Category: Unit 10: Development

Classifying Production…

Classifying Production…


Title: Classifying Production…

L.O: To know how to classify production into different sectors and give illustrations of each…


Task 1: You have until the end of the song to make a list of as many occupations as you can – try and make a wide variety in your list…


Main Development:

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Task 2:

Answer the exam style questions based on the graph above regarding the UK…

  1. Identify the sector that digresses as time and development progresses (2marks)
  2. Describe the trend for each sector as time progresses (3marks)


There are 4 main areas of employment sector within industry…

Primary industry/sector

The primary sector is concerned with the extraction of raw materials. It includes fishing, farming and mining…(source:

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Secondary industry/sector


Secondary industries are those that take the raw materials produced by the primary sector and process them into manufactured goods and products.

Examples of secondary industries include heavy manufacturinglight manufacturing, food processing, oil refining and energy production…(source:

Tertiary and quaternary industry

The tertiary sector is also called the service sector and involves the selling of services and skills. They can also involve selling goods and products from primary and secondary industries. Examples of tertiary employment include the health service, transportation, education, entertainment, tourism, finance, sales and retail.

Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

The biggest area of expansion in the tertiary sector in the UK has been in financial and business services. According to government statistics, 25 years ago one in ten people worked in this industry, now it is 1 in 5.

The quaternary sector consists of those industries providing information services, such as computing, ICT (information and communication technologies), consultancy (offering advice to businesses) and R&D (research, particularly in scientific fields).

The quaternary sector is sometimes included with the tertiary sector, as they are both service sectors. The tertiary and quaternary sectors make up the largest part of the UK economy, employing 76 per cent of the workforce (source:

Task 3: Work through the below task sheet answering all questions…

classifying production task sheet

Use the link below to help complete the task sheet…












Inequalities between and within countries…

Inequalities between and within countries…


Title: Inequalities:


L.O: Identify and explain inequalities between and within countries…

Key Skill Development:




Key Terms:







Starter: Task 1: What do you think these series of cartoons are trying show? discuss with your partner and be ready to share with the class…


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(source: Google Image Search)


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Task 2: Inequality on a global scale…


Key Question:

  1. Explain what the Gini Coefficient is (3marks)

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Key Questions:

  1. Define GDP (PPP) Per capita (1mark)
  2. Describe the distribution of GDP (PPP) Per capita on the map above (3marks)

Why is there inequlaity in the world…? Remember this video..???

Use the above links to answer the following short essay style question…




Task 3: You are to use the resources here on GeoSchooley to conduct a 5W Enquiry style case study of economic inequality within the USA… 

A Case Study Investigation Structure for my Notes…

Where is the case study?

  • Write a description of where you are focusing on – where is the biggest economic inequalities…
  • Include a map of the location with vital geographical points of interest…
  • Produce a sketch map of digital print off (or both) of the location (you should highlight key areas)…



Map of USA on a global setting (source: Google Image Search)


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Map of the US states (source:

Data and visualization…


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When did this situation become an issue? For how long has inequality been around?

  • Dates
  • Duration
  • Include the sequence of events (like a timeline) to show the speed of onset and the pace of management and recovery

Why did it happen?

  • The physical/social/economical geographical reasons why inequality has taken place…
  • What’s its economical setting?
  • Produce a flow diagram to try and summarize the WHY?

Who has been affected?

  • What were the impacts of inequality within the country?
  • Use SEEP to categorize the impacts…





What happened?

  • Describe the management of inequality – before, during and after?
  • Planning, preparation, prediction, hazard mapping, evacuation, warnings.
  • Help with recovery, aid – local, regional and international, role of NGOs.
  • Finally – produce a one paragraph summary of inequality within the USA.

Homework Independent work time:

Using your knowledge and learning from this lesson answer the following 7mark case study example question from an IGCSE paper…


Q. Using an example you have studied, explain why there are inequalities within a country? (7marks)


Development Indicators…

Development Indicators…


Title: Development Indicators:

L.O: To know how to use a variety of indicators to assess the level of development of a country…

Further Guidance from syllabus: Indicators of development (including GNP per capita, literacy, life expectancy and composite indices, e.g. Human Development Index (HDI)


Task 1: Use your ipads or course text book to define the following development indicators in your note books:

  • GNP per capita
  • Literacy Rate
  • Life Expectancy
  • Human Development Index
  • Single Indices
  • Composite Indices




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Main Development:

So what are development indicators…?

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Development indicators are a series of data we can use to compare how developed countries are.For example, we can use life expectancy (how long people live for). In Portugal the life expectancy is 82 years of age, whereas in Niger it is 62. This shows that Portugal is more developed than Niger (source adapted from

Why do we have rich and poor countries?


Task 2: Use The below task sheet to investigate The development levels of The following countries using the indicators we are focusing on…(tasks idea derived from

  • Norway
  • China
  • Portugal
  • UK
  • USA
  • India
  • Nepal
  • Australia

Development Indicators task sheet



Could the fact that France won the world cup be an indicator for Development? Explain your answer…


Homework – independent work time:

Create your own table evaluating single indices development measures and composite indices development measures…You have defined the two in your lesson starter…