003 - Hubs

Factual Question

What is a hub?

What factors are needed to create a hub?

Debatable Question

Analyse the impact that economic hubs have?

Key Terminology

            • Hubs
            • Nodes
            • Impact

Define the words above using the useful links below:

Useful Links:

Activity One - Describe

It is important to be able to describe a pattern by being able to interpret information from a map. Answer the following questions.

      1. Using the map below describe the pattern of global distribution of internet cables.
      2. What reasons can you give for the pattern?

Activity Two - Watch

  • Watch the YouTube clips below and write down the factors that India is using to create their country into a manufacturing and telecommunications hub.

Global Manufacturing Hub

BMW - Made in India

Changing face of modern India

Activity Three - Hubs

Answer the following questions using the map, the infographic below and the resources provided.

      1. How has the access to the internet and mobile phones changed in India?
      2. Compare the internet use in urban and rural India?
      3. Where is Bangalore located?
      4. Why has Bangalore become a digital hub within India? Think about landscape and use the article from the BBC to answer this question.
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Image Two - Infographic showing internet use in India

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Image Three - A map of India