Hypothesis–Experiment Class is, in its simplest terms, a class designed so that students can learn ‘basic, universal scientific rules and concepts’ in an enjoyable way. The key to HEC strategy lies in the particular ordering of sequential problems. This approach, which is the guiding principle of this book, goes to the heart of Dr. Itakura’s ideas.
Biography of Dr. Kiyonobu Itakura
About the editorial committee members
A Collection of Articles and Essays by Kiyonobu Itakura
1 The Process of Establishing Mental Recognition in Science
2 What is the Hypothesis–Experiment Class?
History and Classroom Management
3 Hypothesis–Experiment Class as Democratic Education
4 Memorandum Regarding Hypothesis–Experiment Class
First Appearances and Research History
The Kasetsu Class Album
Appendices: HEC Classbooks (Jugyōsho)
1 Objects and their Weight
2 Force and Motion (1)
3 If You Could See an Atom
4 How Many Legs?