Studying Japan

We are studying Japan after completing North and South Korea as part of Unit 2 of our academic year. We studied Japanese history and geography.

We listened to following talks of Shri Mataji:

  • 1995-0301 Arrival and Talk, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1994-0418 Public Program, Tokyo, Japan

We read following books: 

  • Sadako and The Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr (Listen to Arjun’s summary of Sadako and her paper cranes)
  • The Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck
  • The Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson
  • Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun by Rhoda Blumberg
  • Born in the Year of Courage by Emily Crofford

Arjun created following haiku titled “Global Warming”:
Carbon increases,
Hurricanes, fires, whirlwinds rage;
Still slaves of money.

We saw following movies:

  • Tuna Girl on Netflix
  • Tokyo Trial on Netflix (Arjun watched it intermittently but I enjoyed it.)

Arjun did following Japan inspired artwork:

We ate following food that we bought from Kroger:

We made the following Japanese food:

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