In this hands-on program, students explore the community as a whole, with more emphasis on goods & services, producers & consumers, government, economics, and geography. Students relate these concepts to their own community and to others in the U.S. and world.

  • Understand how various sources provide information about the past.

Geography and Environmental Literacy
  • Use geographic representations, terms and technology to process information from a spatial perspective.

  • Understand the effects of humans interacting with their environment.

Economics and Financial Literacy
  • Understand basic economic concepts.

Civics and Government
  • Understand the purpose of governments.

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of citizens.