Economics Teacher Resources

You demand, we supply! You'll be ready to capitalize on the opportunity to teach your next economics class with our fantastic set of lesson plans and activities, which also include an array of resources on financial literacy and business.
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Elasticity of Demand Worksheet

For Students 11th - 12th
In this economics worksheet, students respond to 9 questions that require them to determine whether or not the listed items are elastic. Students also respond to 1 problem solving question regarding elasticity.
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Elasticity of Demand

For Students 10th - 12th
In this economics worksheet, students respond to 10 true/false, 10 multiple choice, and 3 short answer questions about the elasticity of demand.
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Economics during the Great Depression

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify the causes of the Great Depression, its impact on Americans, and the major features of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. They express how life was like when the stock market crashed as demonstrated by a GRASP...
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POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE EXTERNALITIES

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers work as a group to research a current issue, articulate the key points relating to the issue and to have data to support those key points, and use appropriate economic theories to help explain the issues arising.
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Economics - Interdependency/Specialization

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the importance of trade in our economy. In this economy lesson, students research importing and exporting. Students recieve a card with the name of the country on it and research the importing and exporting.
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Urbanization

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the concept of urbanization. In this urbanization lesson, 9th graders analyze a case study regarding the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. Students research of the impact of the revolution on economic...
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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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Latin America Online Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
To understand the complexity of economic and foreign policies, class teams research a Latin American country, draft a strategic economic improvement plan for this area, and present their plan at a model economic summit.
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Tortilla Factory

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students listen to the book Tortilla Factory to identify the productive resources and intermediate goods used to produce tortillas. In this elementary economics lesson, students produce their own paper taco following the process...
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From Mercantilism to Adam Smith: The Evolution of the Modern Capitalist System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Useful for history or economics classes, this presentation details the characteristics of mercantilism and its evolution into modern-day capitalism. The slides detail Adam's Smith criticism of mercantilism and how, rather than an...
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Bailout 12: Lone Star Transaction

For Students 11th - 12th
Departing from his trademark theoretical balance sheets, Sal guides the viewer through a real-life "outlandish" transaction between Merrill Lynch and Lone Star Funds. Budding economists can exercise their growing economic skills by...
10:09
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Bailout 15: More on the solution

For Students 11th - 12th
Sal continues his argument for "the Plutzy Plan" (named after his friend who initially poses the idea). He outlines both theoretical and practical implementation ideas to restore the financial system. His theories will invigorate your...
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Bailout 11: Why these CDOs could be worth nothing

For Students 11th - 12th
Differentiating between a $700 billion "blank check" and the acquisition of assets, this video explores the idea that the CDOs purchased by the government could be worth nothing. Sal takes students through the mathematical and economic...
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Bailout 14: Possible Solution

For Students 11th - 12th
Ripe for discussion in your economics and government classes, this video features Sal's idea for a best possible solution to the financial crisis. He first details the situation and what the plan would entail; he then takes viewers...
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Banking 7: Giving out Loans without Giving out Gold

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Can a bank issue endless loans and checking accounts without regard to the amount of money within its walls? Sal addresses this question throughout the lecture, where he introduces the concept of bank regulations - specifically reserve...
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Banking 8: Reserve Ratios

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Addressing the concept of reserve ratios, Sal outlines the necessity and purpose of regulating the reserves within the banking system. He describes how an ideal banking system stays liquid, whereas a chaotic banking system might...