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2 Sectors of Industry PowerPoint Presentation Grade Eight Social Studies Jacquet River School

3 Sectors of Industry The audience for this presentation is a Grade Seven class of 15 students. The students are 13 and 14 years old. The venue is a classroom equipped with a Smart Board and student desks. Students will be expected to ask and answer questions during the presentation. The students know that the presentation revolves around employment, but this is an introduction to the topic. Many of the audience members are interested because future employment is a common discussion topic in the classroom. Some members are less interested as nobody at home works. This is an informational presentation that will be speaker led. Students will apply the knowledge they garner from the presentation into topic related activities.

4 Learning Objectives Students will accept that people have always worked and that they too will work one day. Students will identify the four industry sectors and provide job examples for each industry sector. Students will choose a job that they would like to do. They will research and present their job selection to the class using PowerPoint. They will identify which industry sector they work in and what skills they need to bring to their job. Students will interpret data from a chart and answer questions based on the data in the chart.

5 Why people work where they do. All images courtesy of Microsoft Office ClipArt All images courtesy of Microsoft Office ClipArt

6 There are four industry sectors: Primary Secondary Tertiary Quaternary All images courtesy of Microsoft Office ClipArt http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_c3JBI2JPUwww.youtube.com/watch?v=o_c3JBI2JPU

7 Work in primary industry involves harvesting and extracting natural resources from the Earth. Key vocabulary: harvest, extract, natural resources. Name three jobs involved in primary industry. Oil Pump from iStockphoto, Microsoft Office ClipArt Photo from Microsoft Office ClipArt Miner from Microsoft Office ClipArt

8 Jobs in secondary industry transforms natural resources into consumer goods. http://vimeo.com/2258578 Most jobs in secondary industry involves construction and manufacturing.secondary Key Vocabulary: construction, manufacturing Name three specific jobs in secondary industry. All photos courtesy of Microsoft Office ClipArt

9 Jobs in tertiary industry involve individuals providing services to other people. Jobs include people in government, health, education among many others. Key Vocabulary: government, services Name ten jobs involved in tertiary industry. All photos courtesy Of Microsoft Office ClipArt

10 Jobs in quaternary industry involve providing services linked to ideas and information technology. Jobs occur in research laboratories and communications Key Vocabulary: information technology, communications, research laboratories Name two jobs involved in quaternary industry. All photos courtesy of Microsoft Office ClipArt

11 189119512003 Primary Sector52.8%22.6%4.0% Secondary Sector33.8%45.7%20.5% Tertiary and Quaternary Sectors 13.4%31.7%75.5% Source is Statistics Canada, Changing Your World: Investigating Empowerment, p. 64, Sharon Sterling. Over half the workforce is in Primary. Why? Work in Primary sector reduced itself to 4% by 2003? What work is done in Primary Sector that we all depend on. What is it? Explain why the workforce is so much smaller in Primary today than a century ago. What happened? What happened in Secondary Industry that it rose in the first half of the 20 th century and diminished in the second half? What happened in Secondary Industry that it rose in the first half of the 20 th century and diminished in the second half? These are the years the data was collected.

12 Series 1 is Primary Industry, Series 2 is Secondary Industry and Series 3 is Tertiary and Quaternary Sectors combined

13 1) Name the four sectors of industry and the types of jobs involved. Give three examples of jobs for each sector of industry. 2) Why do you think so many jobs occur in tertiary sector? Explain what that says about people in our society today? 3) Which sector has seen constant decline in employment? What can explain this? 4) How much has tertiary industry increased from 1891 to 2003? What explains so few jobs in 1891 and so many in 2003?

14 You will produce a PowerPoint presentation based on your vision of your future job. Your presentation will be 8-15 slides in length. You will provide details on: income, education path, duties, work environment, daily work schedule (example), responsibilities, and potential for promotion. You will write a letter to an employer detailing why you are the best choice for the job you have chosen. Include images and video to enhance your presentation. Make sure you do not overload text boxes with information!


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