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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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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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Recession is Not Recess

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An impressive lesson plan produced by The Washington Post on various aspects of economics. This nine-page page lesson has an amazing variety of activities embedded in it for high school students. There are great worksheets, websites,...
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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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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 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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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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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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Equilibrium

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Twelfth graders and college students alike work on great practical application problems related to supply and demand with this learning exercise series. There are five different worksheets containing graphs, charts, and scenario based...
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Communism

For Students 8th - 11th
Clarifying the differences between Capitalism, Communism, and Socialism, as well as describing the historical contexts for each, this video will help viewers understand the meaning of Communist and Capitalist countries. This resource...
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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,...
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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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How It's Made - Neon Signs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
It's amazing! Neon signs are hand blown and filled with argon and neon gas to create a variety of colors. Watch how neon signs are made and discover the science behind the process. Show this in your chemistry or physical science class to...
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Economic Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before beginning any lesson, learners need to have a basic understanding of the terminology commonly used in that content area. Build basic economic vocabulary with this resource. Each economic term is completely defined and then used in...
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Finance & Accounting Vocabulary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce learners to the vocabulary commonly used when discussing or learning about finance and accounting. Each term is fully defined, used in context, and also in an economic example. Liability, loss, assets, balance sheet, and gross...
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What is the Formula for Compound Interest?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
View this tutorial for more than just a description of the formula for compound interest! An instructor goes through a problem, showing how to find simple interest and compound interest. After she completes each version, she explains the...
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Farming: It's a Fact

For Teachers 7th - 11th
What does it take to work in agribusiness? Conduct and explorative investigation which describes where our food dollars go, who makes money on what we buy, and jobs related to agriculture. The class plays an interactive game, analyzes a...
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Buying and Selling: Getting Cherries into a Pie

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Kids keep score as they take on the roles of buyers and sellers in an agribusiness introduction. They play the game for five rounds, each round is made different by having a new economic element added, a discussion follows. Everything...
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Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, March, 2012

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Read all about the various types of unemployment and the United States is are currently at the low-point of an unemployment cycle. Kids examine what economic factors affect the unemployment rate, and what data shows for different US...
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Ford's Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Industrialization and mechanization of products such as cars have deeply affected the US economy. The class discusses the affects of Ford's assembly line production of automobiles. They watch a video, fill out worksheets, and investigate...
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Preparing a 1040EZ Income Tax Form

For Teachers 11th - 12th
What do you do at the end of the year when your W2 arrives? File a tax form! Show learners how they to can fill out a basic 1040EZ tax form and play their part as tax paying citizens. Monetary denominations are provided for filling out...
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Loan Amortization - Mortgage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders explore the connection between interest and principal. They use an amortization schedule to determine the amount of principal paid vs interest on a $100,000 home loan. Fourteen discussion questions and a research-based...
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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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How Much is Dirt Worth?

For Teachers 7th
Dirt is worthless, isn't it? Find out the true value of dirt, and by dirt I mean soil. The class explores what makes soil, the types of soil, and what happens when soil becomes void of its nutrients. There are several great activities,...