World Connection: Japan
Step 1. Questions
Did you know?
Japan is home of the Horyu-ji temple, the oldest wooden building in the world!
Sail west from the United States, and you may come to Japan. Japan is a country of islands. Most Japanese live on one of the four largest islands. All of the islands were made by volcanoes!
Over the past 50 years, Japan has become very wealthy. Companies in Japan make cars, cameras, stereos, and many other products. They sell these products all over the world.
Japan has a long history and a rich culture. In this E-Journal project, you will report on life in Japan. Here are questions to research.
Visit the following Web sites. You may also learn about Japan from books at the library.
- How large is Japan? Is it very crowded?
- What kinds of fine art and crafts are made in Japan?
- Where do people in Japan get their food? What kind of foods do they eat?
- How does life in Japan compare and contrast with your life in the United States?
Step 2. Research
Research answers for the questions you were asked in Step 1. Visit these Web sites. Take notes about them on this page, too!
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