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Japan

  1. 1. Japan Carolyn F
  2. 2. Map Of Japan <ul><ul><li>Latitude: 35 degrees North </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Longitude: 145 degrees East </li></ul>
  3. 3. 4 Things You Should Know <ul><li>Population: 127,288,419 people </li></ul><ul><li>Total Area: 145,883 square miles </li></ul><ul><li>Capital City: Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>Official Language: Japanese </li></ul>
  4. 4. Clothes in Japan <ul><li>Clothes are similar to clothing we wear in the United States and Western Europe. Most Children in Japan wear uniforms in school. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Food/natural resources <ul><li>Traditionally people that eat at home eat fish and rice, with every meal they drink tea. Mostly, people eat out at restaurants like McDonalds and Denny’s though. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Japanese Babies <ul><li>When a Japanese baby is about 3 days old they go to a special ceremony with lots of friends and relatives. They bring lots presents for the baby. When a Japanese baby is one month old the priest puts the baby’s name in record. That means that the baby is officially part of the community </li></ul>
  7. 7. Famous landmarks <ul><li>A famous landmark in Japan would be Tokyo. It is the capital in Japan and is always very busy. Another Cool place in Japan would be Mount Fiji. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Life In Cities <ul><li>Most people that live in cities Usually live in high-rise apartments. To get to work or anywhere else they take a train or a bus. </li></ul>
  9. 9. History <ul><li>Japan was first found by the first empire named Jimmu. He found it in 660 B.C. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Schools <ul><li>Kids start school in nursery school when they are 3, and then elementary by age 6. Middle school starts at about 12. After that they move on to high school. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Weather <ul><li>In Japan the southern islands usually are warmer than the northern islands are. All of the islands on Japan get plenty of rain. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Martial Arts <ul><li>Kung-Fu is a competitive sport that was only passed down in the family. Now in schools they teach it! It is very good for mental and physical health. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Houses <ul><li>Homes usually have a kitchen and 3-4 other rooms. All the walls of a Japanese house have bamboo strips. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Japan Go to clipart, type in your country, and pick a picture that comes .
  15. 15. Bibliography <ul><li>The bibliography for this power point was written out and handed in to Ms. Olson separately. </li></ul>

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