U.S. National Standards
N.NCSS. National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (NCSS)
NCSS.7. PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND CONSUMPTION
SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAMS SHOULD INCLUDE EXPERIENCES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY OF HOW PEOPLE ORGANIZE FOR THE PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND CONSUMPTION OF GOODS AND SERVICES.
7.1. KNOWLEDGE - Learners will understand:
7.1.8. The goods and services produced in the market and those produced by the government.
NCSS.8. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAMS SHOULD INCLUDE EXPERIENCES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY OF RELATIONSHIPS AMONG SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY.
8.1. KNOWLEDGE - Learners will understand:
8.1.5. That science often leads to new technology in areas such as communication and transportation, and results in change over time.
N.NSCG. National Standards for Civics and Government (NSCG)
IV.B. What is the Relationship of the United States to Other Nations and to World Affairs? How do nations interact with one another?
IV.B.1. Interaction among nations: Students should be able to explain the major ways nations interact with one another. To achieve this standard, students should be able to
IV.B.1.1. Explain how nations interact through
IV.B.1.1.a. Trade, e.g., buying and selling manufactured and agricultural goods such as airplanes, farm equipment, clothing, food