Barbara Pool Co., Ltd.
The Space and Science Symposium for High School Students (SSHS) will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023, where you can experience STEAM education and advanced technology!
-From Oita Prefecture! STEAM education (next-generation human resource development) promotion project aiming for advanced science and technology fields such as space science technology
With the aim of cultivating next-generation human resources who can play an active role in a wide range of advanced science and technology fields through industry-government-academia collaboration, the Oita Prefectural Board of Education announced on Saturday, January 28, 2023 that the next generation will be trained through STEAM education and space science technology. An event aiming to develop human resources, “High School Student Symposium on Space and Science (Organizer: Oita Prefectural Board of Education, Planning and Management: Barbara Pool Co., Ltd., Cooperation: General Incorporated Association STEAM JAPAN)” will be held at the Oita Prefectural Education Center.
STEAM education is a new educational model that cultivates the ability to solve the problems of modern society. Based on the concept of developing Asia’s first Oita Airport into a space port, the Oita Prefectural Board of Education aims to develop the next generation who can play an active role globally from a cross-sectoral perspective through STEAM education and SDGs ahead of the rest of the country. . This time, about 200 high school students in Oita Prefecture will be given a lecture by a top runner active in the space industry and a workshop where they can experience STEAM education in collaboration with specialized institutions. General viewing is possible, so if you are interested, please join us.
Date: January 28, 2023 (Sat) 9:00-16:30 (Online viewing available from 9:00-14:00)
Venue: Oita Prefectural Education Center (847-2 Tannohara, Oita City, Oita Prefecture)
Target: Offline high school students in Oita Prefecture
Official website: https://oitasteam.jp/sshs/
[About online viewing application]
Application deadline: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
A viewing URL (Zoom webinar) will be sent to those who have applied. [Content]
9:00-9:30 Opening ceremony
9:30-10:20 Talk session: The future of space and STEAM education What does it mean to explore the universe with STEAM, and how do we think about the future of the universe? Professor Otani of Tokyo Gakugei University, Representative Director Inoue of STEAM JAPAN, Mr. Kikuchi of Space STEAM Education Accelerator, and Mr. Hori of Advanced Technology Challenge Division, Commerce, Industry, Tourism and Labor Department of Oita Prefecture will speak from the standpoint of education. .
10:30-11:30 OITA STEAM MISSION PROJECT final presentation:
For about half a year, high school students from different schools and grades have explored social issues that are linked to the “real world” in the “OITA STEAM MISSION PROJECT” research project. Selected teams out of all 9 teams will announce their results!
12:30-14:00 Special Lecture: The Future of Space and Earth – Don’t let the universe end as a dream
Space development is now a major industry in which countries around the world compete with each other. The United States, China, India, Russia, the United Kingdom…the world’s most famous countries are investing in the space industry and launching satellites one after another. We invite people who are active in the front line from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to talk about the “now” of the world’s space industry.
We will hold a workshop to experience STEAM education! Experience a variety of activities, from rocket building to future space food development. Consider the future and feasibility of the space industry.
[What is Oita Prefecture STEAM education (next-generation human resource development) promotion project]
Through STEAM education and SDGs, the Oita Prefectural Board of Education promotes the development of next-generation human resources who can play an active role in a wide range of advanced science and technology fields. This project is centered on STEAM JAPAN, and is a system that can develop the thinking and creativity of high school students in the prefecture by “forming a human network” and “providing a place for learning (STEAM education)” through
industry-government-academia collaboration. build the
■ Official website: https://www.oitasteam.jp
[What is OITA STEAM PLATFORM]
“OITA STEAM PLATFORM” is a platform for industry-government-academia collaboration for the purpose of promoting STEAM education in Oita Prefecture, which started in 2021. By closely collaborating with local governments, boards of education, private companies, and school institutions, we provide opportunities to learn comprehensive STEAM education.
Organizer: Oita Prefectural Board of Education
Planning and operation: Barbara Pool Co., Ltd.
Cooperation: General Incorporated Association STEAM JAPAN
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