Economics Course Description: 

In Economics High School, students study the how of people, businesses, and governments choose to use resources.  Integrate the six social studies standards of essential content knowledge for instructional purposes.  Identify the types of charts and graphs used in economics, students will describe the impact of scarcity on individuals, businesses, and nations.  Students will describe how world economies are connected.  They will examine and analyze concepts such as basic needs versus wants, using saving money and policy-making versus decision-making.  The difference between money and currency, and analyze what gives money value.  Students will review the role of government in the economy and look at the balance of trade with other countries.