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301 resources with the concept consumers

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Producers and Energy Transfer

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss the relationship between producers, consumers, and decomposers as they look at the energy pyramid. While working in small groups, they create an ecosystem that includes all or some of the given categories, and they...
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Southeast Asia And Globalization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the area of Southeast Asia and how its economy has become the power that it is today. The concepts related to being a consumer are discussed. They go over how globalization has been introduced into Asia and helped...
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Lemonade Stand

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students plan a lemonade stand to compete with another stand and examine their decisions from the consumer and producer's point of view. They discuss the law of supply and demand, plan for their lemonade stand, and write an essay...
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students watch a video in which they tour a factory. While viewing the video, they take notes on the types of resources they see and group them according to natural, human or capital resources. They discover the difference between...
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Kids Are Consumers Too

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils investigate a chosen product. They use television, radio, print, and internet sources to investigate how the product is advertised. Students create a market research survey to determine which brand is preferred by their peers and...
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Products, the Environment and Consumer Choices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the factors of production and how they are used to make the products they buy. In groups, they participate in different scenerios in which they discover the amount of power they have to affect change buy purchasing the...
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Finan Lit.- Econ. Factors, Decision Making, Advertising

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students are able to understand how supply and demand affects the economy and consumers. They introduced to how supply and demand affects the economy and consumers. Students use a rational decision-making process to set and implement...
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Want to Save a Sheep This Season?

For Teachers K - 12th
Students investigate facts about sheep. They watch a video about the sheep industry. Students research practices in the wool industry. They discuss alternatives to wool. Students participate in humane education activities.
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Target Audience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and describe various persuasive tools used in advertisements, analyze advertisements provided by teacher, and identify target audiences. Students then work in groups to find advertisements aimed at assigned target...
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For Teachers K - 1st
Students discuss what makes up a community. Students elect officials of their community and complete an application for the position. Students research jobs within the community and hold a job fair where parents come to school and share...
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A Sense of Place Through Hands-On Observation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify and describe producers, consumers, decomposers, plant needs, animal needs, and the water, rock, matter, and air cycles found in various ecosystems. Students explore their environment by hiking through several...
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Arctic Food Web

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research animals found in the arctic. They discuss what living things need in order to survive and where they get their food. Students discuss the difference between producers and consumers and create a food web for animals in...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the resources that are available for consumer protection. In a database, they are responsible for entering two new vocabulary words each semester along with a sentence using the word. In groups, they create a...
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Teaching Economics Using LUNCH MONEY

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners, after reading the book "Lunch Money" by Andrew Clements, explore money and different saving places. They research different ways in which productivity has increased over the years, they examine products to determine if the...
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The Flow of Energy Song

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students perform the lyrics and instrumental parts for the "Flow of Energy song." They create photo images which represent consumers, producers, decomposers, and scavengers. These images will be inserted in an iMovie of the class...
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A Shopping Center Field Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze how developers plan for a shopping center. They take a field trip to a nearby shopping center. Also students participate in a shopping center scavenger hunt. Learners identify factors important to the location of...
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Food Webs

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research rainforest animals and use that information to make a flow chart to show the order in which energy is transferred through several organisms. They label the producers, consumers, and decomposers in their chart.
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Buying a Car

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students complete the PLATO ¿¿ Educational Software instructional activity: Math Problem Solving: Car Costs to determine if he/she can afford to drive the car they are planning to buy.
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The Big Mo

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students develop media literacy and critical thinking skills to analyze trends and determine the extent to which their decisions may be influenced by manipulation. They examine the mathematics of trends and write about a time they...
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The Web of Life: Autotrophs Everywhere

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create concept maps and classify various food items as either producers or consumers in a food web. In small groups, the research the ingredients found in various food items noting the autotrophic content.
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Time, Talent, Treasure and Economics

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work cooperatively to create a quilt. They choose a pattern and determine the specific skills and steps needed to produce that quilt. Labor is divided equally between group members and a quilt is created assembly line style....
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Did You Get the Message?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners investigate how advertising gets the buyer's attention and how it influences buying decisions. They then create a print ad for "Burp Cola" and for one of their favorite books.
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Insect Travel Brochure

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study producers and consumers in habitats. They examine the trophic levels and how different organisms interact with a focus on insects. They create a travel brochure for an insect to visit a habitat which they create.
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A Dog Eat Dog World

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders distinguish between acquatic and terrestrial organisms. They label animals as producers, consumers, and/or decomposers.