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Secondary economic activities

Manufacturing of unprocessed raw materials into finished goods

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Tertiary economic activities

Providing a service with these materials
Eg. Teaching, hairdressing and nursing

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Renewable resource

These resources can be used again and again

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Non-renewable resources

These resources will eventually run out

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Sustainable exploitation

When a generation uses a resource for its needs with out thinking of further generations

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The water cycle: step 1

Evaporation

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Water cycle: step 2

Vapour rises forming clouds

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Water cycle: step 3

Precipitation

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Water cycle: step 4

Surface run-off

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Irrigation

When water is provided in places where crops will not normally get it, eg sprinklers

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Desertification

Spreading of deserts

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Causes of deforestation

Deforestation
Animals over grazing
Global warming

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Primary economic activities

Unprocessed raw materials are produced from the earths rocks, soils and water