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The European Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the European Union and why was it formed? The six resources in this collection provide background information about the formation of the Union, its members, and the programs it has developed to foster peace and unity.
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China - Where Will They Fit in the World Economy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach scholars why China is so crucial to global economics through an informative resource. Activities include using databases to search for information, watching a video or listening to a podcast, and reading about China's economy as a...
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Today's World

For Teachers 10th - 11th
While not an exhaustive review of globalization and trade, this overview of the inter-related nature of the economy would be a good tool to use in the classroom. This resource could be used to begin a discussion on the various topics...
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Globalization: Threat or Opportunity for the U.S. Economy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study the pros and cons of globalization. They highlight the economic concepts of comparative advantage, specialization, and opportunity cost. They read and discuss the "FRBSF Economic Letter: Globalization: Threat or...
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America's Transition to a Global Economy (1960s-1990s)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how do we live in a global society? Scholars investigate an AP review video to see the transition in the latter half of the 20th century to a global economy. The final video of nine installments helps them examine and analyze the...
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Investment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore the effects of foreign investment on the world economy. Learners read the noted articles about foreign direct investment and foreign portfolio investment. Then participate in classroom simulation that requires them to determine...
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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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Unit 7 Chapter 16-17 Test Review: Global Economy

For Students 11th - 12th
International trade and the world economics are great topics in any economics class. Provide a study guide that will ensure your kids are on track when preparing for the next exam on the global economy. There are 34 questions related to...
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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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Making Sense of the World Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners apply the economic principles of supply and demand, market economy, competition, unemployment rate, exports and imports and currency exchange rate to China's present economic success and Russia's economic strife.
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Can 100% Renewable Energy Power the World?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If renewable energy sources are the best option, why aren't they used on a global scale? Junior environmentalists explore the benefits and problems associated with energy sources such as solar, wind, and biomass with a short video and...
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Global Economy: A Simple Activity

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars explore the global economy. In this economics instructional activity, students examine clothing labels in search of the countries the clothing was made in. Young scholars consider the implications of a global economy.
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America's Economy: Sorrow And Hope

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover how Americans found the hope that broke the Great Depression. For this American economics lesson, students watch "America's Economy: Sorrow and Hope." Middle schoolers then discuss the implications of the...
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How Containerization Shaped the Modern World

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"It's the reason we have a thriving global market place, offering us the infinite variety of things, and it's the reason we can move cargoes from remote parts of the world at minimal cost." Learn about how small-town truck driver Malcom...
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The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 1/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Continue the story of India with this six-part series on her spices, trade routes, and silken roads. Early global trade and an emergent global economy during the 1st century AD, Roman influences on India, monsoons, boat building, and...
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Actually, the World Isn't Flat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are we really as connected to the world community as we believe? Economist Pankaj Ghemawat conveys that peoples' perceptions of the degree of globalization that exists today is drastically inflated, which in turn may have negative...
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Leaders, Laborers, and Other Perspectives of World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
How did the women in France feel about their country’s involvement in World War II? Class groups are assigned a country involved in WWII, and individuals within the group adopt the point of view of leaders, laborers, businessmen, women,...
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Writing Exercises: Economic Issues since World War II

For Students 9th - 11th
How have things changes economically since the end of WWII? Thoughtful writers will consider three questions and compose responses for each. They'll discuss Cold War science and technology, US involvement in Japanese and European...
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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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World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Offering a comprehensive overview of the beginning of World War II, this resource could be a useful addition to a unit on this topic. It could be used as a way to lead a discussion on the war, or as a review tool before a test. Either...
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Europe in the 1920s

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Delicately poised after the dramatic end of WWI and the startling beginning of WWII, this presentation encompassing the positions and roles of Germany, Italy, England, France, and the League of Nations in the 1920's. The first half of...
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Comparing Economic Systems

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How do people make decisions in a world where wants are unlimited, but resources are not? How do individuals and governments utilize scarce resources (human, natural, and capital) in different economic systems? Introduce your learners to...
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The Bead Game

For Teachers 6th Standards
What better way to learn about different economic systems than to participate in them? An engaging bead game highlights the differences between market, command, and traditional economies. In small groups, 6th graders work through three...
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Economic Systems and Macroeconomics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What works better: a planned economy or a market economy? Join the global debate with a Crash Course video about macroeconomics and the differences between economic systems. With quotes from Adam Smith and Karl Marx guiding instruction,...

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