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Slope Application Involving Production Costs (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Illuminate the importance of slope with a video that provides an example of a real-world context involving slope and rate of change. Viewers see how to apply the slope formula to determine the increase in cost per solar panel.
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Episode 7: Supply

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
A shopper goes to the store for that one special item only to find out it is out of stock. The seventh lesson of a 21-part economic series investigates the concept of supply in the marketplace. Scholars research the supply curve using a...
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Free Enterprise--Product Cost

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars apply basic math skills in computing a product cost.
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Reversals with Multiplication and Division

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this mathematics worksheet, young scholars read the table that shows the answer to the cost per kilogram when 3.678 kg of a product costs $14.89 rounded to the nearest cent. They complete the table and round where necessary for each...
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Socio-Economic Goals of the Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Equity. Increased productivity. Price stability. Environmental protection. Decreased poverty. Governments establish socio-economic goals and then must design and fund programs to address these goals. Groups investigate various programs...
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Economics of a Cupcake Factory

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal is starting a cupcake factory and walks learners through the cost and profit calculations necessary to any new business. He uses simple numbers for the start-up costs, overhead, product price, and cost per cupcake. Sal writes out the...
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Economic Topic Movie Maker Instructions & Rubric

For Students 11th - 12th
This is a fun way for classes to review economic principles. Groups have to create a video at least five minutes long that provides complete information on one of six topics including: law of demand, law of supply, circular flow, factors...
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Basic Economics Lesson 3 - Prices and Production

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Economics can be hard to explain and not very interesting for learners. This video does a good job of explaining economic theory with clear examples, but it doesn't captivate its viewers. Production, price, and economic options are...
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Free Enterprise -- Product Cost

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concept of free enterprise. In groups, they discuss the price of various food items and decide on which item to produce. They calculate the cost of producing the item and share their results with the class.
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Teaching Marketing Through Auctioning

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the marketing concepts of product, price, promotion and place through the auction activity.
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Episode 19: Costs of Production and the Shutdown Decision

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The 19th podcast of a 21-part series on economics focuses on the costs of production when running a business. Historians analyze the difference between fixed, explicit, and implicit costs. They use mathematical equations to find total...
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Cost Effective Buying

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students evaluate energy-related purchases. For this consumer awareness lesson, students visit an appliance store and rank the products' cost effectiveness by using a mathematical formula.
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Fish Farm: an open ended, student centered laboratory activity

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students are contacted by a fictitious company which raises tropical fish to do basic research for them so that they might keep their production costs down. They need to know the optimum salinity in which to hatch the brine shrimp that...
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Gross Domestic Product in the Real World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers gain knowledge of Gross Domestic Products and how they are used as an economic indicator. They bring articles that mention GDP and decide how it is used in articles. Students present orally their findings to the class.
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Money and Math

For Teachers 4th
Not only will your young Spanish speakers develop shopping/ money vocabulary, they'll practice basic math as well! This plan will take no longer than 10-15 minutes and just has learners look at different products and do simple math. If...
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Economics Standard Based Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete a variety activities designed to get them thinking of the necessary entrepreneurial skills to run a business. They conduct surveys, market a product for a bake sale, consider profit, production cost and necessary...
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The Four P's of Marketing

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars explore how product, price, place and promotion play key roles in the marketing mix.
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No Stars in Their Eyes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners take a closer look at the British film industry. In this current events lesson, students listen to a lecture and visit selected websites to study the history of the British film industry. Learners also discuss film locations and...
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Production and Costs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the concept of productivity and participate in an activity in which they test their own productivity in making Origami cups. Teams determine how to improve productivity and then discuss factors that influence...
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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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The US Financial System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a very unique activity in which learners simulate operations of a fractional reserve banking system, ultimately gaining a better understanding of how banks work and process money creation through lending. It includes a Story of...
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“In Memoriam:” Influential Economists and Their Theories

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a great activity that will help your class members review the theories of classic economists regarding markets, competition, and individual initiative. After dividing into groups, learners will plan a eulogy to celebrate the life...
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The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does the Fed manipulate the money supply in the United States? After reading a comic book on monetary policy and answering guided questions, your class members will take part in an interactive online simulation in which they will...
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Progressive Era Lesson Plan

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The women working for equal rights in the early 20th century weren't a part of one large group; rather, they were members of dozens of small groups focused on social reform. Explore the ways groups in the Progressive Era like National...

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