Economics Teacher Resources

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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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Economics and Personal Finance

For Students 9th - 12th
You don't have to be an economist to understand this packet packed with information and exercises about economics and personal finance. Designed for high schoolers, the activities explain why setting short and long terms goals is...
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The Laffer Curve - Economic Theories

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Delve into the world of economic theory with the Laffer curve and introduce your young economists to the relationship between tax revenue and tax rates.
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The Economics of Ghostbusters

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How do the men of Ghostbusters represent entrepreneurship, the market economy, and government oversight? This video provides unique insight into the risks of startup companies, as well as the foundational features of a market economy,...
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Chapter 1: The Nature and Method of Economics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If the extent of your class' economic knowledge is the five-dollar bill they spent on lunch, then this presentation will be a good introduction to economics. From the basics of policy economics versus theoretical economics, to the...
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Chapter 17: Economic Growth and the New Economy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Is economic growth necessary to remain a relevant world power? These slides discuss the definition and implications of growth economics, complete with global comparisons and ways to account for growth. Graphs and charts are easy to read...
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Introduction To Economics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the fundamental nature of economics - unlimited wants and scarce resources and the need to make choices, the three questions related to the economic problem and its implications for an economy. This instructional...
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Writing Exercises: Modern Economic Issues, #2

For Students 9th - 10th
Modern day economics is definitely a hot topic. Critical thinkers answer three questions regarding the economic gap and turn around in today's global economy. They'll use the five W's to determine the meaning of globalization, Korea's...
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Economics Vocabulary

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Two birds with one stone. This reource instructs young learners how to create an MS Excel spreadsheet using economics vocabulary terms. They follow directions on how to open up the document, write labels in different cells, and cut and...
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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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Writing Exercises: Modern Economic Issues, #3

For Students 9th - 12th
Developing nations tend to deal with economic issues differently than developed nations. Learners explore modern economic issues such as the Latin American economy, cash-crop economy, and industrial economy by responding to three...
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Writing Exercises: Modern Economic Issues, #1

For Students 8th - 10th
Explore modern economic issues occurring after WWII. The class responds to three short-answer questions regarding post colonialism, changes to the global economy after 1945, and the ties that bind many nations to the colonial countries...
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Why Study Economic Downturns?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Research and connect America's current economic downturn with the 1929 Stock Market Crash and the Great Depression.
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The Economics of National Craft Month

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Combine National Craft Month and economic math while producing some imaginative, innovative crafts.
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Comparison of Economic Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a worksheet in which learners identify and compare economic systems (market, command, mixed, etc.) with 18 fill-in-the-blank questions and a graphic organizer. 
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Factors for Economic Integration in Western Europe since 1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While the European Union has been a part of economic landscape for decades, it grew out of a period of economic integration after World War II. Using a round table method, class members analyze and discuss the events leading up to the...
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Writing Exercises: Economic and Social Revolutions III

For Students 7th - 8th
With great advancements come great changes! Young historians examine economic and social change occurring after the start of the Industrial Revolution. They respond to three questions regarding the beginning of the Revolution, the impact...
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Writing Exercise: Economic and Social Revolution I

For Students 7th - 9th
Learners take a critical look at the economic and social changes that stemmed from the industrial revolution. There are three short essay questions for them to answer regarding suffrage, changes in women's rights, and urbanization as a...
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Economic Profit and Costs Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between the way an accountant calculates profit versus the way an economist calculates profit? Discover one take on the issue offered by Mr. Clifford, who reviews the concepts of explicit costs, implicit costs, and...
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Economics of the North and South Before the Civil War

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did economic issues lead to war? Viewers watch an AP review video to examine one of the main causes of the American Civil War, the Tariff of Abominations. They examine the issues concerning the economies of the North and South prior...
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The Economic System of Medieval Europe

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How are economics and politics intertwined? Societies in the Medieval period used feudalism for both economic and military reasons. The arrangement provided safety and met other needs. Using the included simulation, individuals...
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Understanding Local Economic Issues Using Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A good understanding of local economics requires a lot of data. Scholars design and conduct an experimental survey to collect information about economic issues affecting their regions. They analyze their findings and prepare a...
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Quarrying - Economic, Environmental and Social Effects

For Students 9th - 12th
Where does limestone actually come from? The sixth video in a seven-part series introduces pupils to the quandary of quarrying. The resource examines the positive economic factors involved in digging for limestone, as well as the...
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Factors of Production and Economic Decision-Making

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Class members begin this engaging economics activity by listing all the resources used in the production of a car, and use that example to draw parallels to the four primary factors of production: capital goods, labor, natural resources,...