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Why People Work (2006)

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In answering the question, "Why do people work," introduces key economic concepts such as wants, needs, money, economy, goods, services, importing, exporting, etc. Provides a contrast between manufacturing and agricultural communities and the representative jobs in each. Explains that Detroit is a typical manufacturing community that exports manufactured products all over the world.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:10
Why People Work

What is a Community? (2006)

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This program defines community in a global context that includes all countries of the world as well as city and country populations. Stresses that diversity is the fundamental strength of all communities. Gives examples of the services, population, occupations, businesses, and methods of transportation that are available in urban, rural, and suburban communities.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:10
What is a Community?