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Economic Lowdown Video Series

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Designed for high school and college-level classes, a collection of 12 resources covers topics in economics, banking, and monetary policy. Students investigate supply curves, the law of demand, market equilibrium, and the labor market....
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GDP Data: Is the Economy Healthy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does the economy needs a check-up? Scholars analyze the gross domestic product (GDP) to determine the overall health of the current economy. They use a short video clip as well as economic data to determine the current growth of the...
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GDP Deflator Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is a GDP deflator, and how do we calculate it? Support your learners through this process using this video as a resource, which explains step-by-step how to work with an equation calculating not only the GDP deflator, but also...
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Justice & Home Affairs Policy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this European Union worksheet, high schoolers respond to 8 short answer questions that about the European Union's justice and domestic policies.
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Chapter 7: Measuring Domestic Output, National Income, and the Price Level

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young economists will enjoy this approachable and informative presentation. It is full of helpful graphs and definitions. Especially interesting will be the graph that measures the global perspective of the underground economy as a...
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Inflationary and Recessionary Gaps with Fiscal and Monetary Policy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Where does the long run aggregate supply curve in graphs of an inflationary and recessionary gap? Check out this video for instruction on this process, as well as to learn about the motivations behind monetary and fiscal policy in...
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Policy Issue Report

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Acting as executive agencies preparing reports to present to the public, your learners will use these detailed project guidelines and choose from a wide range of policies (i.e. NAFTA, national health care, Israeli relations, and global...
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Fiscal Policy and Stimulus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A country with high recessionary and inflationary gaps has several options to stimulate growth. A video focused on fiscal policy inspires young economists to explore the ways a government can influence, regulate, and stabilize (or...
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Nominal and Real GDP

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can we provide a true measurement of GDP when dollar values increase over time as a result of inflation? Review the concept of nominal versus real GDP with your class members with this quick and informative video. 
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Foreign Policy: War

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between foreign and domestic policy? What are the primary differences in what the United States hopes to accomplish through foreign aid, the military, and the creation of treaties? Your class members will examine...
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Truman's Domestic Policy

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this presidential history lesson, students examine sources that require them to analyze the domestic policies...
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The New Deal: Domestic Policies (3)

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the domestic policies of the New Deal. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The New Deal: Domestic Policies (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history activity, students answer 20 fill in the blank questions regarding the domestic policies of the New Deal. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Fiscal Policy: Non-Discretionary vs Discretionary

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Review the difference between discretionary and non-discretionary fiscal policy, and the various types of government actions that belong in each category.
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Refugees: International Law and U.S. Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the ways America has opened its borders to international refugees, and the ways other countries have been more or less welcoming, with an informational passage about United States and international policies on refugees. After...
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The Fiscal Cliff

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the fiscal cliff, what does it imply, and why are some people fearful of it? This video uses President Obama's proposed budget proposal of 2013 and that of republicans to provide a context for understanding the fiscal cliff. The...
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Chapter 12: Fiscal Policy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Uncle Sam wants YOU...to understand fiscal policy! With clear bullet points and informative graphs, your budding economists will understand the finer points of fiscal policy and its implications within the American economy, as well as...
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GDP and Fiscal Policy Monopoly

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Using the classic game of Monopoly and a revised set of rules provided in this resource, your class members will discover how GDP is calculated and practice enacting expansionary or contractionary fiscal policies. What a great way to...
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Economic Data Lesson: Economic Policy Options

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you make decisions that will impact millions of people around the nation? Scholars research the role of the Federal Reserve, and its Chairman, on the economic outlook of the country. They analyze current trends in unemployment,...
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Graphing Monetary Policy Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
In the second half of an instructional video on graphing the money market supply graph, Mr. Clifford explains to macroeconomic students how the money market affects aggregate demand with an inflationary gap, and how the Fed reacts when...
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Cold War Conflict in Vietnam: The Vietnam-Era Presidency

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Comparing and evaluating various media types is a great way to build critical analysis skills. Learners read about the Vietnam era presidency, specifically the foreign policy established by Johnson and Nixon. Then they compare several...
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Macroeconomics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Get out of the textbook and into real economic issues with an innovative video. Crash Course Economics takes learners through a tour of macroeconomics and applies the three major factors of macroeconomics—gross domestic product,...
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Fiscal & Monetary Policy Writing Exercise

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this economics worksheet, students follow the provided instructions to write an essay that refers to fiscal and monetary policies.
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The New Deal: Domestic Policies (1)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive American history instructional activity, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions regarding the policies of the New Deal. Students may check their answers immediately.

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