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14 resources with the keyterm human capital

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Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How did South African apartheid affect the ability of people of color to increase their human capital? Here is a rich lesson in which learners come to understand the relationship between investment in human capital and income, while also...
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Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By studying Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, your class will have a fantastic opportunity to learn about the economic concepts of entrepreneurship, human capital, and investment. 
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Investing in Yourself: An Economic Approach to Education Decisions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between physical capital and human capital, and in which should you invest? While considering the concept of return on investment, take a look at the payoffs and consequences of investing in training and education.
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What Are the ‘Ingredients’ for Economic Growth?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Delve into the concept of economic growth with your class members, including why economic growth is important, what causes it, and how can countries encourage it.
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Productivity in the Fertile Crescent

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students role play the parts for trading merchants. In this Fertile Crescent lesson plan, students determine how productivity, human capital, technology, and goods were used and exchanged in ancient civilizations as they participate in a...
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My Side of the Mountain

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners complete activities with the book My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George. For this literature lesson, students read the book and discuss the concept of human capital. They complete a KWLH chart and two assessments.
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Money Math

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students define human capital and income earning potential. In this algebra lesson, students analyze the relationship between income and capital resources. They calculate tax rates and understand how to read a tax table.
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On the Court with...Michael Jordan

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students use a decision-making model as they make simulated choices about their future education. In this decision-making lesson, students read a book about Michael Jordan and discuss choices he made. Then, students examine how their...
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Earning an Income

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the role of money in society and define how to earn an income. In this human capital lesson, 4th graders read the book Shoeshine Girl and discuss it. Students discuss various economic concepts and complete the...
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I Can Touch the Stars

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the concept of human capital. In this human capital lesson plan, students research how Dr. Sally Ride and Senator John Glenn invested their human capital. They determine how these two increased their human capital...
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Ten Mile Day

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the impact that improvements in human capital, the use of capital goods, incentives, and division of labor can have on productivity. In this productivity lesson, students listen to the story Ten Mile Day and work in...
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Economics: Who Benefits from Competition?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine competitive markets and complete a simulation called "The More. the Merrier." In the simulation they assess how goods are more available when competition increases. Students investigate how competition and the opening of...
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Why Do People Go to School?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners investigate data on how one's level of education effects earning potential. They define the associated vocabulary.
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Busiest People Ever

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students write a paragraph about what they want to do when they grow up. They include the special skills and education (human capital) they must have to do the job they've chosen.