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Science Stream

Authors Phillip Rowles / Yoshinobu Nozaki / Kazuko Matsumoto
Genres Four Skills / Science /
Format B5 / 136P
Price 2,200yen(2,000yen without tax)
ISBN 9784791972463
Audio Language Amer E
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This comprehensive intermediate textbook brings together several scientific topics that will engage learners’ curiosity and interest regardless of their main field of study. Covering topics such as 21stcentury cloning technology, next-generation thermal power generation, and the use of AI in the world of Go, it will give students practice in the ability to read and digest texts at the 400-500 word level. It also contains a wide range of well-balanced activities such as content comprehension, grammar and vocabulary questions, and writing and discussion, which are cleverly designed to stretch learners’ English ability. Teacher’s materials contain a mini-test for each unit.


Unit 1    Sink or Swim  生存を懸けた大航海

            Survival of the Fittest

Unit 2    Biology of Microbes  微生物が開く未知の扉

            Great Contributions from the Smallest Creatures

Unit 3    The Last Moment Matters  命をつなぐ戦略

            Behind the Survival Race

Unit 4    Owning and Cloning Your Pet  未来を拓くクローン技術

            Animal Cloning Technology

Unit 5    Drift Ice Comes  流氷がやってくる

            Frozen Sea Roles

Unit 6    Linear Precipitation Band  列島を襲う線状降水帯

            Vapor-Feeding Air Mass

Unit 7    Pollution Solution  待ったなしの環境汚染対策

            Breathe in the Air

Unit 8    Natural Hazards  牙をむく自然

            Turning Up the Heat

Unit 9    Between Low and High Tides  海がもたらす再生可能エネルギー

            A Tidal Lagoon in Britain

Unit 10   Underground Source of Energy  地熱の恵みを活かす

             Geothermal Power Plants in Iceland

Unit 11   Fusion Power  太陽の活動を地球で再現

             Unlimited Source of Energy

Unit 12   Ensuring Marine Resources  限りある海洋資源

             Creating No-Take Zones

Unit 13   State-of-the-Art Technology  AI ― 最強の碁打ち

             AI and a Traditional Game

Unit 14   Nature Is Our Greatest Teacher  自然はアイディアの宝庫

             Secrets of Biomimicry

Unit 15   Moon Tunnels  世界が注目、月の溶岩洞

             Discovery of Lava Tubes

Unit 16   Intelligence Driving Our Future  未来へ発進する自動運転車

             Changes in Personal Mobility

Unit 17   Hay Fever Horror  花粉症を知ったうえでの対策を

             Springing into a Fall in Health

Unit 18   Pleasure Threshold  依存をもたらす脳の働き

             Avoiding Drug Addiction

Unit 19   Stem Cell Heaven or Hell  幹細胞研究への期待

             Judgment Day for New Research

Unit 20   4th Dimensions of Insects  次世代フードの有力候補

             Dirty, Dangerous, Destructive... and Delicious!

(total 20 Units)