Short video on Weber's industrial location theory

We will have a quiz on the video after all the snow days.

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Hitching A Ride On The World's Biggest Cargo Ship

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Why do competitors open their stores next to one another? (Tertiary locational theory)






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Renewed Attraction to Traditional Regions
-Article shows the efforts of factories in the United States trying to increase the manufacturing sector of our economy.



Click on link below to see some of the parts that go in to this vehicle.
Click on link below to see some of the parts that go in to this vehicle.


BMW X3 parts









Extra Credit:
Complete the chart by comparing the location theories of Weber & von Th√ľnen, focusing on resource & market dependence w/accounts of economic globalization that accent time-space compression & the new international division of labor. (this can be printed or done by hand on notebook paper)
The links below give you more info on Weber.
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/weber.htm
http://www.csiss.org/classics/archive/lect15.htm

Extra Credit opportunity #2