Microeconomics Teacher Resources

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Intro: Basic Economic Concepts

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Before delving into the bank of instructional videos that this economics instructor has to offer, check out an introductory video in which he offers a quick overview of the topics he will be covering in the particular unit.
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Intro - Resource Markets

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What happens in a market when the people who are demanding are not consumers, but businesses? Here is a brief video in which an economics instructor introduces his unit on the resource market, explaining how individuals supply resources...
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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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Microeconomics Summary

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders study microeconomics.  In this Economics lesson plan, 12th graders draw graphs on government taxes.  Students decide if these graphs are true or false.
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Economics Workbook

For Students 11th - 12th
If you are searching for worksheets to supplement your economics course curriculum, this is absolutely the resource for you. This workbook covers all major concepts in micro and macroeconomics, including relevant graphs, vocabulary, and...
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Production Possibilities Curve

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Demonstrate the important economic principles of the production possibilities curve, including how to calculate opportunity cost and graph curves by using a table or calculation. Learners use a variety of methods, including videos,...
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Intro to Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's an opportunity cost to everything you do, but it's minimal when you're learning about an applicable topic like economics. Join the Crash Course team as they introduce a 35-part video series on economics and briefly address some...
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Marginal Analysis, Roller Coasters, Elasticity, and Van Gogh

For Students 9th - 12th
Businesses really do care about your happiness and satisfaction—as long it's higher than their marginal cost. Discover how relative scarcity, marginal utility, and the subjective tastes of consumers determine the price a business places...
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All-Female Enterprise

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Watch as a group of Palestinian widows who found themselves in a desperate situation with little education and few resources turn their lives around by creating an all female cooperative business enterprise.
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Unemployment and the Future of Jobs in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Unemployment: The job of the future. The resource, designed for high school scholars, explains unemployment rates, recessions, and job trends that are impacting employment in the United States. Academics explore potential careers of the...
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Graphing Perfect Competition Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
This video will guide your young economists through a practice of graphing perfect competition by prompting them to identify the errors in several graphs attempting to illustrate a perfectly competitive firm making a profit.
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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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The Science of Economics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Forty-one pages of economics lecture notes provide an excellent resource to supplement your lessons. This includes explanations and graphics on major principles such as scarcity, supply and demand, production factors, and growth and...
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Economics of a Cupcake Factory

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal is starting a cupcake factory and walks learners through the cost and profit calculations necessary to any new business. He uses simple numbers for the start-up costs, overhead, product price, and cost per cupcake. Sal writes out the...
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Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Before delving into the concept of cost curves in your class, discuss the relationship between inputs and outputs and the law of diminishing marginal returns. Here, an instructor uses data and graphs representing friends mowing lawns as...
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MR = MC Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Given quantity, total cost, and a perfectly competitive firm, how much should an organization produce and what will be the profit? Watch as the concept of profit maximization is broken down and explained with real-time illustrations and...
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Cost Curves MC, ATC, AVC, and AFC

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is the concept of a cost curve, and how are they used? Watch as this instructor demonstrates and explains marginal cost curve, average total cost, average variable cost, and average fixed cost.
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Monopoly Graph Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do you draw a graph representing a monopoly? Watch a great economics instructor explain the process step-by-step as he includes the primary components of demand, marginal revenue, marginal cost, quantity, and price of a firm.
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Ultimate Monopoly Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
From price and quantity to socially optimal prices and maximizing total revenue, see the needs for a monopoly charted on a graph. 
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Monopoly Dead Weight Loss Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Young economists study the graph of monopoly depicting dead weight loss and inefficiency in comparison to a graph of a perfectly competitive market.
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Socially Optimal and Fair Return for Monopolies

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do you regulate a monopoly, and how would this be depicted on a graph? Watch a savvy economics instructor answer this question by offering detailed explanations and drawing a graph in real time.
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The Phillips Curve

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How does the Phillips Curve illustrate the three different places the economy can be in? Follow along with Mr. Clifford as he explains the ins and outs of this graph, including what marks a recession and inflation, and how the curve can...
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The Time Value of Money

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Your car-loving or money-loving learners will enjoy this quick video on the time value of money (interest) presented in two scenarios about investing a bonus check to increase its future value in order to buy a favorite car. The formula...
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Principles of Macroeconomics for AP® Courses 2e

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The informational textbook covers topics like supply, demand, price ceilings, and markets for goods and services. Scholars also review vocabulary and test their knowledge of the material with the assessments provided within the resource. 

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