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Crash Course: Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...
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Instructional Video12:51
Crash Course

Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thomas Malthus posed the most famous, and most easily disproven, theory about projected population growth in economic history. What did he get wrong—and why? Explore the Malthusian Theory of Population with a Crash Course video that...
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Instructional Video
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An Introduction to Thomas Malthus' An Essay on the Principle of Population

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can human population ever exceed its ability to produce food? High schoolers watch a short overview of Thomas Malthus's An Essay on the Principle of Population to learn more about the subsistence level of the human population, and how...
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Economic Schools of Thought

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...
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Instructional Video7:17
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Charles Darwin, Part 3/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This delightfully informative series concludes with the publication of DarwinÕs The Origin of Species and subsequent books. This is the final part of a three-part series.
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Instructional Video4:35
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Deck the Halls with Macro Follies

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Does consumer spending really grow the economy? Check out this well-produced, comical and memorable video to consider this question with your young economists. 
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2011 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How have Mexico's largest cities help shape the destiny of that country? What insights can a ninteenth-century economist give us about population growth? Two essay-style questions help your learners unravel complicated relationships....
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Worksheet
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Charles Darwin

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Charles Darwin activity, students fill in the blank with the correct answer. Students use the suggested text to complete statements about Charles Darwin, his expedition, and his development of his theory of evolution.
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Writing
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Guess Who Came to Dinner!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An exceptionally creative approach is taken to assessing your biologists' grasp of natural selection concepts. They are to imagine hosting Charles Darwin for dinner and having, to their surpise, a few other noted scientists crash the...
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Activity
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Population and Food Supply

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What does it mean for something to grow exponentially, and how does that compare to linear growth? This activity tries to help learners gain an understanding of these concepts while modeling real-world problems. Linear and exponential...
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Interactive
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The Worldly Philosophers by Robert Louis Heilbroner

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 15 multiple choice questions based on The Worldly Philosophers. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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PPT
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The Revolutions of 1848

For Teachers 9th - 11th
1848 was a hot year for Europe, which endured political tumult and upheaval after years of tension buildup. This presentation details the circumstances surrounding revolutions in France, Austria-Hungary, Romania, Italy, Prussia, and...
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PPT
Biology Junction

Evolution – Diversity of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists noticed animals with backbones share similar bone structure despite having different forms, such as fins, arms, and wings. Young scientists gain an appreciation for evolution by understanding the history of the theory. They...
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Lesson Plan
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What Are We Going To Do About Baby Six Billion?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers formulate and evaluate suggestions about government policy using demographic examples and projections. They examine websites and utilize worksheets imbedded in this plan.
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Lesson Plan
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Charles Darwin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research Charles Darwin and the process he used to develop his theory of evolution. They keep a journal about the skill of observation and make a newspaper of their learning.
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Worksheet
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Population Models and Qualitative Analysis

For Students Higher Ed
In this quantitative analysis worksheet, students explore the limits of a rate equation. They use quantitative analysis methods to determine the differential, plot graphs of their values, and describe the relationships between the...
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Lesson Plan
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Laws that Isolated and Impoverished the Irish

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students identify the reasons for the mass starvation in Ireland in the 1800's. They analyze the historical and political forces that caused the famine and discuss the potato blight itself in detail.
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Lesson Plan
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Struggle for Existence and Population Growth in Aphids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the population of aphids. They identify adaptations they have made for their environment. They make predictions, test their hypothesis and collect information that either proves or disproves their theory.

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