Nature of Canada’s Economy. CGC 1D/P1. Key Question:. How does the human environment affect and change our natural environment?. We will be looking at this through 3 different aspects:. Primary Industry Manufacturing Location Factors.
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How does the human environment affect and change our natural environment?
We will be looking at this through 3 different aspects:
Before we move on, we first need an understanding of what makes up the Canadian Economy
people who harvest, manufacture products or provide services.
Consumers:people who use products and services.
(natural resources: air, soil, water, oil, plants, rocks, minerals, wildlife)
Examples of Industries: mining, forestry, oil and gas, agriculture, fishing, hunting, trapping
- process raw materials into industrial products
Industries: Steel mills, paper mills, textile mills, plastic manufacturers, flour mill
Secondary Manufacturing Industry
Industries: car makers, garment industry, furniture makers, industrial bakers
Industries: retail sales, utilities, public administration, communications, health care, restaurants, education
Industries: Scientific research, information technology, consultants,
Decide if the description is an example of either a basic or non-basic industry:
Complete the following work from your textbook:
#’s 2, 3c, 4
Prepare for tomorrow: MINING
Using your textbook
-Provide definitions for the following terms: minerals, metallic minerals, fossil fuels, and industrial minerals (p 326)
-What is the difference between strip, open and underground mining (p 334)