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Economics: Goods and Services

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the production of goods and services and the development of economic systems. After discovering how scarcity drives production, they identify people in their communities who produce goods and services. Next, students...
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Financial Plans

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students create an economic system based on responsibility and caring. In this economics and character lesson plan, students receive Character Currency and practice using the money for a good cause. Students brainstorm charities they...
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Mr. Yamada’s Tips for Success on Current Events Commentary: Macroeconomics

For Students 11th - 12th
In this economic systems worksheet, students read and follow the provided 5 tips to locate, analyze, and discuss macroeconomics current event issues. 
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Economic Geography

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate economic geography through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about and compare economic systems, examine the role of natural resources and infrastructure, and are introduced to GDP and GNP statistics. They take...
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Sample Test: Economics

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
From scarcity and marginal benefits and costs to economic systems and GDP, this 22-question multiple choice test covers some of the most fundamental concepts of economics.
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Market Economy: Crash Course Government and Politics #46

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In a true market economy, the government has no role—or does it? Scholars investigate the role United States government and politics play in the economic system of the nation. The 46th video in a 50-part series introduces the concept of...
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Unit 7 Chapter 16-17 Test Review: Global Economy

For Students 11th - 12th
International trade and the world economics are great topics in any economics class. Provide a study guide that will ensure your kids are on track when preparing for the next exam on the global economy. There are 34 questions related to...
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Circular Flows

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To study circular flow, learners use the plans to trace through a series of interconnected economic and financial flows to explain the workings of the American economy. They use the model developed to comprehend the effects of Federal...
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The world As a Global Community

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders role-play as manufacturers of various shapes which they then take to the bank for deposit. They discover how trade can benefit or prevent economic development in different countries and they discuss how the global...
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When Capitalism is Great and Not-so-great

For Students 8th - 12th
Comparing and contrasting Capitalism and Socialism, this lecture outlines many nuances between the two economic systems, including the ideas of meritocracy and "fairness." A discussion about the effects of either system gone "unchecked"...
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Economics Quiz: III

For Students 11th - 12th
Were your kids listening in class? Find out with a pop quiz! They'll have to get busy to answer each of the 10 question on US economics, capitalism, consumerism, and private enterprise.
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How can we ensure economic growth in the United States? We need to reevaluate the economic system we're currently working with. So what is the alternative? Some key speakers share their opinions on the issue here, in the conclusion of...
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The Stock Market: Risks & Rewards

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In order to better understand the US economy, learners read and interpret stock market price reports. They define profits and explain the role of profits in the American economic system for both firms and individual investors. Several...
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Reaganomics: A fix to the unemployment and inflation of the time

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
The 1980's was an interesting time for the American economic system. This presentation relates the lead to and the effects of Reaganomics, Trickle down economy, and Clintonomics. Embedded links, works cited, and images are included. A...
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Take Note of Our Economic Terms!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students develop definitions for words related to economics through teacher directed deductive reasoning. Students write definitions on the computer in order to improve the use of technology skills.
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The Story of the Federal Reserve System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Prevent the Federal Reserve System from becoming a dry topic for your middle and high schoolers by using an informative, engaging resource! The cartoon takes your class on a journey with aliens from the planet of Novus to observe the...
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Macroeconomics 15 Minute Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Don't underestimate the amount of content you can review in under 15 minutes! Watch as this familiar and savvy economics instructor provides an overview of all macroeconomics, from scarcity and the production possibilities curve to trade...
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The Story of the Federal Reserve: Middle School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading the charming cartoon about the United States Federal Reserve, pupils often need to complete activities to retain their learning. The resource does a wonderful job of using class discussion and various written exercises to...
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The Economics of Ghostbusters

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How do the men of Ghostbusters represent entrepreneurship, the market economy, and government oversight? This video provides unique insight into the risks of startup companies, as well as the foundational features of a market economy,...
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Tale of the Tape: Predicting Long-Term Economic Growth on the Korean Peninsula

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Korean economy. In this economics lesson, students compare and contrast the command and market economies of North Korea and South Korea as they examine data.
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Bead Game Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students have the opportunity to participate in the three basic economic systems, (market, command, and tradition).
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The Business of Agriculture

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore the importance of agribusiness in the US economy. They play one game where they sort and discuss the importance of agricultural commodities. They also play the game Pit to better understand how agricultural products are...
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Green Eggs and ...Economics?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars use four different children's books by Dr. Seuss to analyze microeconomic concepts. Group presentations and research help them better understand simple economic concepts through simple stories.
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An Intro to Keynes’s The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How quickly can an economy recover from a shock? John Maynard Keynes challenges the classical economist view of a self-correcting economy with his 1936 work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. A short view features the...

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