking at the calendar visuals on the wall motivates me to say, “Okay, let’s do an experiment.”
2. The fulfilling special site is amazing!
On the mission challenge special site, detailed explanations of monthly missions and advice from teachers are posted. You can also download survey sheets and patterns for working on missions. [Image 4
“Science Mission Calendar 2023” Mission Challenge Special Site https://www.kodomonokagaku.com/mission_calendar/
In addition, a special online event will be held by the teacher who proposed the mission. For the children who are challenging the mission, we will talk about information that will be a hint and the latest research.
3. If you clear the mission, there is also a reward!
After completing the monthly mission, report it to the editorial department from the special site. Interesting reports will be published in the magazine “Children’s Science” and the official site “Cocanet”.
In addition, as a mission reward, a wonderful gift is also prepared by lottery. While having fun working on various projects that raise motivation, we will nurture children’s inquiring minds and research skills.
Other projects in the January 2023 issue of Children’s Science The January 2023 issue of Kodomo no Kagaku is an extra-large issue with lots of content in addition to the “Science Mission Calendar 2023”!
The opening feature is “Find out all the questions that everyone wants to know! 10 major mysteries of the month”. 2023 is the year of the rabbit. Speaking of rabbits, the moon! So, as a satellite of the earth, we will approach the mystery of the moon, a very familiar and mysterious celestial body.
In fact, the most frequently asked question to the editorial department is about the moon. We will pick up 10 gimon from those questions and clarify them.
In addition, an extra-large poster appendix “Moon map with crater observation guide” that you can enjoy while reading the special feature is also included.
The entire front and back of the moon are posted. This is a useful poster for observing the moon, showing the locations of major craters and oceans.
Of course, there are also many articles about experiences such as experiments, crafts, and programming. Let’s enjoy a special scientific experience in 2023 with the magazine “Children’s Science” and “Science Mission Calendar 2023”!
Magazine name: Children’s Science January 2023 issue
Specifications: B5 size, 112 pages
Special price: 1,100 yen (tax included)
Release date: Friday, December 9, 2022
Official site: https://www.seibundo-shinkosha.net/
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