Activity Report

Activity Report of Open Application Course vol.5

120 high school students from eight countries visit the Kao Museum

Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 5, 120 high school students from eight countries participating in the Third Session of the High School Student Special Course visited the Kao Museum in Sumida-Ku, Tokyo.

This unique museum contains exhibitions of Kao’s diverse creative corporate activities that have contributed to the “culture of cleanliness” since its foundation. In the corners where everyday cleanliness activities from different eras, including bathing, doing laundry, cleaning, and applying makeup were presented, students enjoyed themselves by using the interactive dioramas and touch panels.

Students also learned about the history of Kao in a large exhibition room.
Students enjoyed themselves by trying various things.

In various demonstration corners where skin-moisture?retention levels, hair thickness, etc. could be measured, students tried measuring themselves.

Students attentively listened to an explanation
A student was having his skin texture measured.

In addition to the museum, the high school students visited the Kao cosmetics factory and watched with deep interest as cosmetic products were being packed.