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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   7  
  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:   2.4 Understands the economic issues and problems that all societies face.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.4.1 Understands and analyzes the distribution of wealth and sustainability of resources in Washington State.  
 
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Examples
-Examines the effects of economic growth in Washington State agriculture on the distribution of wealth and sustainability.
-Examines the relationship between types of employment and standard of living.
-Examines how the emergence of Microsoft has affected income distribution in Washington State.
-Examines the efforts of the Northwest Indian Fish Commission to co-manage the state's natural resources.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—New Technologies and Industries (1945—1980)