| Lands and People REF 900.21
|| Grolier Global Studies Library REF 910 GLO
Book Encyclopedia of People and Places REF 031.20 WOR
||What Life Was
Like Among Samurai and Shoguns 9512.21 WHA
of a Secret Empire
This PBS companion to the program
about shoguns, samurai warriors, farmers and artisans who were part of a Japanese
renaissance between the 16th and 19th centuries.
The Kyoto National Museum of Japan Online. Read the great
collection of illustrated articles for students and tour their virtual exhibits
of various arts..
Imperial Family of Japan
Lengthy profile of Japanese imperial family and a complete
genealogy from Emperor Jimmu can be located here.
Take a virtual tour of Japan's castles here.
A virtual guide of Edo (Tokyo) 200 years ago when it was the
largest city in the world is offered here.
World Cultures Pathfinder
Contains links to the "World Fact Box"
prepared by the CIA and many other sites about countries.
of the Spirits http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/hokkaido/
The Ainu people settled Japan's northernmost island of
Hokkaido. Learn about them at this companion site to the PBS documentary
called "Island of the Spirits."
Guide to Japan http://www.japan-guide.com/
site contains 200 pages with illustrated, general information about most aspects of modern and
Japan Internet Scavenger Hunt
- by Christy Marrella
Schauwecker's Guide to Japan: History
1. What class is the samurai warrior a member of?
2. What is a shogun?
3. What is Bushido?
4. Which period was the era of peace?
5. What is the tea ceremony?
6. What is the distictive mark of a samuri?
Schauwecker's Guide to Japan: Tradition
7. What should you never do with your chopsticks?
CIA Factbook: Japan
8. What is the Latitude and Longitude of Japan?
9. How much of the land is arable?
10. How much of the land is forest and woodlands?
11. What is the population growth?
12. What is the population of Japan as of July 2000?
13. What is the life expectancy?
14. What are the ethnic groups of Japan?
15. What are the religions observed in Japan?
16. What is the Capital of Japan?
17. How many radios are in Japan?
18. How many televisions are in Japan?
19. How many airports are in Japan?
The Imperial Family of Japan
20. Who is the current Emperor of Japan, and write his entire name?
21. Who is the current Empress of Japan, and write her entire
22. How many children do they have and what are their names?
Castles of Japan
23-24. Please take a virtual tour of two Castles and give their location,
name, and what they are also known as.
25. Tour one other site not listed and give a three sentence summary of
what was on the site.