Connecticut Core Standards
CT.SS.6-7. WORLD REGIONAL STUDIES
6-7.2. DIMENSION 2: APPLYING DISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS AND TOOLS - In Grades 6-7 World Regional Studies, the focus is on the disciplinary concepts and skills students need to understand and apply as they study geography. These disciplinary ideas are the lenses students use in their inquiries, and the consistent and coherent application of these lenses in Grades 6-7 World Regional Studies should lead to deep and enduring understanding (C3, p. 29).
GEO 6-7.10. Explain how the relationship between the environmental characteristics of places and the production of goods influences the world trade.
Exchange and Markets
ECO 6-7.3. Explain how changes in supply and demand cause changes in prices and quantities of goods and services, labor, credit, and foreign currencies.
The Global Economy
ECO 6-7.6. Explain barriers to trade and how those barriers influence trade among nations.
ECO 6-7.7. Explain the benefits and the costs of trade policies to individuals, businesses, and society.