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96 reviewed resources for production and consumption economy

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GDP and Fiscal Policy Monopoly

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Using the classic game of Monopoly and a revised set of rules provided in this resource, your class members will discover how GDP is calculated and practice enacting expansionary or contractionary fiscal policies. What a great way to...
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International Perspectives to Climate Change 2

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A couple PowerPoint presentations are used to stimulate discussion about the perspectives of different countries on the issue of energy consumption. Afterward, they play a game in which each team is assigned a country, considers its...
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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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Basic Economics Lesson 5 - On Money

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wants and needs are the basis of most economic exchanges. This lecture-based video covers the value of money, monetary exchange, production consumption economy, and exchange rates. Note: The video is not very engaging.
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Production Possibilities Curve

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use a production possibilities curve to explain efficiency in terms of opportunity cost, consumption, and scarcity. A video shows how the Production Possibilities Curve is used to calculate opportunity cost and scarcity. Learners then...
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What Are the ‘Ingredients’ for Economic Growth?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Delve into the concept of economic growth with your class members, including why economic growth is important, what causes it, and how can countries encourage it.
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Building the Aggregate Expenditures Model

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A good accompaniment to an economics lesson, this presentation explores the aggregate expenditures model, detailing the relationship between consumption and saving using graphs and charts. Additional information includes investments and...
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Deconstructing Consumerism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To increase awareness and launch a discussion of consumerism, class members view What Would It Look Like, a 25 minute film of images that capture the global effects of the consumption of goods. Viewers make a list of the images that they...
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The Economics of Happiness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Money may not be able to buy happiness, but economic security can certainly contribute to overall happiness. A video from Crash Course economics presents the ways happiness can and cannot be quantified, including the value of intrinsic...
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Production: Specialization and Division of Labor - Grade Three

For Teachers 3rd
Learn about the concept of specialization of labor with your class. In this specialization of labor instructional activity, 3rd graders work in teams to produce a product. They work in either a division of labor or independent production...
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Economics: Products of South Louisiana

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore the economy of Louisiana. In this economics lesson, students examine the roles of farmers, processors, and distributors in food production and consumption. Students use flip cameras to record how selected products are made.
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Economics Term Review

For Students Higher Ed
If you are preparing your economics class for a final exam, this tool could be very helpful. Whether you pick and choose or use all 85 prompts, an entire course in both micro and macro economics can be found in this 3-page review. Both...
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Malaysia: Foreign Investment Returns

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars examine the Malaysian economy and the effect of the SARS epidemic. They conduct research, write an editorial evaluating Malaysia's proposed budget for 2004, and develop an advertising campaign to promote business in Malaysia.
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Canal Connections

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study the interdependence of producers and consumers. In this economics lesson, students explore the many professions that must work together to turn raw materials into products for consumption. Students explore the role of the...
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Product Design and Production in the Global Economy

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the design, manufacture and consumption of personal audio devices and cellular products. They examine the related issues, choices, and consequences in the global economy for such purchases. They research...
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Uncle Jed's Barbershop

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine productive resources. In this economics lesson, 4th graders read a book about a man who saves money to buy his own barbershop. After reading, students get into groups to play a game to learn about savings.
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The Student Economist

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine the economy. In this economy lesson, students discuss what an economist does and each student takes a turn being the economist for a week at a time.  Students observe and analyze consumer behavior and  study economic...
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Waste and Recycling: Recycling Paper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
We take paper for granted, while thousands of trees are being made into the paper we toss in the trash. Start a dialogue about paper reduction and recycling in class, and share the negative effects paper production has on our ecosystem....
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Centuries of Economic Growth: From Feathers to Robotics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read scenarios about the production of Bibles over five historical time periods. Working in small groups, students create skits and develop a retrieval chart that is used to analyze factors that impact economic growth.
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Wait, Is Saving Good or Bad? The Paradox of Thrift

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Could saving really harm the economy? Discover the paradox of thrift and how decreases in consumption can affect economic recovery and various markets and industries.
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The European Union’s Economic and Monetary Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the benefits of using the Euro, the EU's common currency? What are the challenges faced? As their examination of the European Union continues, class members investigate the impact on how the switch to the Euro impacted...
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Economy and Culture of Canada

For Students 8th - 9th
For this Canada worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer as they read several passages, then answer three comprehension questions.
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Adding Fuel to the Fire

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners consider global warming and the greenhouse effect, then explore how these issues affect other countries. They graph findings and write papers considering how continued usage can affect the future of the atmosphere and the global...
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PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION, AND INCENTIVES

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design a web page. They include features he or she would typically like to see when visiting web pages. They title the topic of the web page "Features That Make a Great Web Site." They explain that there are incentives...