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Announcement of "Marine Day" Memorial Events

Last Update : 2017-06-30 13:18

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Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology will organize memorial events of "Marine Day" in order to familiarize the general public with the sea and promote their interest in the sea as well as to introduce cutting-edge education and research activities of our university. We are looking forward to welcoming many visitors. All events are admission free.

Please make sure to bring your hats/caps, towels, water and so on for prevention of heat stroke. Please drink a lot of water to prevent dehydration on the event day.
Each event is subject to change or cancellation. In such cases, the following schedule will be updated and thus, please check the latest information.
Since there is no parking lot, please kindly use public transportation to visit us.

Date and Time

July 17 (Monday & Public Holiday), from 10:00 to 16:00 (Gates open at 9:30.)

Venues

2-1-6 Etchujima, Koto-ku, Tokyo (Etchujima Campus)
4-5-7 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Shinagawa Campus)

We will operate a shuttle bus between Etchujima Campus and Shinagawa Campus (Time distance: approx. 30 minutes, 5 roundtrips).
Please note that you may not be able to ride on a bus in case of exceeding capacity (40 people). In addition, arrival and departure times may change due to traffic conditions.

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Events at Etchujima Campus (Schedule)

Etchujima Campus

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Memorial Events of "Marine Day" in 2016 (Etchujima)

  1. Open model experiment using vertically circulating water tank
    Model experiments using a vertically circulating water tank to estimate the performance of a ship will be open to the public. Venue: vertically circulating water tank at No. 1 Research Building.
  2. Open house of ship operating and performance testing basin and seminar on basin
    Introduction of ship operating and performance testing basin and mini-seminar on basin will be held. Seminar starting time: 11:30, 13:30 and 15:30 (for approx. 30 minutes), Venue: ship operating and performance testing basin.
  1. Open house of refrigerating and air-conditioning laboratory: Heating or cooling
    We will exhibit and explain the equipment used for experiments, training and research on techniques related to refrigeration and air-conditioning such as air conditioners and refrigerators familiar to the public. Venue: refrigerating and air-conditioning laboratory on the 1st floor of No. 1 Research Building.
  1. Open house of computerized marine diesel engine plant for experiment and training
    Our computerized 2-stroke diesel engine plant for experiment training used for student's experiments, training and research will be open to the public, and we will also explain marine diesel engines. Venue: Internal combustion engine technology laboratory at No. 2 Research Building.
  2. Rope work class: Let's make coasters with rope!
    Using rope work to make a mat with a rope, you will make coasters with colored ropes. You can bring coasters home as souvenirs. 10:00 - 12:00 (20 persons); 13:00 - 16:00 (50 persons). Venue: Meiji-maru Museum.
  3. Water experiment and craft class: Let's make a hydraulic ship!
    We will open classes on crafting a model ship with a simple propulsion function and a summary lecture on the model ship. These classes are for children up to elementary school students.10:00 -; 11:00 -; 13:00 -; 14:00 - and 15:00 - (for 50 minutes each). Venue: beside the entrance of the circulating tank for experiment at No. 1 Research Building.
  4. Craft of light
    We will introduce simple electronic craft work with LEDs (Electronic firefly: pin badge). Through this work we will explain electronic technology in the ocean. This activity is for elementary, secondary and high school students (children below elementary school should be accompanied by their parents). Venue: electronic control laboratory on the 2nd floor of No. 5 Research Building.
  5. Pop pop boat and paper craft class
    Maritime Dissemination Society will prepare an open class on pop pop boat and paper craft. Venue: Classroom 114 at No. 1 Building.
  6. Measuring positions precisely with artificial satellites
    You can see that antenna positions can be measured in real time at millimeter level with GNSS (position measurement by satellite). It is also possible to actually experience the measurement. 13:00 -; 14:00 - and 15:00 -. Venue: information and communication engineering laboratory on the 5th floor of No. 4 Research Building.
  7. Pre-exhibition of Etchujima library exhibition "Edo Carried by Ship"
    We will release in advance a part of the exhibition scheduled to be held in October, carry out quizzes on water transportation in Edo, and introduce how Edo was established from the viewpoints of flood control, water use and water transportation. Venue: reading room on the 2nd floor of Etchujima Branch
  8. [Application closed] Orientation cruise on electric boat "Raicho-N"
    1 cruise is for around 30 minutes, capacity of each cruise: 16 people, departure time (schedule): 10:40; 12:40; 14:00 and 15:20. Venue: Pond.
    For cruise details and application, please click here.
    Note:
    Please understand beforehand that the cruise may be canceled due to circumstances such as the weather condition of the day. Please be sure to bring a hat/cap, towel, water etc. for prevention of heat stroke as the cruise will be carried out outdoors.
    The following people are not admitted on cruise:
    1) Those who wear high-heeled shoes or slippery footwear such as sandals;
    2) People with heart disease or those who do not feel well;
    3) Those who are pregnant;
    4) Elderly (those who are difficult to move inside the boat by oneself, or those whose body conditions are found too unstable to secure safety based on the captain's findings).
    *Besides, for safety reasons, the captain may refuse some people's boarding on the day based at his/her discretion.
  9. Application closed Orientation cruise on "Yayoi"
    1 cruise is for around 50 minutes. Capacity of each cruise: 40 people. Departure time (Schedule): 10:30; 12:30; 13:50 and 15:10. Venue: Pond.
    For cruise details and application, please click
    here.
    Note:
    Please understand beforehand that the cruise may be canceled due to circumstances such as the weather condition of the day. Please be sure to bring a hat/cap, towel, water etc. for prevention of heat stroke as the cruise will be carried out outdoors.
    The following people are not admitted on cruise:
    1) Those who wear high-heeled shoes or slippery footwear such as sandals;
    2) People with heart disease or those who do not feel well;
    3) Those who are pregnant;
    4) Elderly (those who are difficult to move inside the boat by yourself, or those whose body conditions are found too unstable to secure safety based on the captain's findings).
    ※Besides, for safety reasons, the captain may refuse some people's boarding on the day based at his/her discretion.
  10. Tour of the Etchujima campus historic sites
    Tours of the Etchujima campus historic sites will be organized five times for about 30 minutes each time. 10:00 -, 11:00 -, 13:00 -, 14 00 - and 15:00 -. Meeting point: General Information Office
  11. The 2nd Meiji-maru photo contest award ceremony
    We will award certificates to the 2nd photo contest winners. Venue: Seminar room at Meiji-maru Museum.
  12. Special exhibition "Sailing Large: Meiji-maru, Tsukishima-maru and Taisei-maru that Supported Commercial Vessel Education"
    As a part of the Meiji-maru Maritime Museum Project, we will introduce the history of training sailboats' activities through photographs of actual trainings and goods/ materials, mainly focusing on Meiji-maru, Tsukishima-maru and Taisei-maru. Venue: seminar room of Meiji-m Museum.
  13. Special public viewing of Meiji-maru, Centennial Museum and Meiji-maru Museum
    You can visit the inside of Meiji-maru, which is one of Important Cultural Properties, Centennial Museum and Meiji-maru Museum. Venue: Meiji-maru, Centennial Museum and Meiji-maru Museum.
  14. The 16th Meiji-maru Symposium
    "Ogasawara Route Established by Meiji-maru: Towards the 50th Anniversary of Return of Ogasawara Islands"
    Registration starts at 13:00 (on the ground floor of Etchujima Hall). Symposium starts at 13:30 (at auditorium on the 2nd floor) and ends at 17:20. Venue: auditorium at Etchujima Hall.
  15. Introduction and entrance exam consultation of School of Marine Technology
    You can listen to introduction of the School of Marine Technology and its courses, experiences of current students, etc. Entrance examination consultation and informal gathering with current students will be prepared (13:00 - 16:00). Venue: class room 2101 (introduction of the School of Marine Technology and its courses) and class room 2013 (entrance exam consultation/information gathering with current students).

Events at Shinagawa Campus (Schedule)

Shinagawa Campus

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Memorial Events of "Marine Day" in 2016 (Shinagawa)

  1. Special public viewing of Museum of Marine Science
    Undergraduate students aiming to acquire credentials of curators will explain the exhibits. Please ask about the must-sees of the museum recommended by prospective curators. Venue: Museum of Maine Science
  2. Fully enjoying the grace of the sea: Marine product processing
    We will introduce the effective use method of fishery resources which are not usually used so much. Venue: Room 102 at No. 3 Building.
  3. Sea and superconductivity
    We will exhibit and explain superconducting motors, superconducting magnets, superconducting coils. We will inform you of the appeal of superconducting technology expected to be applied to marine and maritime sectors, including onshore application such as a linear motor car. Venue: lobby in No. 7 Building.
  4. Creating paper craft of blue whale
    In order to learn the shape of the whale, we will make a paper craft of blue whale from the paper cylinder. 10:30 - and 13:30 -. Capacity: 12 people for each session. Venue: exhibition room on the 1st floor of Museum of Marine Science.
  5. Sea creature touch pool
    You can directly touch and feel sea creatures, i.e. invertebrates such as shrimps, osteichthyes such as flounder and chondrichthyes such as sharks. Venue: in front of No. 6 Building.
  6. Goldfish touch pool
    You can take goldfish in your hand and observe a body of aquatic life. Venue: wood deck in front of Museum of Marine Science.
  7. Let's observe purification experiment at satoumi campus!
    We will do crab fishing and collection of creatures together with parents and children at satoumi campus (crab revetment). We will walk to satoumi campus (about 30 minutes). Appointed time: 10:00. Capacity: 20 people (first come, first served). Please take measures against heat stroke (water bottle, towel, and hat/cap)! Venue: canals around the campus.
  8. Exhibition of fusion of aquaculture and hydroponic cultivation "Aquaponics"
    We will display exhibits on waste-utilizing food production system combining aquaculture and hydroponic cultivation, and explain its mechanism. Venue: Wood deck in front of Museum of Marine Science.
  9. Processing of phytophagous animals, technology to protect the sea forest and introduction of initiatives in various places
    We will organize quiz sessions and explanation on sea weeds and phytophagous animals, and coloring of sea urchin shells for children. We will also organize sessions to introduce the current situation of and measures against rocky shore denudation for adults. We will also introduce phytophagous animals (sea urchin, fish). Venue: entrance of Museum of Marine Science.
  10. Introduction of School of Marine Resources and Environment and its courses & science talk sessions
    We will introduce the School of Marine Resources, Undergraduate Course of Ocean Sciences and Undergraduate Course of Marine Resources and Energy. We will also organize science talk sessions for each course. 10:00 - and 13:30 -. Undergraduate Course of Ocean Sciences: Assistant Professor Kamio Michiya, Undergraduate Course of Marine Resources and Energy: Assistant Professor Takeyama Yuko. Venue: large lecture room
  11. "Osakana Eawase (fish picture matching puzzle)" by Ito Kumataro Archives, Open library
    In order to disseminate the significance of natural history illustration, we will organize picture matching puzzle quiz between the natural history illustration of fish collected in "Ito Kumataro Archives," released this year, and fish pictures. We will present original postcards to participants. Venue: Shinagawa Campus Library of University Library.
  12. [Application closed] Orientation cruise on "Seiyou-maru"
    We will organize cruises inside Tokyo Bay and port orientation for secondary and high school students. Participants will experience rope work and observe creatures (planktons) collected at Sagami Bay by Seiyou-maru.
    1 cruise is for around 1 hour and 30 minutes. Capacity of each cruise: 20 people. 1st cruise: meets at 9:30 and departs at 10:00 (scheduled); 2nd cruise: meets at 13:00 and departs at 13:30 (scheduled). Meeting point: Pond.
    For cruise details and application, please click
    here.
    Note:
    Please understand beforehand that the cruise may be canceled due to circumstances such as the weather condition of the day. Please be sure to bring a hat/cap, towel, water etc. for prevention of heat stroke as the cruise will be carried out outdoors.
    The following people are not admitted on cruise:
    1) Those who wear high-heeled shoes or slippery footwear such as sandals;
    2) People with heart disease or those who do not feel well

※Besides, due to safety reasons, some people may be refused boarding by the captain on the day at his/her discretion.

  1. Introduction of schools and courses (individual entrance exam consultation)
    Individual entrance exam consultation can be received by teaching staff members of the School of Marine Life Science and the School of Marine Resources and Environment (10:00 - 14:00). Venue: rooms 100A and 100B at No. 2 Building.

At Both Etchujima and Shinagawa Campuses

[For those who wish to take entrance examinations] Introduction of schools and courses (entrance exam consultation)

Introduction of School of Marine Life Science, School of Marine Resources and Environment and their courses (individual entrance exam consultation): to be held at Shinagawa Campus
Introduction of School of Marine Technology and its courses (individual consultation): to be held at Etchujima Campus

Poster exhibition and pamphlet distribution of the Contest "Ocean and Fish," organized by Asahi Student Newspaper

Poster exhibition and pamphlet distribution is conducted to participate in the poster contest as a part of cooperation activities with the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science

Student cafeteria and shops

Student cafeterias and shops will be open on the day of the event. We look forward to welcoming you.

Student cafeterias

  • Etchujima: 11:00 - 14:00
  • Shinagawa: 11:00 - 14:00

We will provide a special offer of "TUMSAT Lunch."
TUMSAT lunch is a menu consisting of whitebait croquette, deep-fried dolphinfish, deep-fried rabbitfish directly sent from fishermen's cooperatives in various places, Kesennuma wakame seaweed, etc.
*Above menu is just an example and subject to change depending on the purchasing situation at that time.

Students' Cooperative's Shops

  • Etchujima: 10:00 - 15:00
  • Shinagawa: 10:00 - 15:00

"Spaces for breastfeeding and changing diapers"

Please feel free to participate with small children (spaces will be available from 10:00 to 16:00 at Etchujima and Shinagawa).

  • Etchujima Campus: in front of Auditorium on the 2nd floor of Etchujima Hall
  • Shinagawa Campus: 2nd floor of Hakuyo Hall

For Inquires/

Information

Public Relations Office, General Affairs Division, General Affairs
Tel: 03-5463-1609 (9:00 - 17:00 on weekdays)
E-mail: so-koho@o.kaiyodai.ac.jp

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