Where in the world is Japan?
Learning Outcome: To extend my mental map and sense of place, I can interpret information from different types of maps and am beginning to locate key features within Scotland, UK, Europe or the wider world. SOC 2-14a
Skill for Learning:
· Application – I can use maps to locate specific places and show this on a blank map.
Skill for Work:
· Organisation – We can organise ourselves with jobs to keep us on task in order to complete it on time.
We are going to be learning about Japan so we need to be able to locate it on a world map. We also need to know the main cities, rivers and mountains of Japan. Where is Japan in comparison to Scotland? How many continents does Earth have?
Your group must complete a world map and a map of Japan, identifying the main countries, oceans, continents etc. By the end of this task you should be able to name Japan’s capital city and some of Japan’s rivers and mountains. You should know some interesting and fun facts about the capital city.
- The map of the world should ne beat, attractive and must include:
- a title
- a compass
- label the 7 continents
- label the 5 oceans
- label Scotland
- label Japan
- label any other countries of interest (you may have visited them
2. The map of Japan should be neat, attractive and must include:
- label the nearby countries
- label the major islands
- label the major cities
- label the surrounding bodies of water
3. You write approximately 100 words about Japan’s capital city, explaining some interesting and fun facts about what the city is like.
Please use the websites below to find the information you require.
Watch the video below to learn more facts about Japan’s capital city.