"Economics is Everywhere: Applying basic concepts to everyday life"

This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games, and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples. The format is similar to the senior high school seminars, but the economic principles are taught at a more basic level that is suitable for students in grades 7, 8, and 9.

This program is a great complement to many courses including Business Education, Social Studies, and Career Planning.

Topics covered:

  • Scarcity
  • Choice
  • Opportunity cost
  • Marginal decision making
  • Incentives
  • Trade
  • Economic systems