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Learning the marketplace
Adventures in capitalism

by CJ Carnacchio

June 05, 2013

Payton Diem (left) debates buying a piece of jewelry from Lorey’on Foster.
Clear Lake Elementary fourth-graders held their annual Economics Fair May 30. They each started their own business and created a product to sell to their fellow students.

The students learned economic concepts such as scarcity, human resources, goods versus services, competition and supply and demand.