Standards in Economics

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


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Grades: 6-8, 9-12


Name: Economic Growth

Standard: 15

Grades: 4-12

  • Students will understand that: Investment in factories, machinery, new technology, and in the health, education, and training of people stimulates economic growth and can raise future standards of living.
  • Students will be able to use this knowledge to: Predict the consequences of investment decisions made by individuals, businesses, and governments.