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Production and Consumption

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Production and Consumption- There is a fundamental conflict between unlimited economic needs and wants, and limited natural and human resources.

Enduring Understandings

  • Students will understand that there are different economic systems that distribute goods and services.
  • Students will understand that limited resources will determine how peoples’ needs and wants are met.
  • Students will understand that scarcity of resources and inequality of distribution creates conflict.
  • Student will understand that economic choices have intended and unintended consequences.


Essential Questions

  • How do different economic systems distribute goods & services?
  • Why do different economic systems distribute goods & services the way that they do?
  • How do people determine the difference between needs and wants?
  • How does the scarcity of resources affect how people value them?
  • How does scarcity of resources cause conflict between people?
  • Why do economic choices result in a variety of consequences?
  • What is sustainability and why is it important?

 


 

Production and Consumption- There is a fundamental conflict between unlimited economic needs and wants, and limited natural and human resources.

Enduring Understandings

  • Students will understand how different economic systems produce and distribute goods and services.
  • Students will understand that scarcity of resources and inequality of distribution creates conflict.
  • Student will understand that economic choices have intended and unintended consequences.


Essential Questions

  • How do I get what I want?
  • Why do different economic systems distribute goods & services the way that they do?

 

  • How do people determine the difference between needs and wants?
  • How does the scarcity of resources affect how people value them?
  • Why do economic choices result in a variety of consequences?
  • What is sustainability and why is it important? (Grade span - C.A.R.E.S.?)
  • How does the distribution of resources result in conflict, competition, and / or interdependence?
  • Why have different economic systems...

 

 

Comments (3)

Lfliegelman@OSSU.org said

at 1:18 pm on Jun 21, 2012

We love the Big Idea!

Lfliegelman@OSSU.org said

at 1:25 pm on Jun 21, 2012

There should be some reference to interaction or interdependence.

Melissa Piscitelli said

at 1:38 pm on Jun 21, 2012

Looks great,

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