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4 Production

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Production – Websites:

envirowriters

bbc

greenbiz

science.discovery

manufacturing

madehow

storyofstuff

Program of Inquiry Core
How We Organize Ourselves

An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.

4 Production

Key Concepts: function,
connection, responsibility

Related Concepts: cooperation,
production, roles, networks,
transportation, consumption,
distribution, interdependence

Central Idea:

Production of goods is a complex
system involving people in different
roles.

Lines of inquiry:

  • The process of production for
    different types of goods
  • Human roles in the process of
    production
  • Impact of production on
    humankind and environment
Videos:

http://youtu.be/NVKcISj2LfA

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