The Japan Society

Geography of Japan - Lesson 1

Subject: Geography
Level: Key Stage 3
Age: 11-15 years
Resource Type: Presentations / Lesson Plans / Worksheets

In the first lesson of this unit students learn key features of Japan’s location and geography, including that it is within the Pacific Ring of Fire and on the boundaries of four tectonic plates. They will consider the opportunities and challenges of living in Japan.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the location of Japan.
  • Investigate the hazards and other challenges of living in Japan.
  • Analyse the opportunities of living in Japan.


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