Mrs. Clarkson's students are curious: Why does everyone keep talking about the economy? Why is it constantly in the newspaper and on the news? Parents talk about it at the dinner table, and families are dealing with money changes of all kinds. Learn with Mrs. Clarkson's students what economy actually means. Find out about the law of supply and demandwhether in the marketplace or in school. Discover how the economy follows a cycle and how to recognize each phase. Best of all, you may find out how the economy affects your daily life and how you can handle whatever happens next.