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Technology and Resources pp. 226- 229 Answer: How can technology being used to increase input from natural resources result in a vicious circle? How does technology benefit your life? How does technology control your life? Which technologies do not provide enough benefit for the cost? What technology can you live without? At least reduce? Cod Fishing What happened to the Grand Banks cod?
Technology and the Northern Cod: p. 227 1) What was one of the biggest factors contributing to the collapse of the cod fishery? What led to this? 2) List some of the most significant changes in technology. 3) Examine the technology and cod fishery timeline on p. 227 – Which do you feel is the most significant advancement which led to the demise of the fishery? Why? 4) Focus on fig. 15.4 p. 228 – answer 1, 2, & 3. Cod "Sounding the Alarm"
Fished Out: The rise and fall of the cod fishery You will create a saga of the 1000 year old cod fishery by creating a timeline that includes a written description. Begin with early explorations of John Cabot and the Vikings up to today. When complete, write a paragraph about the development of the cod fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador. This will be passed in for marks. Watch CBC Archives A fish tale, Life in a cod town, and Cod and Confederation. Fished Out: The rise and fall of the cod fishery
Rise and Fall of cod fishery Answer: How do you think it feels top lose your job or be without employment? What would you do if you were faced with loss of employment? What might be your concerns if you were without a viable income for your family? CBC Archives – Sounding the Alarm, The empty seas of the 1980s, The biggest layoff in Canadian history, cataclysm in the fisheries, and In cod we trust.
Technology and the Northern Cod Fisheries around the World Deadliest Catch 1) Why are there few restrictions on how much fish can be caught? 2) Why would aquaculture show promise for continuing to supply the world with fish?
Technology and Resources p. 230 1) What are renewable resources, and why do we have to be careful with them? 2) What are non-renewable resources, and why do we have to be careful with them? 3) What is sustainable development, and do you think it is important?
Technology and Resources p. 232 Technology Below Ground More Blood on the Coal in '58 Working Man 1) What are robotics? Why are they important? 2) What are minerless mines? What would this mean for jobs and the economy?
Technology and Resources p. 234 Technology and the Forest Jobs versus proper forest management 1) What is clear cutting? Is this a good way to harvest trees? Explain. 2) What is your reason you value your forest? Why is this important to you? 3) Examine fig. 15.17 Answer: What is the benefit of the traditional technology? Modern? Can any harm come from the new technology?
Technology and Resources p. 237 Technology on the Farm 1) Explain remote sensing technology. Is this beneficial? Robots Hard at Work on the Dairy Farm It has been said that technology is a wonderful servant and a terrible master. Explain what this statement means.