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Lesson Plan
Carolina K-12

Factors of Production and Economic Decision-Making

For Teachers 10th Standards
Class members begin this engaging economics activity by listing all the resources used in producing a car and using that example to draw parallels to the four primary factors of production: capital goods, labor, natural resources, and...
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Council for Economic Education

Satisfaction Please! (Part 3)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding the US government's role proves very important in the American economy, especially for consumers. Scholars learn about how varying government agencies help them when facing an issue. The third and final resource in the...
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Council for Economic Education

Satisfaction Please! (Part 2)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Simply understanding consumer rights may not help people solve their problems. Understanding who to turn to becomes key in many different scenarios. Teach the value of various organizations that fight for consumer rights through...
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eBook
Open Oregon Educational Resources

Principles of Microeconomics: Scarcity and Social Provisioning

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
There’s no such thing as a free economics course, but here's a resource that is as close as you can get. Drawing on the expertise of a textbook, augmented by input from higher education economics instructors, a helpful eBook presents a...
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Lesson Plan
Federal Reserve Bank

The Story of the Federal Reserve: Middle School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading the charming cartoon about the United States Federal Reserve, pupils often need to complete activities to retain their learning. The resource does a wonderful job of using class discussion and various written exercises to...
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eBook
Federal Reserve Bank

The Story of the Federal Reserve System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Prevent the Federal Reserve System from becoming a dry topic for your middle and high schoolers by using an informative, engaging resource! The cartoon takes your class on a journey with aliens from the planet of Novus to observe the...
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Council for Economic Education

Satisfaction Please! (Part 1)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The topic of consumerism seems easy to those who participate actively in the US economy, but pupils who are new to economics may see the idea as foreign. Help them understand their rights as consumers and what to expect when interacting...
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Workbook
Cengage Learning

Economics and Personal Finance

For Students 9th - 12th
You don't have to be an economist to understand this packet packed with information and exercises about economics and personal finance. Designed for high schoolers, the activities explain why setting short and long terms goals is...
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Workbook
Curated OER

Economics Workbook

For Students 11th - 12th
If you are searching for worksheets to supplement your economics course curriculum, this is absolutely the resource for you. This workbook covers all major concepts in micro and macroeconomics, including relevant graphs, vocabulary, and...
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Lesson Plan
Federal Reserve Bank

Ten Mile Day

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Get your class working on the railroad with this detailed and interactive lesson. After reading and discussing Ten Mile Day, learners explore division of labor, human capital, and productivity with a hands-on group activity in which they...
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Lesson Plan
Federal Reserve Bank

Diversification and Risk

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
After being given a portfolio of investments, your young economists will learn how to assess the relative risk of the portfolio's products and understand the importance of diversification, relating these economic concepts to real-life...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Price of Gasoline: What's Behind It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When gasoline is in high demand and on short supply, OPEC can raise the price to turn a significant profit. Help learners understand the economics behind demand, profit motive, and monopolies with a lesson that focuses on OPEC and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Source Search: Agricultural Products

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Farmers just farm, right? Find out how important agricultural products are to our modern society. Learners will explore the foods, textiles, and fuels made from industrial farm goods. They'll also explore the idea of choosing an...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Market Failures

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Market failure and the effects it has in terms of social benefit is the focus of this eight-page packet. Perfect for homework, this set of excellent worksheets provides several scenarios and graphs that show positive and negative...
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Curated OER

The Ethics of Outsourcing to China

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Lesson 9: Tracking Commodities

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Over the corse of a month, small groups will monitor the price of a specific energy commodity and analyze it in relation to global and domestic events. They play a trade simulation game and create infographics showing what they've...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Oligopoly

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Economics can be a competitive and, at times, devious subject. Learners work through a series of four worksheets to better understand oligopoly. Each sheet includes real-world scenarios, passages to read, graphs to analyze, and short...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Price Elasticity of Demand

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
A series of economic activities should keep your class busy for a while. Six different worksheets review the concepts of price elasticity, demand, and U.S. economics. Multiple real-world applications and scenarios house each of the ten...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Equilibrium

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Twelfth graders and college learners alike work on great practical application problems related to supply and demand with this worksheet series. There are five different worksheets containing graphs, charts, and scenario based problems...
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Lesson Plan
Carolina K-12

Battle Behind the Pumps

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After considering the role that gasoline plays in our lives and our dependence on it as a society, learners participate in a reading activity discussing why oil prices are increasing. They will then simulate being members of a committee...
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Assessment
Carolina K-12

Practice Test of Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From scarcity and supply and demand to entrepreneurship and the stock market, here you'll find a multiple-choice assessment that includes 34 questions covering all the major concepts of a traditional economics course. 
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Assessment
Carolina K-12

Sample Test: Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From scarcity and marginal benefits and costs to economic systems and GDP, this 22-question multiple choice test covers some of the most fundamental concepts of economics.
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Lesson Plan
Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Prices in Private Enterprise System

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learning sure is in demand! Pupils explore the economic principle of supply and demand with a series of engaging, hands-on activities. They practice comparison shopping for a bottle of soda, conduct research on ticket scalping, and...
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Lesson Plan
Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Foundation of International Business

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Scholars work in teams to research the geography, economic conditions, and cultural factors associated with conducting business in another country. They create a PowerPoint to show what they've learned, and then design a brochure with...