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Japan
Demographics of Japan
Japan's Economy & Industries
This is Japan
How Japan was born...
Eras
Why Japan?
Ring of Fire
Geologic History
Back in the time of Pangaea, Japan used to be part of the Eurasian land mass.
The theory of Plate Tectonics created by Tuzo Wilson and Alfred Wegener, explains why Japan is where it is today.
-located in Honshu island
- also a volcano
-tallest mountain/volcano in
Japan
-last time it erupted was on 1708
-3,776.24m
Mount Fuji
Sakurajima
Located in Kyushu Island
1,117 m (3,665 ft)
Eruption in 1914 was the most powerful in the 20th century of Japan
Mount Asama
Located in Honshu Island
2,568 m (8,425 ft)
Last eruption was in 2009
Shinmoedake
1,421 m (4,662 ft)
-Located in Kyushu Island
-erupted in
2008
2009
2011
This is where most of the earth's plates are active causing a lot of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, etc.
Known for...
Mangas
Technology
Food
Ancient History
4 Main Islands of Japan
Hokkaido
Shikou
Kyushu
Honshu
Kanji
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Disneyland
Yen
Japan's Cimate
Spring
*very hot and humid
*4 main parts of summer
*early summer
*rainy season
*peak of summer
*summer-end
Fall
*Leaves change colour & fall off
*also known as "harvest season"
*farmers are very busy
Winter
*cold and dry
*used to be known as the season of snow
*snowfall only occurs in the North and mountain areas
Maritime Climate
Summer
You can easily confirm that Japan has a maritime climate
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* most of Japan's vegetation grows
*temperature gets warmer
*difficult to determine average temperature. It varies depending where you are.
RAINY SEASON
GOOD TIME FOR AGRICULTURE
GLOBAL WARMING PREVENTS SNOWFALL
(chion-in) A temple in Kyoto
Japan's Vegetation
*evergreen oaks
*green forests
*desert plants
Sakura (Cherry)
Ume (Japanese Plum)
Matsu (Pine)
Take (Bamboo)
Momji (Japanese Maple)
Hokkaido
Okinawa
Chart of population past and future
How much people live
per km2
Dependency Load
youth dependency rate: 21.1%
elderly dependecy rate: 40.5%
POPULATION GROWTH RATE:
-0.1%
BIRTH RATE:
8.23
DEATH RATE:
9.27
IMMIGRANTS
EMMIGRANTS
127.6 MILLION PEOPLE
TOTAL: 61.6%
Popular Brands
*rice and fishing industry
Market Economy
Robotics
by:Samantha Dungca
Japan's Wildlife
Ussuri Brown Bear
*lives in Hokkaido,Japan
Japanese Monkeys
*can be found throughout the country except Hokkaido
Tokyo Crow
*found in Tokyo,Japan (Honshu)
Red-Crowned Crane
*found in eastern Hokkaido
Religion
Art
*origami
Performing Arts
Traditional Ceremony
Clothing
Food
Japan's Culture
*Shinto
*Buddhism
THE GREAT WAVE OFF KANAGAWA
KABUKI
*form of classical theatre
NOH
*oldest form of musical theatre
BUNRAKU
*puppet theatre
JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY
GEISHA
KIMONOS
*worn on special occasions
HARAJUKU STYLE
*mostly worn by everyday teens
*sushi
*teriyaki
*sukiyaki
ALKATRAZ ER
THE END :)
SOURCES
*japansgeography.weebly.com
*traveltips.usa.toda.com
*web-japan.org/kidsweb/expolre
*japan-guide.com
*japan-talk.com
*lonelyplanet.com/japan/weather
*www.iom.int./cms/japan

GOVERNMENT
Similarities
Japan's Government
Canada's Government
*constitutional
monarchy
*Parliamentary
system
*Unitary State
*central government
controls the whole entire
country's policy
*Federal Monarchy
EMPEROR OF JAPAN
AKIHITO
PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN
SHINZO ABE
*a.k.a sado
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