Sustainable Market Day

Students will explore needs, wants, good and services as well as research and discussion about being a thoughtful consumer. Students will then design and sell a product to their classmates.
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Standards Aligned

Next Generation Science Standards, Social Studies (C3), Common Core ELA

Community Partner(s)

Community Business Owners

Essential Question

How can you make thoughtful purchasing decisions that minimize your impact on the environment?  

Enduring Understanding

  • You can choose to buy items that are less likely to harm the environment. 
  • Businesses can both make profit and support their community.
  • Consumers have a duty to purchase goods and services that don’t negatively impact their environment.
  • Goods and services can be acquired in many ways for reciprocal benefit.


Learner Level Elementary

Primary Content Social Studies, Science, Engineering