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Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies

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relates to the following Social Studies Standards:

    Theme III: People, Places, and Environment

  • Standard G - The student describes how people create places that reflect cultural values and ideals as they build neighborhoods, parks, shopping centers, and the like.

    Theme VII: Production, Distribution, and Consumption

  • Standard B - The student describes the role that supply and demand, price incentives, and profits play in determining what is produced and distributed in a competitive market system.

    Theme VIII: Science, Technology, and Society

  • Standard A - The student examines and describes the influence of culture on scientific and technological choices and advancement, such as in transportation, medicine, and warfare.
  • Standard C - The student describes examples in which values, beliefs, and attitudes have been influenced by new scientific and technological knowledge, such as the invention of the printing press, conceptions of the universe, applications of atomic energy, and genetic discoveries.

 

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