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4 Commerce

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Commerce – Websites:
ebay wpecommerce smallbiztrends
businessinsider udel daddu
informationisbeautiful xe ptm
bea econsultancy amazon
Program of Inquiry Core
How We Express OurselvesAn inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of aesthetic. 4 Commerce
Key Concepts: function, causation, connection, change

Related Concepts: communications, employment, production, cooperation, systems (organization), consumption, distribution, poverty, wealth

Central Idea: Trade and commerce are mechanisms that allow for the exchange of goods and services.

Lines of inquiry:

  • The origins and history of trade
  • The development of money as a medium of exchange
  • Organization of trade
  • Fair trade
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