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National
Standards in Economics

Below are the National Standards in Economics that most closely relate to the following lesson.


LESSON

What Do You Get for Your $1,818,600,000,000? ~ http://www.econedlink.org/e319

Grades: 9-12


STANDARDS

Name: Scarcity

Standard: 1

  • Students will understand that: Productive resources are limited. Therefore, people cannot have all the goods and services they want; as a result, they must choose some things and give up others.
  • Students will be able to use this knowledge to: Identify what they gain and what they give up when they make choices.