Climate N Asia: COLD winters, warm/hot summers India & Indochina: winters mild, tropical & subtropical, monsoon SE Asia: tropical & rainy China: cold winter & hot summer SW Asia: HOT summer, winter vary-elevation Ms. Ramos
Agriculture Most imp economic activity 60% pop- farming Paddy rice- #1 crop & staple food Sm meat consumption No hog: Muslim Cow sacred: Hindu Ms. Ramos http://www.cultureshocktherapy.com/photo- 44_440.php http://www.foodgps.com/china-islamic-rosemead/ http://www.religionfacts.com/hinduism/things/cow.htm
Trade Japan #1 manufacture in cont Exports high value compared to bulk SW Asia produces ¼ world’s petroleum Goods imported/exported= 1/3 world’s foreign trade Japan ¼ continent trade Ms. Ramos http://online.wsj.com/article/NA_WSJ_PUB:SB1253752863757 36101.html
People & Asia China- lgst pop 100s languages Religion Hindu (1/5) Muslim Buddhism Christian Jews Ms. Ramos http://room755.blogspot.com/2008_10_01_archive.html http://www.china-briefing.com/news/2008/09/01/is-china%E2%80%99s-population-really-13- billion.html
Useful inventions Coinage- monetary system (Lydia) Parchment & paper Wheelbarrow Gunpowder porcelain Ms. Ramos
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