Economic Systems Teacher Resources

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Sample Test: The US Economy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a 20-question multiple-choice test on the United States economy, covering such topics as CPI, the business cycle, real GDP, and industrialization. 
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Political and Economic Systems

For Students 6th - 8th
For this politics and economics social studies worksheet, students utilize their textbook to complete an outline with 10 details pertaining to political and economic systems.
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Chapter 2 - Section 2 Quiz

For Students 12th
There are a lot of factors tied up in the US economic system. Quiz the class on how well they understand the US's economic goals, systems, and infrastructure. There are ten questions to answer.
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Economic Systems of the Incas and Aztecs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Inca and Aztecs created vast economic empires in South America, but how did economics play a role? A simulation activity and reading help scholars evaluate the kinds of markets these great civilizations created. They then consider...
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The Economic System of Medieval Europe

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How are economics and politics intertwined? Societies in the Medieval period used feudalism for both economic and military reasons. The arrangement provided safety and met other needs. Using the included simulation, individuals...
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ECONOMIC SYSTEMS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list and explain the three types of economic systems as well as the three economic questions that every economic society must answer at one time or another. In addition, they identify the five features of our market economy.
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The Future of China's Economic System

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore China's economic system and the future of the system. They define economic terms, research websites to find examples of how China is developing into a mixed economy system and how it competes with the U.S. for...
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An Intersection Of Economic Systems - Euro Versus Dollar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concepts related to the economic system of the European Union by looking at the currency of the Euro in comparison to the American dollar. They compare and contrast the Federal Reserve, International...
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Look! You're Wearing Geography

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore economic systems. In this economics lesson, 6th graders discover global markets. Students work in small groups to identify where their clothing and materials originated. Students locate countries on a map and...
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Our Economic System

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars examine the American economic system. In this economics lesson, students research the organization of American business and determine how business decisions are made.
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Poster: Natural, Capital and Human Resources

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders compare and contrast different resources in an economic system. In this economics lesson, 3rd graders discover how different resources (natural, human, and capital) are used to produce goods and services. Students use the...
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Finance and Responsible Lending

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students learn the characteristics of economic systems through problem solving, communication and representation. In this financial lending lesson, students use math to solve problems dealing with the economy today, to work with their...
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ECONOMIC SYSTEM

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify two American industrialists within the United States during the second half of the 19th century. They use specific examples, compare and contrast how these two industrialists were successful in their market. Students...
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Arkansas- Economic System

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate how the six natural regions of Arkansas work together to form the economic system of the state. They read a paragraph and articles about the state and complete an activity that demonstrates interdependence. They...
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Economic Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and identify the different economic systems throughout the world. In groups, they develop their own economy basd on their own values and principles. They are given a problem scenerio to solve with the components of...
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Elements of an Economic System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the elements of an economic system. Using a circular flow model, they explain the flow of money, products and factors of production. They identify transactions that would occur in the product and factor markets.
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How Has the Constitution Shaped the Economic System in the United States?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the characteristics of market economies. In this United States economics lesson, students analyze the Constitution to understand how it contributes to the market economy established in the United States. Students also...
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Once Upon a Dime

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The story of "Once Upon a Dime" starts like any other fairy tale, but it quickly becomes a story about the value of money and the economic system commonly used before it. Presented as a cartoon, the resource consists of dialogue between...
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Nevada: The State of Sin?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here is the big question: "Why does Nevada base much of its economy on illicit behaviors?" To uncover the answer, the class reads two articles and discusses how the state of Nevada has used its Tenth Amendment rights to build their...
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Comparing American Indian and European Economic Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore Native American culture by examining their economy.  In this financial history instructional activity, students define the European economies as capitalist while finding the opposite for Native Americans.  Students...
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Government Lesson Plan 16

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify different economic systems, compare economic systems by determining how the three basic economic questions are answered in each, and explain concept of mixed economies.
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Focused Learning Lesson: Economics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast all of the world's major economic systems. They are also to catergorize the economic systems in terms of ownership and distribution.
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Country Economic Organization

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the economic systems and organization of another country. They prepare a PowerPoint presentation for the class showcasing their findings.
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Focused Learning Lesson: World Geography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine the distribution of economic systems of the world. They learn the difference between developing and developed countries.

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