Instructions:(10 points): Write a minimum of 220 words. (5 points): Write clearly and use academic

Instructions:

(10 points): Write a minimum of 220 words.
(5 points): Write clearly and use academic writing. 
(10 points): What was something new that you hadn’t known before?
(15 points): How do you see Japan’s natural resources and energy supply connected to other aspects of what was covered in both chapters? (Or maybe there is no connection? If that’s the case, please explain why there are no relations). Consider natural resources and energy in context to geology, geography, population dynamics, economics, ecology, human health. and societal needs. 
Cite the author and page numbers you refer to. 

Grading Rubric at a glance: 
Discussion and Reflection Post (40 points)
Respond to the discussion prompt for the week.  
Cite the author and page numbers you refer to. (15 points) 

Prompt: What was something new that you hadn’t known before? Cite the author and page numbers you refer to.

Citations:

Karan, P. P. (2005). Japan at the Crossroads: Grappling with Changes (Ch. 1, pp. 1-8). Japan in the 21st Century: Environment, economy, and society. University Press of Kentucky.

Karan, P. P. (2005). Environmental Challenges and Constraints (Ch. 2, pp. 9-49). Japan in the 21st Century: Environment, economy, and society. University Press of Kentucky. 

P.S. Thank you so much!