Role of Consumer Teacher Resources

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Can We Be Both Conservationists and Consumers?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore their role as consumers and conservationists and what roles they play in today's economic climate. They explore resource allocation issues. Students analyze data and draw comparisons between historical and present-day...
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Banking and Financial Services

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Just how long does it take to pay off a credit card? Budding economists consider the question with a credit card payment simulation activity. Other materials allow pupils to research various financial services, such as banks and ATMs,...
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Transforming Food Energy: A Balancing Act

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explain their role as consumers. They use a purchased calorimeter or make their own simple calorimeter to measure the energy content in selected foods. This interesting lesson really gets students thinking about what they eat.
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Energy Flow in the Garden

For Teachers 4th Standards
How can you tell what an owl has eaten? Study the food chain and flow of energy in an ecosystem by dissecting an owl pellet and noting the bones found inside. Additionally, the lesson plan includes a game about consumers and producers...
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Government & the Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does the government's role differ in a mixed economy versus a command economy? Check out this resource which, in addition to offering useful reading material and worksheets on the topic, includes an excellent graphic organizer...
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Non-Renewable Energy Resources

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After brainstorming on our use of electricity, elementary energizers participate in a simulation where each student represents a city, utility provider, or fuel company. Tokens are used to purchase electrical energy, and as more is used,...
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The Importance of Imports

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars explore world trade by examining items they find at home and listing countries those items came from. Data is displayed on a map and charted according to continent. They discuss how products are transported.
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Interactive Biogeochemical Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students gain understanding of several of the biogeochemical processes in microbial mats. They acquire knowledge of the different roles of organisms in a microbial mat ecosystem. They understand how microbial mat ecosystems contributed...
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Community Action

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders decide how one uses resources within a particular bioregion.  In this decision making lesson, 5th graders consider the biodiversity and complexity of the ecosystem.  Students select a resource (water, paper, electricity)...
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Observing the Nutritional Relationships in an Ecosystem

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Make learning about food webs fun and fascinating for your fifth graders.
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Is Your Money Rolling Away?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars demonstrate how to solve word problems. They will watch the video "Math Can Take You Places" and identify three problem solving strategies.
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The Role of Public and Private Sectors

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners explore the role of government in the economy market. In this economics lesson, students analyze the decision making and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits and public awareness of what they are trying to...
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Maintaing Species Diversity in our Fragile Ecosystems: Why Are Animals Threatened or in Danger of Extinction?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students comprehend the importance of wildlife conservation by behaving like conservation biologists. They define biodiversity and study biodiversity of a local habitat. Students analyze difficult choices involved in protecting...
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Market Structures and Competition

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners review concepts related to market structures and competition. Using supply and demand, they identify what factors cause them to shift and analyze business downward facing demand curves. They compare and contrast the abilities of...
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Caged at What Cost?

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students consider the impact of different farming practices. In this factory farming lesson, students identify the cost to animals and our environment when producing eggs for consumption. Students identify animal cruelty conditions in...
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Community Action

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders brainstorm a list of decisions that students make daily that affect the welfare of the environment categorizing them as being either helpful or harmful. They then trace local actions to distant consequences to determine how...

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