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18 resources with the concept surplus

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Analyzing Federal Reserve Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who or what is FRED, and what has FRED to do with the United States economy? Six resources in the "Analyzing Federal Reserve Data" unit module focus on how the Federal Reserve uses employment data, gross domestic product (GDP), and...
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Political Theory - Karl Marx

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Every political theory needs a devil's advocate. Discussing Karl Marx with your classroom creates a healthy debate about the pros and cons of the capitalistic system and government. Last in a series of 13, the video includes primary...
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EconMovies 4: Indiana Jones (Demand, Supply, Equilibrium, Shifts)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Highlighted with various engaging clips from the film Indiana Jones, here you'll find a video that does a wonderful job explaining the concept of demand and supply. Watch as the presenter delves into the supply and demand curves, using...
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2016 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How can a bakery—one of several in town—maximize its profits? A case study from College Board asks scholars to consider the question. Other practice queries examine the price and benefits of buying certain goods for one consumer and look...
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Great Civilizations Develop around Rivers

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
If you lived in prehistoric times, what kinds of choices could your family make to increase their chance of survival? By making similar decisions in a simulation game, participants discover how specialization creates both opportunity and...
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FRED and the Federal Budget Interactive Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can a federal debt accumulate over time? The Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) dashboard allows scholars to actively research each aspect of the federal budget. In pairs, they analyze economic data to determine the best way to...
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Balance of Payments (BOP)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever checked your clothes to see how many nations created them? Pupils take a deeper look at international trade and the balance of payments nations have with one another. They use calculations, simulations, and primary sources...
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Prices: The Marketplace’s Communication System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the dual role of prices as signals and incentives, and discover how prices are determined by buyers and sellers in the United States economy.
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Government Price Controls (Floors and Ceilings)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do price ceilings result in shortages in the United States economy? Watch as an instructor uses graphs to illustrate this concept, as well as how price floors result in surpluses; all in less than 60 seconds!
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Supply and Demand

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Here is a quick video in which a dynamic presenter illustrates the concept of shortage and surplus in 60 seconds! 
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Balance of Payments (BOP)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners work through ten transactions that will help them understand credits and debts on a global scale. They then discuss each transaction in terms of the global economy. An extension activity and discussion questions are included.
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The Filing Cabinet

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students discuss and identify the job market in agriculture. They define what is meant by Exploratory SAE and list five possible opportunities in the local community. Finally, students differentiate between improvement and supplementary...
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United States Postal Service

For Students 6th - 8th
In this postal service worksheet, middle schoolers read a passage regarding the United States postal service and answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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Kyoto Protocol

For Students 9th - 12th
In this environment activity, students read an article about setting up the Kyoto Protocol, an international treaty. They identify the meaning of human environment and what the Earth's greenhouse effect is. Students also explain the...
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International Trade

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students, through lecture and discussion, examine the mechanics of exchange in world markets and then at some of the issues nations face as a result of the international character of trade. They participate in an activity that...
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Surpluses, Shortages, and Equilibrium

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review and discuss the meaning of equilibrium. As a class, they participate in a game of "The Price is Right" in which they guess the true market price of various items. They explain how shortages and surpluses tend to force...
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Competition and Market Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a simulation in which some are buyers and some are sellers in a trading activity. They set their own prices and record transactions. Then they calculate who made the biggest profit. They discuss the results.