Economics and business / Year 7 / Economics and Business Skills / Questioning and research

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop questions about an economic or business issue or event, and plan and conduct an investigation or project (ACHES021)

  • developing questions to form the basis of an economic or business investigation (for example, ‘Why do people work?’, ‘Why is it important to plan ways to achieve personal financial objectives?’, Why are consumers and producers reliant on each other?, How can a business achieve success in the market?)
  • identifying the steps needed for an investigation and the resources needed
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Research questions,  Business and enterprise

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Australia's wheat exports to Asia

This learning activity consists of a series of online resources supporting students to engage, explore and reflect on Australia's wheat industry and its connections to countries of the Asia region. Students analyse data and information to identify how the Australian wheat industry has responded to the demands of the Japanese ...

Teacher resource

Growing Exotic Fruit - a niche farming enterprise

This unit of work uses the operation of an small agribusiness to explore what it means to be a producer in a small scale business. The unit focuses on the operation of a real-life, exotic fruit farm in northern New South Wales from which fruits are sold to local markets. The units provides five inquiry-based activities ...

Teacher resource

MoneySmart: Teaching resources for secondary schools

This is a suite of financial literacy education resources for teacher and parent use, developed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). MoneySmart Teaching Year 7 to Year 10 secondary school resources are aligned to the Australian Curriculum and the National Consumer and Financial Literacy Framework. ...