Social Studies Standards
Michigan Social Studies Standards as of June 2019.
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Explain and evaluate how people, individually or collectively, seek to bring the United States closer to its Democratic Values.
Identify, discuss, and analyze methods individuals and/or groups have chosen to attempt social and legal change. Assess the effects of civil disobedience, social movements, demonstrations, protests on society and law.
Equip students with the skills and knowledge to explore multiple pathways for knowledgeable, civic engagement through simulations and/or real-world opportunities for involvement.
"Explain the causes and consequences of contemporary population changes by analyzing
"Define the process of globalization and evaluate the merit of this concept to describe
"Analyze the causes and challenges of continuing and new conflicts by describing:
Scarcity, Choice, Opportunity Costs, Incentives – using examples, explain how scarcity, choice, opportunity costs, and incentives affect decisions made by households, businesses, and governments.
Entrepreneurship – analyze the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship and associate the functions of entrepreneurs with alleviating problems associated with scarcity.