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Empowering Democracy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How do you prepare your students to become informed and involved citizens? You could check out the ideas in this collection of materials from the non-profit Classroom Law Project.
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This I Can Do!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Personal interest, strengths, talents, and abilities can be used to make a difference. Young learners consider how they can share their talents with others through volunteering, what they can do to take care of the natural environment,...
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Mathematics Vision Project: Interactive Applets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ready, set, go! The Mathematics Vision Project provides a collection of 10 Interactive Applets that follow the progression of learning—to practice, develop, and solidify understanding. The interactives use engaging materials that include...
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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Becoming Us: Resistance

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The three case studies in the Becoming Us: Resistance unit module look at the individuals and groups who have resisted the antidemocratic forces of inequality and oppression. The Fighting For Freedom resource has young historians...
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Chapter 29: Rent, Interest, and Profits

For Teachers 10th - 12th
As viewers will quickly learn, rent is a vital part of our economy - both paying and receiving. Each perspective of a rent agreement are featured here. Included are details about the rate of interest and profits, as well as changes in...
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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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Graphs of Functions Based on Rules: Plotting Profits

For Students 8th
Profit from this interactive on graphing and interpreting functions. An interactive allows learners to plot a square root function representing a company's profits. They answer some challenge questions that require interpreting this...
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Estimating Profit from a Job

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Profit always seems to get everyone's attention. The same is true during a lesson on estimation. Learners use given information to estimate the cost of supplies for a painting job. They then develop a strategy for estimating the profit...
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Incentives, Profit and the Entrepreneur

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students discuss hypothetical problems associated with price and profit. They discuss the fairness of profit, how it should be measured, and the consequences of setting acceptable levels of profit.
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Revenue, Costs, and Maximizing Profit

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Upper graders explore the relationship between revenue, cost, and profit. They investigate maximizing profit by conducting research in pairs and contributing to a class discussion.
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Maximizing Profits: Selling Boomerangs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You'll return to this resource again .. .and again ... and again. Class members determine the maximum profit of a boomerang-making business by solving a system of equations. They then review and analyze provided sample responses to the...
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Linear Equation Application (Write a Profit Equation) - Example

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Scholars profit from watching a short video about linear equations. They learn to write linear equations to represent profit when given information about revenue and cost. In addition, they see how to find the break-even point using the...
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Profitable Soda Stand

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Am I making any money? Help learners determine if their fictitious soda stand is turning a profit. They graph linear equations using the slope and y-intercept and identify the best price to use to sell soda. They identify the domain and...
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Profit and Loss

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners analyze the concept of profit and loss, the components of a simple profit and loss statement and the importance of a profit and loss statement. They calculate profits using gross income, total expenses and cost of goods sold....
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Polynomial Function Application: Profit Function from Revenue and Cost Functions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Put polynomial functions to good use. An educational video shows scholars how to create a profit function from given revenue and cost functions. They also learn how to evaluate the function to determine the profit and how to use the...
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Investigating Maximizing Profits

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the maximization of profit in business.  For this Economics lesson, students examine revenue and cost to calculate profit and investigate what productions quantity gives the company maximum profit. 
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Hassan's Pictures - Linear Programming and Profit Lines

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students graph systems of linear inequalities. In this linear programming and profit activity, students explore linear programming problems. They graph a feasible region in a linear programming problem and identify the profit lines. ...
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Profit of a Company

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your business executives choose which of three equivalent forms of a quadratic equation is the most useful for finding various pieces of information in this task centered on a company's profits.
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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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Cupcake Economics 2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The continuation of the lecture regarding a cupcake business. Sal gives some very clear and relevant examples of the costs and profits within the different circumstances that may occur. He references an excel spreadsheet that is...
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Nonprofit or For-Profit?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss different community organizations. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students define for-profit and nonprofit organizations. They identify examples of both and discuss the common themes and...
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Calculating Profits from Selling Virtual Lemonade

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students set up and collect data for a virtual lemonade stand. In this entrepreneurship, economics, and technology lesson, students purchase ingredients, determine costs, and set up a virtual lemonade stand. Students consider weather...
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The Role of Profits in the Economy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners discuss the role of profits in an economy. As a class, they explain why profits are an incentive and practice calculating profit and loss. They discover what a firm in capitalism must do to earn profits and explain the...

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