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25 resources with the concept the free market

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Crash Course: Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...
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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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Once Upon a Dime

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The story of "Once Upon a Dime" starts like any other fairy tale, but it quickly becomes a story about the value of money and the economic system commonly used before it. Presented as a cartoon, the resource consists of dialogue between...
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Political Theory - Friedrich Hayek

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Friedrich Hayek is known for his theories on the connection between economics and political science—and the way they influence each other. An informative video describes Hayek's political philosophy and his views on the importance of a...
4:35
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Deck the Halls with Macro Follies

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Does consumer spending really grow the economy? Check out this well-produced, comical and memorable video to consider this question with your young economists. 
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EconMovies 7: Anchorman (Efficiency and Market Failures)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can performing cannonballs into a swimming pool help us to understand the concept of marginal analysis and efficiency? Check out this video, using clips from the movie Anchorman and informative instruction, to learn more about...
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2011 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The price of avocados is holding steady. What happens when the competition for labor to grow them intensifies? Learners consider this and other questions about supply and demand and the effects of monopolies using authentic College Board...
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2017 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How much corn does a farmer need to grow if he wants to make a profit? A prompt from College Board asks learners to put themselves in the boots of a farmer growing crops for the alternative fuel market. Additional prompts consider the...
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The Columbian Exchange

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did you have for dinner last night? Many scholars ask that question without considering the history behind the foods they eat. Using a simulation, scholars investigate how the foods they eat are the product of the Columbian...
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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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Wages and the Black Death

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While the Black Death wiped out a third of Europe's population during the Middle Ages, its destruction paved the way for better wages for workers and even an early form of modern capitalism. The relationship between the cataclysmic event...
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Once Upon a Dime: High School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who knew that fairy tales and economics go hand-in-hand? Pupils complete a host of handouts, using everything from graphic organizers to short answer questions to reinforce concepts. They also complete a project that builds on everything...
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An Introduction to Friedrich Hayek's The Road to Serfdom

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Friedrich Hayek's 20th century work The Road to Serfdom warns readers against classical socialism and its tendency to stem from good intentions into total tyranny and control. A brief video explains Hayek's points about socialism and...
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Market Failures, Taxes, and Subsidies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When should the government step in for the greater public good? Watch a video that details what happens when market externalities need some help sorting themselves out, and whether those regulatory steps are beneficial or not.
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Markets, Efficiency, and Price Signals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Holiday gift-giving seasons can be lucrative for an individual business, but does a profitable season bode well for the market as a whole? A video from Crash Course Economics discusses how giving gifts to people who are uninterested in...
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Economic Schools of Thought

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...
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Supply and Demand

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do strawberries, gasoline, and human kidneys have in common? Explore the concept of supply and demand, and the varying degrees of demand for particular items in the free market, with an informative video from Crash Course economics.
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Economic Systems and Macroeconomics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What works better: a planned economy or a market economy? Join the global debate with a Crash Course video about macroeconomics and the differences between economic systems. With quotes from Adam Smith and Karl Marx guiding instruction,...
10:10
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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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Negative Externalities

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Explore one of the four market failures and the role of government in negative externalities. In this video, an economics instructor discusses what occurs when costs spillover to someone other than producers and how the government...
2:42
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Positive Externalities

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Watch as an economics instructor guides students through what happens when the free market fails to allocate an efficient quantity. He attempts in 90 seconds or less to discuss the positive externality graph and how a government can come...
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Government & the Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does the government's role differ in a mixed economy versus a command economy? Check out this resource which, in addition to offering useful reading material and worksheets on the topic, includes an excellent graphic organizer...
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is money? Journey back in time to see different forms of money at different points in US history. From trading to the first gold coin to the US dollar, your class will see the evolution of money in early American years. This is part...
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Free Market Environmentalism

For Students 10th - 12th
Discuss the pros and cons of the the free market system using this resource. Learners read background information, answer questions, and offer their opinion on this topic.