Economic Theory Teacher Resources

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Game Theory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the history of the game theory. They practice using new vocabulary. They write about the debate on exchange using different viewpoints.
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Homer Price

For Teachers 4th - 6th
An engaging and unique instructional activity that combines literature and economics is here for you. In it, learners read the short story, "The Doghnuts" found in  the book Homer Price. Pupils define "capital resources," and utilize a...
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Principles of Microeconomics: Scarcity and Social Provisioning

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
There’s no such thing as a free economics course, but here's a resource that is as close as you can get. Drawing on the expertise of a textbook, augmented by input from higher education economics instructors, a helpful eBook presents a...
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Campus Parking

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this Campus Parking worksheet, students try to solve the problem of parking by applying a variety of economic theories to come up with the best (or most equitable) solution.
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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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An Introduction to Milton Friedman's The Role of Monetary Policy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What effect does increasing the money supply have on the economy? A video summary of The Role of Monetary Policy by Milton Friedman, part of a larger playlist on the world's greatest ideas, discusses the problems that might arise from...
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Textbook Questions: Introduction to Economics

For Students 11th - 12th
In this economics worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer questions about types of economies and theories of economists.
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Textbook Questions: Introduction to Economics

For Students 11th - 12th
In this introduction to economics worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages and then respond to 4 short answer questions about the material they read.
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Economics Dictation

For Teachers 9th
In this economics text dictation, 9th graders take dictation on a passage about economic theory, applied economics, and economic history.
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Manifestations of the Manifesto

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the workings of FARC, a Marxist guerilla group in Colombia, as well as study the basics of Marxism. They examine the discrepancies between Marxist theory and Marxism as it is actually realized in Colombia and other parts...
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Strategies for Economic Development

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils develop some suggested strategies that are used to help reduce poverty. The skill of development is the focus. The incorporation of theories and strategies are learned in a problem solving exercise. The political issues are...
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Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
In a witty and entertaining video, world-renowned economists John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek come to life and debate impact of government spending on the economy through the medium of a rap song and metaphor of a boxing match.
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Economic Problems and Adjustments

For Students Higher Ed
This packet does not contain problems for students to solve, however it provides a complete description of the allocation of resources in a competitive market. One could send this resource home as an assigned reading or have students...
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Lesson Plan on the Theory of Comparative Advantage

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders practice using new vocabulary related to economics. They discover how to calculate comparative and absolute advantage. They also read different articles about the topic.
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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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Jeopardy: History Review

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Wow, chapter one must be really long! The history review game that your class is about to play covers concepts that range from the Enlightenment and the Crusades, to the Conquistadors and the slave trade. There is a lot of information...
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Subalpine Web

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The theory of keystone species in an ecosystem was first established in 1969 by Robert T. Paine. Pupils open the final lesson in a five-part series with a game guessing which member of the alpine ecosystem they are based on clues. After...
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2014 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How is the sale and marketing of coffee indicative of globalism? Learners clarify complicated dynamics using practice prompts from the College Board Exam. Other practice topics include colonialism in Africa and economic growth theories. 
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Understanding the Industrial Revolution

For Students 9th - 11th
This 4-page worksheet on the industrial revolution asks over 40 questions on everything from economics to politics to inventions. It appears that this accompanies a specific reading; however, the corresponding text is not identified. You...
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Looking for the Bottom

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Secondary learners explore the economic indicators and the role they play in the US economy. Written for the 2008 economy, the lesson is adaptable to today's economic situation. Pupils discover economic indicators, analyze charts,...
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Market Structure: Oligopolies

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners investigate the structure of oligopolistic markets. The business market is explored in order to make a comparison to accepted theory found in textbooks. An overall picture of the market is then created within the student mind to...
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Making the Classroom Desk a Trading Desk

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Create a stock market simulation to motivate pupils and make economic concepts meaningful.
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Sixth Grade Social Studies Quiz

For Students 6th
In this social studies worksheet, 6th graders complete multiple choice questions about economics, climate, maps, and more. Students complete 15 questions.
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Classical and Keynesian Views of the Economy

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this economic worksheet, students answer questions and examine graphs representing the two views on economics. Students are then asked to write about their own opinion.