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An Economic Snapshot

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Analyze the issues that affect the state of the economy. Have your class explore media reports about recent economic recessions, the housing bubble, and loan defaults in order to chart information about recessions and participate in an...
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20th Century Capitalism and Regulation in the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy,...
3:56
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Banking 4: Multiplier effect And the money supply

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In the context of a discussion about real wealth versus the representation of wealth (money), Sal explains the multiplier effect and how 1000 pieces of gold can become 2710 pieces of gold. Viewers will appreciate the annotations and...
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The Economy in the 1980s

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Examine economic policies put into place during the Reagan administration. Pupils read an informational passage about the 1980s and the impact of the economic policies. They then respond to seven questions about the text. Consider...
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The Bubble Economy and the Lost Decade

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore Japanese society and national identity. Class members share ideas about the Japanese economy and then investigate a series of resources, including an article, a film, a lecture, and a poem, to learn about Japan's Bubble Economy...
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Bread in a Bag

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Could the history of bread really be interesting? Yes, it could! An informational text gives scholars wheat production background from 8,000 years ago, discussing different types of bread and the current industry in Oklahoma. Learners...
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Was the Stamp Act Fair?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Elementary and middle schoolers examine and evaluate different perspectives concerning events leading to the American Revolution. In this case, they hone in on the Stamp Act. They research controversial bills, laws, or events of the time...
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An Era of Innovation

For Teachers K - 12th
Research milestones from the past century. Transportation milestones have changed society, the economy, communication, and travel. Pupils research these changes in order to create a transportation exhibit showing the enhancements in...
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Banking 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
As an introduction to the institution and function of banks in society, this video walks viewers through the concept of banking with colorful annotations and simplified narration. The lecture evolves naturally into a discussion about...
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Service-Learning Links Curriculum to the Read World

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore examples of community service events across the world. They discuss the "Hands Across America" campaign, a project to assist a community with their economy through the use of a science project, and a project where...
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Why Nations Trade

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore the trade systems around the world. In this World Economy instructional activity, 12th graders compare and contrast different types of economies. Students interpret different graphs.  
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Law of Supply

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review and restate the law of supply. In groups, learner practice reading a supply schedule and supply curve. They explain how and why changes in the cost of production change supply, then work together to complete practice problems to...
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When Capitalism is Great and Not-so-great

For Students 8th - 12th
Comparing and contrasting Capitalism and Socialism, this lecture outlines many nuances between the two economic systems, including the ideas of meritocracy and "fairness." A discussion about the effects of either system gone "unchecked"...
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The Economy and Consumer Confidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Reflect on the importance of banks in the current economic condition of the United States. High schoolers will explore the history of banking and money so that they can complete the numerous activities centered around that subject. Each...
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International Currency Exchange

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine coins from around the world and write down their observations. As a class, they discuss the types of symbols used on the coins from different countries and locate the country on a map. To end the lesson plan, they...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Timely vs. Timeless

For Students 8th - 12th
In this historical events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about bank failure and respond to 2 talking point questions.
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Corporate Profits vs. Jobs

For Students 9th - 12th
Bring the Occupy Movement debate to your classroom. This political cartoon analysis offers a chance for pupils to explore their personal ideas about corporate America and current economic issues. Background information is provided to...
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The Scoop on Local Business

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How do local businesses support their state or regional economy? The New York Times has prepared another great lesson for your class. They begin by listing products grown or manufactured in their state or region then write interview...
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Compare and Contrast Countries

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the wealth of other countries. In this gross domestic product lesson, 7th graders calculate the numbers for various countries. Students then compare and contrast the differences between Africa, Asia and the...
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Civil War and Reconstruction

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write about how the North and South viewed slavery and how the agriculture and industrial based economies influenced the time. In this Civil War and Reconstruction lesson plan, 4th graders discuss the roles of slaves at...
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European Union

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the purpose of the European Union.  In this World History instructional activity, 6th graders create a definition for the term Constitution.  Students compare the countries in the European Union.   
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Going Shopping

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students investigate the value of money. In this money instructional activity, students simulate going shopping in their classrooms for various objects. Students use play money to pay for the objects.
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Fair Trade in a Global Economy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and discuss what sets third world countries apart from first world countries, define fair trade, estimate and create list of time spent and materials cost of hand-made items to determine fair prices in Mexican pesos...
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Industrialization of the American Landscape

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students summarize the three sectors of industry and how these sectors applied to the Industrial Revolution. Students apply their skills in research and note-taking, as well as vocabulary building through web organizers. Students...