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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:   2.2 Understands how economic systems function.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.2.2 Understands and analyzes how the forces of supply and demand have affected international trade in Washington State in the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Examines how the demand for lumber in Japan and supply of lumber in Washington State has led to a trade relationship.
-Examines how the impact of Japan's demand for raw lumber affects Washington State's lumber Industry.
-Examines how the Pacific Salmon Treaty has affected the harvesting and exporting of salmon.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Contemporary Washington State (1980—present)