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75 resources with the concept scarcity

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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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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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Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Imagine a hurricane teaching high schoolers about financial preparedness! The four lessons in this collection are based on the personal stories in Katrina’s Classroom: Financial Lessons from a Hurricane video. Topics include goal...
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Macroeconomics 15 Minute Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Don't underestimate the amount of content you can review in under 15 minutes! Watch as this familiar and savvy economics instructor provides an overview of all macroeconomics, from scarcity and the production possibilities curve to trade...
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Comparing Economic Systems

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How do people make decisions in a world where wants are unlimited, but resources are not? How do individuals and governments utilize scarce resources (human, natural, and capital) in different economic systems? Introduce your learners to...
1 In 1 Collection 5:13
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There is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch - The Economic Lowdown

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine a pizza place offers your school free pizza for lunch. No strings attached, right? Not so, say economists. Using a video from the Fed, young scholars examine the meaning of concepts such as scarcity and opportunity cost to...
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Mercantilists and the Midas Touch

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What is the connection between greed and mercantilism? Historians consider this question by analyzing a fairy-tale like story about King Midas from the nineteenth century. The background information and excerpt help pupils understand the...
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Production Possibilities Curve

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Demonstrate the important economic principles of the production possibilities curve, including how to calculate opportunity cost and graph curves by using a table or calculation. Learners use a variety of methods, including videos,...
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Great Civilizations Develop around Rivers

For Teachers 6th - 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...
1 In 1 Collection 5:10
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Episode 8, Segment 3: The PPF Illustrates the Law of Increasing Opportunity Cost

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
What is the cost of doing business? Scholars employ the law of Increasing Opportunity Cost to understand how making one product often costs the production of another. To finish the lesson, scholars discuss the cost of success, along with...
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Episode 8, Segment 1: The PPF Illustrates Scarcity and Opportunity Cost

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Decisions, decisions ... how do people make up their minds? Scholars research the concepts of scarcity and opportunity cost as they view a short video describing the basis behind making choices based off of availability and price....
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Scarcity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How can having too little of something impact your life? Scholars investigate the concept of scarcity in their own lives and in the overall picture of the economy. Brainstorming activities as well as student-parent work bring to light...
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Fear the Scarce Resources

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In a life or death situation, what resources would you choose to survive—and why? A zombie attack simulation teaches learners the concepts of scarcity and resources in regards to economics. The hands-on activity requires individuals to...
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World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was the role of food in World War II? Examine Japan and Germany's pursuit of autarky and the acquisition of resources with a Crash Course World History video, which also addresses the varying ways that countries fighting in World...
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Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Most families have an emergency kit in their home with flashlights, water, and extra food. But what happens to your money when disaster strikes? An economics lesson focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrates the...
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Markets, Efficiency, and Price Signals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Holiday gift-giving seasons can be lucrative for an individual business, but does a profitable season bode well for the market as a whole? A video from Crash Course Economics discusses how giving gifts to people who are uninterested in...
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Fiscal Policy and Stimulus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A country with high recessionary and inflationary gaps has several options to stimulate growth. A video focused on fiscal policy inspires young economists to explore the ways a government can influence, regulate, and stabilize (or...
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Economic Systems and Macroeconomics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What works better: a planned economy or a market economy? Join the global debate with a Crash Course video about macroeconomics and the differences between economic systems. With quotes from Adam Smith and Karl Marx guiding instruction,...
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Specialization and Trade

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do companies work better when everyone works on everything, or when each person or department focuses on one specialized task? Explore the benefits of specialization and trade in the modern global economy with a explanatory video.
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Intro to Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's an opportunity cost to everything you do, but it's minimal when you're learning about an applicable topic like economics. Join the Crash Course team as they introduce a 35-part video series on economics and briefly address some...
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Using Connecting Themes in First Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Foster contributing members of society with a social studies unit focused on five aspects of community. First graders discuss themes of culture, groups, location, scarcity, and change with discussion questions and activities about...
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Water Fix!

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do communities deal with the scarcity of water? Aqueducts, desalination, or recycling urine, are a few examples discussed in a video that focuses on the importance of water conservation.
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Monster Musical Chairs and Scarcity

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Why can't we have everything we want? Youngsters are introduced to the concept of scarcity through a game of musical chairs and by discussing what it takes to satisfy our wants.
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The Mitten

For Teachers K - 3rd
Cover scarcity with "The Mitten" by Jan Brett with a lesson based around the short story and a discussion about what happens when there isn't enough of something to go around.