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Utilizing a spirited game of “Rock, Paper, Scissors”, Ms. Terry’s 9th grade Geography classes learned about three different economic systems used in the world.
Students were given “money” whose individual value equaled 1 M&M. With this “money”, they competed in various games of “Rock, Paper, Scissors” following the economic rules of the various economic systems they had previously studied.
The students had a good time competing against each other and even Mr. Larsen, our Administrative intern, joined in. Students were able to see how each system differed from each other and got a personal glimpse of how the economic systems of Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism work.