Econogeography

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
This lesson will have students examine factors that influence economic choices, such as scarcity and opportunity costs while looking at how geography determines what is produced to “sell”.
Author: 
Danna Lagerquist
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface
15: How physical systems affect human systems
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources