Comparing crime rates - (can choose variables to compare) - http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/cri_rap_percap-crime-rapes-per-capita

http://www.oecd.org/document/61/0,3746,en_32252351_32235731_46567613_1_1_1_1,00.html
































Japanese History -

Japanese Colonization prior to WWII


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Japanese Art in the Edo Period

Step 1. Watch a woodblock artist - (link)

Step 2. Link for trying your own woodblock print.

Step 3. Working with a partner/small group, choose one image in each of the following categories (1-Mt. Fuji or any other nature-themed landscape or print, 2-man, 3-woman, 4-Japanese architecture/building) and create a short keynote with one slide per image. Be ready to explain why you chose each image. Here are some online galleries for Japanese woodblock prints - Gallery 1, Gallery 2, Gallery 3.

Art Representing Japanese and American Views of Commodore Perry's Arrival in Japan

MIT - Visualizing Cultures link - click on Visual Narratives button and use slider bar at bottom to scroll right.