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113 reviewed resources for classical economics

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The Economics of Ghostbusters

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How do the men of Ghostbusters represent entrepreneurship, the market economy, and government oversight? This video provides unique insight into the risks of startup companies, as well as the foundational features of a market economy,...
4:30
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Classical vs. Keynesian Aggregate Supply

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between the Classical and Keynesian models of economics with regard to price levels and the aggregate supply graphs?
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Cartoons for the Classroom: The Economic Paradox

For Students 9th - 12th
It's a classic conundrum of economics: voters want jobs, but don't want to spend the money required for businesses to hire. This political cartoon analysis instructional activity has high schoolers analyzing this enigma and responding to...
10:34
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Behavioral Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding how consumers think is key to staying in business. Show high schoolers how their buying behavior really does affect the way the economy works with an informative video from Crash Course Economics. The video illustrates the...
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Chapter 19: Disputes Over Macro Theory and Policy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Instruct your future businessmen and women about the different theories of economics in this informative presentation. With graphs and thorough explanations, these slides would couple well with a lecture on Classical and Keynesian...
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Classical and Keynesian Views of the Economy

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this economic instructional activity, students answer questions and examine graphs representing the two views on economics. Students are then asked to write about their own opinion.
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Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
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George Washington & the Classics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students will compare and contrast famous philosophers with George Washington.  In this history lesson plan, students work in small groups to define Classicism, Legalism, Democracy, Republic and Civility, then read some short excerpts so...
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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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An Intro to Keynes’s The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How quickly can an economy recover from a shock? John Maynard Keynes challenges the classical economist view of a self-correcting economy with his 1936 work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. A short view features the...
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Long-Run Aggregate Supply

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What happens in the long run when aggregate demand increases? Find out how wages, aggregate supply, and the long-run aggregate supply graph are affected by following along with this economics instructor in his instructional video.
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The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Make a study of producers and consumers with an updated version of the classic story The Little Red Hen (this one is called The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza). After reading and discussing the story and terms, learners practice being...
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“In Memoriam:” Influential Economists and Their Theories

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a great activity that will help your class members review the theories of classic economists regarding markets, competition, and individual initiative. After dividing into groups, learners will plan a eulogy to celebrate the life...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Unemployment

For Students 9th - 12th
It's the classic paradox in this political cartoon analysis; any jobs plan requires extra government spending. However, the unemployed aren't willing to concede to more federal spending for what they want most, jobs. Background...
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IB Economics: Unit 3 – Macroeconomics Study Guide

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
For this economics worksheet, students respond to 72 short answer and problem solving questions regarding the study of macroeconomics.
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Community Treasures (Rivers and Trees): An Integrated Curriculum Unit

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders demonstrate an understanding of geography and its effects on lifestyles and culture. Then they apply basic economic terms and principles and identify the United States government and history. Students also identify and...
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Little House In the Big Woods

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore economics by reading classic literature with their classmates. For this farm production lesson, students read the famous story Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Students complete handouts based upon...
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Does "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" Have a Hidden Message?

For Students 8th - 12th
Like Mark Twain's introduction to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz warns readers not to search for a hidden message or moral in his tale. Yet many, such as Henry Littlefield, have done just...
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Green Eggs and Ham

For Teachers K - 3rd
Several reading extension ideas for Dr. Seuss' picture book Green Eggs and Ham that incorporate cooking, art, movement, language arts and math activities. Students eat green eggs and ham, create fun frames for pictures of themselves,...
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The Dust Bowl: An Economic and Environmental American Tragedy

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Many of us focus on the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl as it relates to people. Why not shift the focus of cause and effects to how the Dust Bowl affected the environment. Here is a different take on the tried-and-true Dust Bowl...
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The Renaissance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get out a clean sheet of paper and get ready to take notes on the Italian Renaissance. Kids can easily follow along as you progress through each informative slide. They'll take notes on humanism, classical learning, city-states, and...
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International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean...
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Monopolistic Competition in the Long-Run

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Watch as a great economics instructor illustrates a monopolistically competitive firm in long-run equilibrium on a graph, and then compares it to perfect competition.
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What Does It Take to Be a Good Parent?

For Students 7th - 12th
Are the teenagers in your class ready to become parents? Have them complete a few life-planning activities, including a parental interview, a role-play exercise, and the classic flour sack baby exercise, before allowing them to assess...