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Countries Around the World--Japan
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Welcome to Japan! In this program, students begin their journey in the capital city of Tokyo, where they will attend a traditional festival. Next, students will ride the famous bullet-train, Shinkansen, and see Mount Fuji on their way to the town of Kamakura to visit an ancient Buddhist temple. Throughout the program, students will learn about some of the cultural traditions, history, climate and politics of Japan, including how the emperor was once considered a living god! After dining on sushi, students will travel back to downtown Tokyo for a glimpse of the Emperor's Palace and a chance to play video games in one of the city's massive arcades. A teacher's guide for the series is included. 13 min. CC.