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Principles of Macroeconomics for AP® Courses 2e

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The informational textbook covers topics like supply, demand, price ceilings, and markets for goods and services. Scholars also review vocabulary and test their knowledge of the material with the assessments provided within the resource. 
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Andersonville Prison: A Civil War Economic Microcosm

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Pupils develop the concept of economic systems. In this economic system lesson, students create command and market economic systems.
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The Paper Airplane Challenge: A Market Economy Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students have the opportunity to participate in a simulation that enables them explain the characteristics of a Market Economic System.
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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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ANDERSONVILLE PRISON: AN ECONOMIC MICROCOSM

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students identify the conditions faced by the prisoners of war at Andersonville during the Civil War. They examine how a group of civil war prisoners developed an economic system within their camp.
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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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Pros and Cons of Advertising

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders compare and contrast television commercials. They write paragraphs explaining how different company commercials for the same product can confuse consumers.
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What Causes an Economic Recession?

For Students 9th - 12th
Recession, depression, economic slowdown, weak market—we're familiar with the words but not ascertain what they mean and the causes of these economic fluctuations. A short video attempts to explain a very complex system.
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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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Unemployment and the Future of Jobs in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Unemployment: The job of the future. The resource, designed for high school scholars, explains unemployment rates, recessions, and job trends that are impacting employment in the United States. Academics explore potential careers of the...
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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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Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
In a witty and entertaining video, world-renowned economists John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek come to life and debate impact of government spending on the economy through the medium of a rap song and metaphor of a boxing match.
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An Introduction to James Ferguson’s The Anti-Politics Machine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Economic development and politics are intricately connected. As part of a larger series about the world's greatest ideas, an engaging video takes this into consideration when exploring James Ferguson's The Anti-Politics Machine. The...
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New Sense, Inc. vs. Fish 'Till U Drop or Coase Vs. Pigou

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who is responsible for protecting the environment, and who should pay when it is damaged? The role of government and private industry is complicated. A role-play simulation prompts individuals to decide how to protect a fictitious town...
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The Pilgrims: The Beaver Trade and Colonial New England

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Strange but true. The demand for beaver hats saved the Pilgrims. Find out how with a resource that includes a background essay about the First Thanksgiving and a video about the Pilgrim business model.
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2014 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How is the sale and marketing of coffee indicative of globalism? Learners clarify complicated dynamics using practice prompts from the College Board Exam. Other practice topics include colonialism in Africa and economic growth theories. 
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Banks and Credit Unions (Part 1)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine you have money you want to save ... where do you put it?  Pupils investigate the similarities and differences of banks and credit unions as they determine where exactly to place their hard-earned money. Through a WebQuest, they...
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Economic Decisions in Other Systems: Comparative Systems

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners identify and describe the charactertics in each economic system. In groups, they discuss how economic decisions are made in each system and use the Internet to research Chad, United States and North Korea's economic systems. ...
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Who, What, Where, When, and Why

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the concepts of market system, command and mixed economy. They describe the differences between needs and wants. They compare and contrast different government and economic systems.
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Computers and Satellites No Longer Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th
They describe the development over time of the relationship between the national economy and the global economy since World War II. They trace the historical forces of continuity and change in the development of the contemporary global...
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Economics Unit I - The Basics

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders access how scarcity requires individuals and institutions to make choices about how to use available resources. They explore the characteristics of different economic systems and institutions. Student are able to describe...

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