Explore how businesses approach pricing strategy, evaluate market demand, differentiate their offerings, and how you can apply those learnings to compete in the marketplace successfully. Engage in exciting challenges such as the Spaghetti and Marshmallow Tower challenge. Use your resources wisely, and trade with other teams (countries) for resources you need to complete your project!
Required Textbook and Workbook: “Economics, New Ways of Thinking,” by Roger Arnold, EMC, 2011
(Mondays, 11:20 am – 12:20 pm)
If you like money, you like Economics! Learn about monetary standards, commercial banking, the money market and financial institutions, and more! Examine the impact of inflation and regulation on financial institutions and markets. What goes on in the economy directly impacts all of us!
“The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.” – Karl Marx
“Never complain of that of which it is at all times in your power to rid yourself.” – Adam Smith