Economics Teacher Resources

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Chapter 28: Exchange Rates, The Balance of Payments, and Trade Deficits

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Bring your class on a trip around the world in this economics presentation, which details international trade and exchange rates. Especially helpful are the clear bullet points, interesting discussion topics, and list of key terms for...
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Debt Loops Rationale and Effects

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Now that scholars understand more of currency imbalance and artificially suppressed currency, Sal discusses motivations of the different actors. He briefly touches on the difficulty of unwinding a cycle like this once it has begun....
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Recipe Terminology Hunt

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
As your young learners develop into cooking enthusiasts, ensure their success in creating their next culinary masterpiece by preparing them to read and understand basic recipe terminology. 
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Cars and Loans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Most teenagers want to buy a car, but do they know how much it really costs? Calculate the cost of purchasing a car, securing auto insurance, and maintaining the new investment with a thorough and engaging personal finance lesson plan. 
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The Art of Budgeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Most learners have objects that they'd like to purchase in the future, but lack the financial skills to make a plan to buy what they'd want. Guide pupils through the process of budgeting, setting up financial goals, and reflecting on the...
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Banking Services

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your high schoolers to step into the bank with confidence after they complete a unit about banking services. Three lessons guide young economists through the advantages of having a checking and savings account, the differences...
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What Is A Bank?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
You're never too young to learn about banking and personal finance. Use a set of seven banking lessons to teach middle schoolers about checking and savings accounts, interest rates, loans and credit cards, and safety deposit boxes.
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The Fed Explains Bank Supervision and Regulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Banking was a lot different before 2008. Young economists learn about the ways government regulation keeps banking practices consistant, fair, and equitable for consumers around the country.
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The Fed Explains Real Versus Potential GDP

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can the Federal Reserve affect the gross domestic product of America? Find out how the duties of the Fed coincide with the GDP and unemployment rate of the country with a short video from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
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Money and Debt: Crash Course World History 202

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith contended that people are inherently drawn to creating a medium of exchange to make barter easier. A Crash Course World History video takes high schoolers through the creation and implementation of currency, and asks them to...
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Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's a question economists, anthropologists, and sociologists have asked themselves since the first regional lines were drawn in the sand. Are there common factors that destine one country to thrive and another to struggle? An...
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Assignment: The “Big Mac” Index

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Young economists learn about the method of predicting changes in the exchange rate with Big Macs in an instructional video. After an understanding the index, learners write a post on a discussion board and respond to class members' posts...
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Great Civilizations Develop around Rivers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you lived in prehistoric times, what kinds of choices could your family make to increase their chance of survival? By making similar decisions in a simulation game, participants discover how specialization creates both opportunity and...
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Christopher Columbus, Entrepreneur? Queen Isabella, Venture Capitalist?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did it take to embark on a journey to unknown lands? Perhaps ambition, but also money! Christopher Columbus had to approach more than one European monarch for financing before he could sail the ocean blue. A read-along play and...
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Potato: A Tale from the Great Depression

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
There are so many ways to use a potato: bake it, fry it, or barter it. The lesson explains the concepts of bartering, money, and goods and services with a story that takes place during the Great Depression. Academics complete group...
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Production Possibilities & Opportunity Cost

For Students 12th
In this economics worksheet, 12th graders respond to 15 multiple choice questions about production possiblities and opportunity costs.