Systems Diagram Activity
This activity relates to the extracting and processing pages
Gold mining is an example of extraction of a non-renewable resource.
Ore is extracted by removing the overburden, digging out the rock then
processing it into gold
Gold mining has positive and negative impacts.
These impacts affect both the natural and cultural environment.
The perception of these impacts varies for different people.
Aim: to develop a comprehensive systems diagram for Macraes Gold Mine
a. Use a whole piece of A4 paper to copy an enlarged version of the
b. Write in descriptive words for each part of the systems – inputs,
processes, outputs and feedbacks
c. Add specific examples for Macraes Gold Mine