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105 reviewed resources for producing and exchanging goods

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Economic Geography

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate economic geography through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about and compare economic systems, examine the role of natural resources and infrastructure, and are introduced to GDP and GNP statistics. They take...
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Learning about Money with the List-Group-and-Label Strategy

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore what money is and does. In this beginning economics and consumer education instructional activity, students work in a group to make a list of the things money can buy. Students add services to their list after the...
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Shipping Goods

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate various concepts found in the study of economics. The skills of being a responsible citizen in a global economy is developed with practicing responsible financial decisions. They conduct research in order to...
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Lesson 11: Lowell Workers and Producers Respond to Incentives

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore concept of supply and demand and how changes in supply affect price and quantity of goods.
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How Goods are Moved

For Teachers 1st
First graders view an orange and discuss where they are grown. They find Florida on a map and discuss how the oranges could have got from Florida to the store in their neighborhood. Students use a worksheet and predict how items are...
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Episode 6: Circular Flow

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Does it ever seem like the more money you get, the more you spend? A short video lesson introduces the concept of goods and services changing hands in a circular flow pattern. Scholars analyze how businesses make money from selling goods...
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Market Simulation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the role of markets in Asian countries. They bring items from home to barter with to simulate markets. They discuss the advantages and problems of exchanging and how price is determined.
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Poster: Choices and Decisions

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discuss the importance of economic decisions. In this instructional activity on choices, students correlate decision making to economics. Students will discuss the limitations of money, scarcity of natural resources, and how...
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We've Got Work to Do!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the different types of work places, and types of goods and services produced in Colorado during the 20th century. The write an acrostic poem about one type of work place. Some interesting vintage photographs are...
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Paper Money of the Sung, Yuan, and Ming Dynasties

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why did the Chinese develop paper money? They were the first society to use paper currency. Learners consider why paper money was more convenient than other mechanisms of trade using a helpful lesson plan, which includes a graphic...
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Voluntary Exchange

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students identify exchanges of goods and services requiring money or trade. They distinguish between exchanges of goods and services made with and without money. Students then produce two drawings that illustrate goods and services...
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Price

For Teachers 1st
First graders complete worksheets on producers and consumers and the total price of a group of items. In this price lesson plan, 1st graders read the book A Dollar for Penny in order to understand price, producers, and consumers, and...
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Babe (G)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do your pupils know what makes someone follow their lead? The second activity in a 17-part series uses a scene from the movie Babe to create a discussion around leadership qualities. After watching the clip, groups talk about leadership...
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Ohio Markets

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study job markets and competitions role in an economy. In this market economy lesson, 4th graders list Ohio businesses and exporting companies. Students bring in foreign made products from their home and use an outline...
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Generating a Test

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Use this group test-writing and review strategy for any subject. It has groups writing 15-question tests at the end of a unit on WWI. Each group generates test questions using knowledge and materials from the unit. They also create a...
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Up and Down: Understanding How Price Influences What We Buy

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars consider price as a way of facilitating the exchange of goods and services. This activity focuses on the influences on price levels of goods for rival producers in the marketplace. PURPOSE
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Community Helpers Wheel

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars play a game to reinforce the understanding that some community helpers are producers of goods, and some provide a service. Students identify community helpers and their jobs.
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Meiosis Starts With?

For Students 9th - 12th
How do you fill in the blanks about meiosis? With this handout! Most of the blanks have a letter filled in to give learners a hint. This resource is a good way for young biologists to ensure they have learned all the necessary vocabulary...
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Economic Community

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders assume different jobs of a community and understand the terms goods, services, producer, and consumer. In this community lesson plan, 4th graders answer short answer questions to show their knowledge of the terms.
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Why Does Money Have Value?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study money and its value and usage in the world today. In this economic lesson, students research money as they learn what it stands for, why it is important, how it is valued and what it represents in the United States.
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BIOME VIDEO Exchange Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars videotape information about the biome in which they live without naming it and send this to other students across the nation so they can guess which biome it comes from. Young scholars include local ecosystems,...
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Is Capitalism Good for the Poor?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners have the unique opportunity to analyze actual data collected by field researchers They research to see whether holding clear title made a difference in farmers' willingness to invest in capital improvements that would increase...
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The Colonial Workers Web

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how workers, both today and in colonial times, worked within their societies to produce specialized goods and services and became interdependent. They explain how people became less self sufficient in their economic...
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Productivity in the Fertile Crescent

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students role play the parts for trading merchants. In this Fertile Crescent lesson, students determine how productivity, human capital, technology, and goods were used and exchanged in ancient civilizations as they participate in a...