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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Does consumer spending really grow the economy? Check out this well-produced, comical and memorable video to consider this question with your young economists.
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....
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.