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Economics

Christy Newman
Recommended Grade Levels: 6-8

In this economics course we will learn the basic concepts of economics. We'll learn about the terms consumer, producer, wants vs. needs, products, etc. We will discuss inflation and recession and how it all affects our money. We will also learn some basic skills to handle our money such as how to use a bank, how a checking account works and how to balance an account. 


Required Text:

Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?, 7th edition, ISBN 978-0-942617-64-1 


$100 per semester