The Economics And Business books are specifically written for 10-11 year olds and is linked to the Australian National Curriculum.
The Year 5 book contains activities that help students to differentiate between needs and wants; understand how countries use natural, capital and human resources; and look at factors that influence the behaviours of the consumer.
The Year 6 book is designed to help students become more responsible as consumers and encourages students to consider the advantages of buying products which are Australian and environmentally friendly.
It asks them to think about family spending, the need to budget, and appreciate that resources are not limitless.
Key economic terms, such as trade-offs and opportunity costs are taught by asking students to think about how these concepts relate to their own lives.
The final section of the book focuses on differentiating between businesses and industries.
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