Economics and business / Year 10 / Economics and Business Skills / Questioning and research

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop questions and hypotheses about an economic or business issue or event, and plan and conduct an investigation (ACHES055)

  • establishing questions to form the basis of an economic or business investigation into an issue or event, such as ‘Why do standards of living differ within an economy?’, or formulating a hypothesis such as ‘Responding to an upswing in the economy with expansionary measures will improve business productivity’
  • devising the steps needed for an investigation, and evaluating and modifying the plan or adjusting the research focus as appropriate
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Research questions,  Business and enterprise

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Teacher resource

From Citrus to almonds

This is a unit of work about the Australian almond industry. It contains a inquiry sequence that includes: background on the almond industry, a short case study of an Australian almond orchard that has transitioned from citrus to almonds; an data analysis activity exploring the growth of the Australian almond industry and ...

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. ...