SCoPE 2012


Science Communication Program for Every student
August 17-23, 2012 Nara, Japan

Nara Womenfs University Secondary School



CONTENTS

  1. Objectives
  2. Schedule DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4 DAY 5 DAY 6
  3. Campus Map
  4. Nara Information
  5. Cultural Exchange
  6. Workshop Information
  7. Participants
  8. Accommodation
  9. Contact Numbers

1. Objectives

The conference program is guided by the following five objectives as follows:
  1. To develop studentsf abilities to put forward questions and to work on problems
  2. To foster abilities to lead discussions after acknowledging each otherfs differences
  3. To nurture communication abilities through exchanges with participants from different cultural backgrounds
  4. To let students realize math is the universal language and natural science is the common view of the world
  5. To have students learn about the long history of cultural and technical exchange among Asian countries and learn from the creative ancient cultures by visiting World Heritage sites in Nara

2. Schedule

DAY 1 August 17 (Fri.)

p.m.	3:00		Arrival at gHakushikasouh			
	3:30		Departure for NWU
	4:00-4:40	Campus Tour
	5:00-5:50	Opening Ceremony
			Messages from	NWUSS principal
					Korea	
					Taiwan
					Singapore
			Exchange of gifts
			Introduction of staff
			Guidance		
	6:00-7:30	Welcome Party	
			Introduction of the participants
			Introduction of NWUSS
			Name card exchanging
	7:50		Departure for the hotel		
	8:00		Return to the hotel	
	9:30		Students must finish taking a bath by 9:30 p.m.

DAY 2 August 18 (Sat.)

a.m.	7:00-8:00	Breakfast		< Banquet Hall >
	8:30		Meet at the entrance	< Hotel entrance >
	9:00-11:50	Icebreaking 1 (Nara City Tour)	
p.m.	0:00-0:55	Lunch 			< NWU Cafeteria >
	0:30-1:00	Rehearsal for Cultural Exchange   
	1:00-2:30	Interdisciplinary Workshop 1    < Meeting Hall >
	2:40-4:15	Cultural Exchange 1¨See p.15	< Meeting Hall > 
			2:40-3:00	Japan 	
			3:00-3:20	Korea	
			3:20-3:40	Taiwan	
			3:40-4:00	Singapore
	4:15-5:20	Free time
	4:30		Teachersf meeting	< Student Lounge at S Hall >
			Bill collection
	5:30		Return to the hotel 
	5:30-6:25	Dinner			< Banquet Hall >
	6:25-8:00	Free time 
			Students must take a bath during this time. 
	8:00-9:30	Cultural Exchange 2¨See p.15< Banquet Hall >
		

DAY 3 August 19 (Sun.)

a.m.	7:00-8:00	Breakfast		< Banquet Hall >	
	8:30		Departure for NWU	< Hotel entrance >	
	9:00-11:55	Workshop			
			Biology: 	B115	
			Chemistry: 	A1 	
			Informatics: 	G401	
			Mathematics: C432	 
			Physics: 	C141	 
p.m.	0:00-0:55	Lunch 		< NWU Cafeteria >
	1:00-4:00	Workshop		
	4:00-5:50	Free time		
	5:50		Return to the hotel
	6:00-6:55	Dinner		< Banquet Hall >
	7:00-8:30	Free time		
	8:30		Return to the hotel	< Hotel entrance >	
			Students' curfew is 8:30p.m.
	9:30		Students must finish taking a bath by 9:30 p.m.

DAY 4 August 20 (Mon.)

a.m.	7:00-8:00	Breakfast		< Banquet Hall >
	8:30		Departure for NWU	< Hotel entrance >	
	9:00-11:55	Workshop		
p.m.	0:00-0:55	Lunch 			< NWU Cafeteria >
	1:00-4:00	Workshop		
	4:00-5:30	Free time 
	5:30		Return to the hotel 
	5:30-6:25	Dinner			< Banquet Hall >
	6:25-8:00	Free time 
			Students must take a bath during this time. 
	8:00-9:30	Interdisciplinary Workshop 2  < Banquet Hall >
 

DAY 5 August 21 (Tue.)

a.m.	7:00-8:00	Breakfast		< Banquet Hall >			
	8:30		Departure for NWU	< Hotel entrance >
	9:00-11:55	Preparation for the poster session				
p.m.	0:00-0:55	Lunch 			< NWU Cafeteria >
	1:00-4:25	Preparation for the poster session
	4:30-6:00	Rehearsal for the session		
			You should leave WS room by 6:00 p.m. 
			You can leave earlier if you have finished the rehearsal. 
	6:00-7:00	Teachersf meeting  	< Student Lounge at S Hall >
	6:00-8:30	Free time
			Dinner of your choice		
			Students can decide where to eat by groups
	8:30		Return to the hotel	< Hotel entrance >	
			Students' curfew is 8:30 p.m.
	9:30		Students must finish taking a bath by 9:30 p.m.

DAY 6 August 22 (Wed.)

a.m.	7:00-8:00	Breakfast	 < Banquet Hall >
	8:30		Departure for NWU	 < Hotel entrance >
	9:00-9:30	Preparation for the poster session< Memorial Hall >
	9:30-10:00	Message from NWU principle 
			Introduction of supervisors  
	10:00-12:25	Poster Session	   < Memorial Hall >
		 		1stsession:B1,B2,C2,I1,M1,M2,P1
		 		2ndsession::B3,C1, C3,I2,I3,M3,P2,P3
p.m.	0:30-1:25	Lunch 			< NWU Cafeteria >
	1:30-2:10	Workshop Evaluation Meeting
				Biology: 	 Meeting Hall
				Chemistry:  Meeting Hall
		 		Informatics: Student Lounge at S Hall	
				Mathematics: Meeting Area 		
				Physics: 	 Meeting Area	
	2:15-3:00	Evaluation Session	
				Korea:	Meeting Hall
				Singapore:	Students Lounge 
				Taiwan:	Meeting Hall	
				Japan 1:	Student Lounge at S Hall
				Japan 2, 3	Meeting Area
				Teachers:	Meeting Area
	3:10-4:30	Feedback Session 	 
			Questionnaire
	4:30-4:55	Free time		
     	5:00		Closing Ceremony	< Memorial Hall >
       	6:00		Farewell Party		< NWU Cafeteria >
	8:00		Departure for the hotel		
	8:10		Return to the hotel
	9:30		Students must finish taking a bath by 9:30p.m.

DAY 7 August 23 (Thu.)

a.m.	6:00		Departure from the hotel(Singapore group)
	7:00-8:00	Breakfast	      < Banquet Hall >	
	8:40 		Meet at the entrance  < Hotel entrance >
	9:00		Departure from the hotel
			(Korea and Taiwan groups)
		
	Safe journey home!


	Flight Information
	Singapore
		CX 567	Kansai Int  - Hong Kong 9:30 / 12:25 hrs
		CX 735	Hong Kong - Singapore  14:20 / 18:05 hrs
	Taiwan
		CI 157	Kansai Int	13:10
	Korea
		OZ 111	Kansai Int.	12:50
 

5. Cultural Exchange

DAY 2 August 18 (Sat.)

Cultural Exchange 1 Country performance

Time: 2:40-4:15 Venue: Meeting Hall

We will share a time together to learn more about each otherfs culture and history.
Even though we live in the same region of the world, there is still much for us to learn from one another.
Enjoy performance from each country!

	Program:		2:40-3:00	Japan  
				3:00-3:20	Korea
				3:20-3:40	Taiwan
				3:40-4:00	Singapore 

Cultural Exchange 2 Potluck Asian Snack Party

Time: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Venue: Banquet Hall at Hakushikasou

Enjoy Asian snacks brought from each country.
Talk with as many people as possible in English.
Also we will enjoy a gesture game!
Check your group with a chart on the next page.


6. Workshop Information

Workshop1 Biology (B115, B Hall, Faculty of Science)

Workshop 2 Chemistry (A1, A Hall, Faculty of Science)

Workshop 3 Informatics (G401, G Hall, Faculty of Science)

Workshop 4 Mathematics (C432, C Hall, Faculty of Science)

Workshop 5 Physics (C141, C Hall, Faculty of Science)