Production Workers

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Video: Production Workers

Learn about the people who make or grow the goods we need—production workers. See how these workers make trucks and houses and grow food for the community. Understand simple explanations of the terms goods and services, consumers, income; and learn why people work.

Student Application

Learn what production workers do and about the goods they produce.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will realize that most people work at a job to earn money; they are paid for the work they do. However, some people volunteer their services without an expectation to receive monetary compensation.
  2. Students will understand that people need to buy goods and services, like food, housing, and utilities. Since each good or ...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Pop enough popcorn for the entire class. Choose several students to count the class members and divide the popcorn into that many bags. Give the other students each a penny, the cost of one bag of popcorn. The students who bagged the popcorn can set up a stand to sell their...

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