Hi Tech industry worksheet by keralaguest

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									Hi-Tech Industries in the UK

Hi tech industries make products such as microchips, mobile phones, pharmaceuticals (tablets & medicine) and
electronics. Name one famous company for each of the 4 products above
A________________________B______________________________C___________________
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Hi tech industries are sometimes called “Footloose Industries” This means that they do not have to locate near to
their raw materials (unlike the Iron and Steelworks we have covered)

Using your textbook as a guide, list 5 factors that are important for Hi tech industries location.

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Hi-Tech industrial location in the UK

Name the 3 main areas that have hi tech industries and state where each one is.

Silicon _________ which is______________________________________
Silicon __________ which is_____________________________________
Silicon __________ which is_____________________________________

Sunrise Industries are __________________________________________________________________________

Sunset Industries are___________________________________________________________________________

Using the map in your textbook, explain why you think the M4 corridor is good for Hi tech
Industries_____________________________________________________________________________________
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On the map below, and using your textbook as a guide, shade in the area called silicon strip and add the University
towns and airports as accurately as you can. Use the key on page 59 to help. Remember to add a key to your map.




From the work you have done in previous lessons, explain the difference between a business park and a science
park__________________________________________________________________________________________
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