Economics and business / Year 8 / 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 (ACHES032)

Elaborations
  • developing targeted questions to form the basis of an investigation of an economic or business issue or event (for example, ‘How are the prices of products determined through the interaction of participants in the market?’, How should a business respond to an opportunity in the Australian market?, How are consumers rights and responsibilities protected when they make purchasing decisions?)
  • devising the steps needed for an investigation and modifying as required
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Research questions,  Business and enterprise

Teacher resource

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Trade and Investment at a Glance

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