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Industry From the earth to our hands Definition… What is an industry? In your groups, create a definition for industry with your current knowledge of the word… 5 min. Industry Organized economic activity concerned with manufacture, processing of raw materials, or construction (Collins Canadian Dictionary). Industrialization: The development of large- scale production as an important feature in the economic evolution of a country or system (Global Connections). Sectors of Industry Primary sector: – Extraction of natural resources. E.g. farming, mining, fishing. Industry Sectors Secondary sector: – Manufacture of raw materials from primary resources. E.g. food processing, textiles. Industry Sectors Tertiary Sector: – Sale and use of manufactured goods. – E.g. Wal-Mart. Industry Sectors Quaternary: – Not linked to natural resources, but information services. E.g. call centres. Item Analyses: My Pants Primary – Cotton plantation Secondary – Textile manufacturing factory Tertiary – Zeller’s Quaternary – Advertisements Group Work Analyse each item and identify the three or four sectors that brought this product to our hands. Groups of four, examine three items – one item per person; take turns analysing; one person record. (Record who analysed each item). Last 15 min. of class: Present items to the other groups. Fishery Primary resource – P. 255 In your opinion, why do large fishing trawlers continue to deplete the fish stocks, even though it is harmful for future generations? Fishery Secondary – Employment What are some advantages and disadvantages of large companies Fishery Tertiary What does the modernization of the fisheries mean tot the consumer?
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