Prof. Mariluz Maldonado Rodríguez 3rd Secondary School GeographyObserve and thinkWhere were these photos taken?How do the people in each photo meet their needs?Which people do you consider more developed?Who would live better if money suddenly disappeared?What is economic activity?People need food, clothes, a place to live, medical attention and so on (remember the Maslows hierarchy ofneeds). Economic activities are all the process used to obtein the goods and services that people need.There are three phases in the economic activity: 3. All the goods and services that people buy to satisfy their wants and needs. 1. All the goods and services which are created 2. The process of moving goods and as a result of an economic activity. services from the place of production to the consumer.
Prof. Mariluz Maldonado Rodríguez 3rd Secondary School GeographyHow did the payment system start?Throughout history, several different forms ofpayment have enabled people to buy things.Payments started out in a significantly moreprimitive state, but this brief history will give you anidea of how far our methods of payment havecome.1. Talk with your partner: From your point of view, what is the best method of payment? I think/I believe that the best method of payment is... Why do you think/believe that? Because...2. What are the three phases of economic activity?3. Which form of payment are most common inSpain today? Would it be possible to use the otherforms?