Basic Economics – What Are Needs and Wants


Basic Economics – What Are Needs and Wants

This US Economics What Are Needs and Wants Printable Worksheet are perfect for establishing a base for what social studies students should be learning. It helps social studies students to understand how to distinguish needs from wants. The What Are Needs and Wants printable worksheet perfect for solidifying social studies students understanding if you are currently or planning on teaching this principle in your social studies class or social studies lesson plan.
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About the US Economics What Are Needs and
Wants Worksheet

This is a really simple printable worksheet that will illustrate some simple examples of needs and wants. It’s important to understand the difference between what an economic need is and what an economic want is. Often times, we think about our most prized possessions being a need. The truth is, if it is not essential for us to live, it is in fact an economic want regardless of how convenient it makes our lives.

Understanding the Difference Between Needs and Wants

Needs are things that human beings need to survive and live. They include things like water, shelter, and food

Wants can pretty much be summed up as everything needs are not. Nice cars, cell phones, computers etc.

Who this Worksheet is Good For :

The US Economics What Are Needs and Wants Worksheet for Kids are great for social studies students in Kindergarten, Elementary School, and Middle School.