Presentation on theme: "Economics Introducing Key Vocabulary. Do Now: Want vs Need Draw a picture of a want. Write definition underneath. Draw a picture of a need. Write definition."— Presentation transcript:
8/18 Do Now: What are the factors of production? What is a market? What is the difference between a factor market and a product market?
Adam Smith Who was adam smith and what was he famous for? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbFCUsVG-do https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBifN69gcKY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulyVXa-u4wE Page 18: Examining The Profile Question 1 and 2
Group Work: Starting a business In small groups, decide on a business you would like to starts. You must include 1. The Name 2. Answers to the 3 economic questions 3. Explanation of your factors of production Everything must be written. Be prepared to share You have 20 minutes
8/20 Do Now: Economics Write this definition: Economics is the study of production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services Write what it means in your own words.
Economic Decisions Scarcity forces us to make decisions. Us= Individual People Us= Our Society Us= Our World
Trade-Off Alternative choice when making an economic decision Parents can stay home with their kids or Parents can go to work
Opportunity Cost Cost of next best alternative Can be time, money or resource Parents can stay home with their kids: He looses the income Or Parents can go to work: He loses the time with his kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwOYLV-L7pc
Cost-Benefit Analysis Comparison Compares the cost of a decision to the benefit received for that decision. How much time does the parent lose, is it worth not having income
Standard of Living Quality of life based on wants and needs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkxq7BeX0O4