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Diminishing Return

For Students K - 12th Standards
Challenge individuals to compete as many tasks as possible. Lower-level tasks have pupils apply costs and rates to solve problems. Upper-level tasks add algebraic reasoning and conditional probability to the tasks.
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Diminishing Returns

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students play an economics game to learn about the law of diminishing returns. The lesson can be used to link to other concepts. The difference of production and productivity is explored.
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Intro - Costs of Production and Perfect Competition

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Here is a brief introduction to the concepts covered in an economics course unit on the costs of production and perfect competition.
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Funding a Way to the Top

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Review economic vocabulary, presidential election campaigns, and current campaign budgets (2004). Your class will determine how they feel about the amount of money spent on presidential campaigns, they will read an informational article,...
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Spraying Strawberries

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners decide how many times to spray a strawberry crop. They apply marginal analysis and discover the "law of diminishing returns."
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Cry, The Beloved Country Chapters 22-23

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Cry, the Beloved Country comprehension check worksheet, learners respond to 10 short answer questions pertaining to chapters 22-23 of the Alan Paton novel to better understand the novel and the author's craft.
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Revenue, Costs, and Maximizing Profit

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Upper graders explore the relationship between revenue, cost, and profit. They investigate maximizing profit by conducting research in pairs and contributing to a class discussion.
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The Energy Game: Finding Energy Resources

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in a game in which they investigate energy resources, environmental consequences, and prices of resources.
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The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis (Letter 25)

For Students 7th - 8th
In this The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis worksheet, students define six key vocabulary words and answer eight comprehension questions on letter twenty-five.
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Business Economics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore the key issues arising from business growth, i.e. the divorce between ownership and control and the principal-agent problem. They investigate these issues in the context of an attempted takeover of a fictionalized company.
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Production and Costs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the concept of productivity and participate in an activity in which they test their own productivity in making Origami cups. Teams determine how to improve productivity and then discuss factors that influence...
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Business Economics

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the difference between internal and external growth of firms, and various measures of efficiency. They apply these measures to the context of a real business scenario.

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