|Budget Amount *help
¥1,700,000 (Direct Cost: ¥1,700,000)
Fiscal Year 1996: ¥400,000 (Direct Cost: ¥400,000)
Fiscal Year 1995: ¥600,000 (Direct Cost: ¥600,000)
Fiscal Year 1994: ¥700,000 (Direct Cost: ¥700,000)
1. STS-Education is one movement and theory in School Education and Adult Education. It aims to enrich abilities, to complete characters, and raise consciousness for recognizing harmonic development among science, technology, and society.
2. Today we face serious problems, global destruction of enviroment, and so on. So, it is necessary to be critical to the modern civilization. STS-Education will take one of the most important part of solving such problems. From the same view point, it is useful to learn from other race's cultures, such as Ainu. The native people Ainu, living in Hokkaido, have the special culture based on hunting or gathering.
3. By the way, museums have important functions dealing with many kinds of materials, such as nature, history, society, and culture.
4. It is available to develop STS-Education, abstracting the essential of Ainu Culture. Indeed, experimental classes were done at three gramr school in Sapporo, using Ainu materials, and effective results were recognized.