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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   12  
  EALR:   2. ECONOMICS The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.  
  Component:   2.1 Understands that people have to make choices between wants and needs and evaluate the outcomes of those choices.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.1.1 Analyzes how economic choices made by groups and individuals in the global economy can impose costs and provide benefits.  
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-Examines how choices made by businesses in China to produce low-price consumer goods affect economic opportunities in Washington State.
-Examines the costs and benefits of Boeing's decision to produce the Dreamliner.
-Examines the costs and benefits of the outsourcing of steel production for residents in the United States.
-Examines the costs to and benefits for U.S. residents on Intel's decision to outsource the production of computer chips to China.
-Evaluates the costs and benefits of individuals' decisions to buy a hybrid automobile, boycott Nike, or purchase only shade-grown coffee.
Suggested Unit
  • CWP—Globalization and the Economy