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Learning Outcomes

How will we
know when we
are successful?

Understand what the


environment is.
Understand the terms
LEDC and MEDC.
Identify key
stakeholders in the
environment.
Be able to identify at
least three ways in
which businesses
effect the
environment.

Be able to
categorize the
effects of
business activity
into short and
long term.
Be able to explain
to explain the
impact of
environmental
issues in MEDCs
and LEDCs.

Be able to
analyse the short
and long term
effects of the
activities of
specific
businesses on
the environment.

Where do we go
next?

Be able to
successfully
answer past exam
questions.

You will be successful when:


You can write about these issues in relation
to economic growth in the developed and
developing world.

Where to next?
Exam practice.

LO: Understand what the environment is.

What is the Environment?


The environment is the natural The
world,
as a whole or in a
global
particular geographical area, environment
especially as affected by
The local
human activity.
refers to the
environment
refers to the
area around a
specific
location. For
example when
London City
Airport was
expanded the
noise pollution
effected the
residents of
Woolwich and
Thamesmead.

world. For
example
deforestation
of the Amazon
rainforest to
create grazing
land for
McDonalds
means that
there are fewer
trees to
convert CO2 to
O2 which
contributes
towards global
warming.

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.
Explain
one
impact
Past exam
that
questions include
Ryanair
's
expansi
on
plans m
ight
have on
th e
In your books write out 3 of the
environ
ment
questions below and answer them
. (3)
as we watch the video
1. What is the predictor of the
number of hurricanes?
2. By how many degrees does the
average global temperature need
to increase by to increase the
number of Katrina sized
hurricanes?
3. By how many degrees is the
global temperature likely to
increase over the next century?
4. What is hurricane surge?

The devastation
sweeping Americas
southern coast is a
wake-up call to the
world about the
dangers of global
warming.

If this is the answer, what is


the question?

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.

HOW TO PLAY:
You will be given an answer.
You have to figure out what the
question is.
1 point for a funny answer.
5 points for a correct answer

You have 30 seconds to quietly


discuss your answer with your group
Only your team leader may answer
for your group.

If this is the answer, what is


the question?

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.

Extreme weather such as


Katrina sized hurricanes and
typhoons and once in a
hundred year floods in the UK
(which we have had in two
consecutive years) is
increasing, this is linked with
global warming.

What is the question?

What impact is global


warming having on
extreme weather?

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.
1 min - Discuss with your
partner - How might
businesses contribute
towards global warming?

Hint:
What day to day
activities do each of
the following do that
release greenhouse
gasses?

Sainsburys
BP
Rak Academy
Mr Ramsden
Apple
Coca-Cola

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.

Mix and match


activity sheet
10 minutes: Cut out
the environmental
issues, effects and
possible business
responses. Match
them up and, once
checked, neatly glue
them into your
books.

If you finish before


the timer runs out
label each issue
with
a) real businesses
b) stakeholders
who might be
effected by each
issue.

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.
Issue

Effect

Possible business response


The business could open
earlier and stay open longer.
Heavy traffic may mean
Westfield shopping centre has
customers wont make the trip worked with TFL to ensure it is
to the business during busy
easy to access without a car.
times of the day.
More shops operate internet
shopping so that people dont
have to travel to stores.
London City Airport has paid
for triple glazing for residents
Businesses found guilty of
in Thamesmead and Woolwich.
noise pollution receive heavy
It also has a system for
fines.
checking noise levels of
aircraft taking off. Airlines are
fined if they break noise levels.
Many businesses pollute the
air, e.g. lorries, power stations Following the huge success of
and planes flying goods
the Toyota Prius, all the main
around the world. The law
car-producers are looking at
sets strict limits about how
greener fuels especially
much air pollution companies
electricity. General Motors,
can emit. Companies that
Ford and VW are all catching
break the law face hefty fines
up to Toyota.
and a poor public image.
Companies that pollute water
Many businesses have
such as rivers, streams and
reduced the use of chemicals.
oceans are fined. This costs
Organic farming, i.e. without
the company both in lost
the use of pesticides or
profits and customer image. It
fertilisers has increased.
can kill fish and other river
Waste chemicals from industry
dwellers and if it enters our
have to be disposed of
drinking water can cause
properly.
illness and death.
The European Directive on
More offices need to use
waste means that the UK (and
recycling facilities for printer
all other EU countries) had to
cartridges and paper and cut
recover 60 per cent of all
down on power usage by
packaging waste by 2008.
turning off lights, etc.
Composting and recycling are Factories need to find ways to
encouraged, landfill is not.
recycle waste materials safely.

Mix and match


activity sheet

Traffic congestion

10 minutes: Cut out


Noise pollution
the environmental
issues, effects and
possible business
responses. Match
them up and, once
Air pollution
checked, neatly glue
them into your
books.
Water pollution

Recycling

Check your
answers and
glue any
If you finish before
the timer runs out remaining
label each issue
examples
with
into your
a) real businesses
b) stakeholders
book.
who might be
effected by each
issue.

LO: Identify key stakeholders in the environment.

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think who these
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Remember: A stakeholder
is anyone at all with an
interest in a particular
topic.

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Local residents

LO: Identify key stakeholders in the environment.

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might be the
same for the
global and the
local
environment.

Remember: A stakeholder
is anyone at all with an
interest in a particular
topic.

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diagram
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Local residents

If this is the answer, what is


the question?

LO: Identify key stakeholders in the environment.

Local residents
The UK government
Employees
Airlines
UK businesses who import and
export
Pressure groups

What is the question?

Who are the major


stakeholders in relation
to airport expansion in
the UK?

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.

What is resource depletion?

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.

What is resource depletion?


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Wood on the other hand comes


from trees and more trees can be
re-grown when used, it is a
renewable resource.

LO: Be able to identify at least three ways in which businesses effect the environment.

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5 min task: Write an


explanation of why a
plumber should never
want to take old copper
piping to landfill sites.
(Use page 374 to help if
stuck)

The coal
used tod
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formed o
ver 300 m
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years ag
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Extension activity: try to


imagine a world without
coal and oil. How do you
think daily life would
change?

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LO: Be able to categorize the effects of business activity into short and long term.

What is the meaning of short and


long term?

Short term relates to any time period under one year where
as long term relates to time period over one year.
Short term effects of
business activities related
to the environment include:
Employees being
Longer term effects of business
unwilling to work in
activities relating to the
unsafe and unpleasant
environment include:
Global warming
environments.
Resource Depletion
Local residents
complaining about
congestion and noise
pollution.
Fines

3 min task: look back through your


notes from today label any short
term issues ST and any long term
issues LT

LO: Understand the terms MEDC and LEDC.


Less Developed Countries such
as parts of Africa and Asia have
lower economic growth.
Labour and land is cheap here
and western firms often take
advantage of this, however
they can also be politically
unstable and prone to war.
Economic growth measures the increase in money that a country is
generating as a whole.
More Developed Countries
such as the UK, Australia
and the US have higher
economic growth. There
are tougher environmental
laws in these countries and
land and labour costs are
very high.

LO: Be able to explain to explain the impact of environment issues in MEDCs and LEDCs

Less Developed Countries such


as parts of Africa and Asia have
lower economic growth.
Labour and land is cheap here
and western firms often take
advantage of this, however
they can also be politically
unstable and prone to war.
5 min task: Explain one short term environmental issue which is
likely to have a more negative effect on LEDCs than MEDCs.
More Developed Countries
such as the UK, Australia
and the US have higher
economic growth. There
are tougher environmental
laws in these countries and
land and labour costs are
very high.

LO: This will help you to meet red, yellow and green learning objectives.
How do busy airports
Explain one long term
What do you notice
What
through
goods
which
aregoods
being
and one short term
about where the
effect of an increase of
transported
are imported
around
effect
the
majority of goods are
goods being transported
residents
world?
near to the
being transported
by air.
airport?
from and to?

12 mins - EITHER Oil


Write out in your books
and answer one red
question and one yellow
question

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Explain how waste
products from cargo
ships effect the global
environment.

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Explain one ethical issue


that Sainsbury's might
face when flying out of
season vegetables from

Tesco has taken


steps to reduce
the
effect of its
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environment.
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Have you achieved the learning


outcomes?
Understand what the
environment is.
Understand the terms
EDC and NEDC.
Identify key
stakeholders in the
environment.
Be able to identify at
least three ways in
which businesses
effect the
environment.

Be able to
categorize the
effects of
business activity
into short and
long term.
Be able to explain
to explain the
impact of
environmental
issues in MEDCs
and LEDCs.

Be able to
analyse the short
and long term
effects of the
activities of
specific
businesses on
the environment.
Be able to
successfully
answer past exam
questions.

Tidy up
???
???
???

collect all name cards


collect scissors
collect prit sticks

Exercise books in a neat pile in the centre of the table.


Stand behind your desks quietly when you are ready to
leave.

How will we
know when we
are successful?
Where do we go
next?