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Young scholars explain what an economic system is and how it works. In this economic systems lesson, students create a sample item to produce. Young scholars have a short window to create additional products. Students discuss and understand supply and demand.
Students research economic systems. For this economy lesson, students prepare and deliver a presentation based on their research of the three major types of economic systems. This lesson includes 6 activities which are designed to further their understanding of market economy.
AN EXAMINATION OF HOW GEOGRAPHICAL SETTLEMENTS LED TO AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM IN THE 13 COLONIES
Fourth graders investigate and justify the geographic reasons why the colonists settled in the locations they did, and how this led to their economic system using a map of the original thirteen colonies.
Comparitive Economic Systems
Students research communist and third-world economic systems and compare them to that of the United States. They asses the three types of economies and determine the impact of natural resources and arable land on a nation's economy.
What is an economic system?
The class is divided into thirds and each third conducts Internet research on one of the three economic systems. They use an Inspiration template to type in a definition and facts about their assigned economic system. A four-two-one strategy is employed to assist students in sharing what they have found out about their systems with each other.
The Future of China's Economic System
Ninth graders explore China's economic system and the future of the system. They define economic terms, research websites to find examples of how China is developing into a mixed economy system and how it competes with the U.S. for resources. Afte researching, they list three factors of production China is using in its growing economy.
Students examine and identify the different economic systems throughout the world. In groups, they develop their own economy basd on their own values and principles. They are given a problem scenerio to solve with the components of their system.
ANDERSONVILLE PRISON: AN ECONOMIC MICROCOSM
Students identify the conditions faced by the prisoners of war at Andersonville during the Civil War. They examine how a group of civil war prisoners developed an economic system within their camp.
Focused Learning Lesson: Economics
Young scholars compare and contrast all of the world's major economic systems. They are also to catergorize the economic systems in terms of ownership and distribution.
Who, What, Where, When, and Why
Students explain the concepts of market system, command and mixed economy. They describe the differences between needs and wants. They compare and contrast different government and economic systems.
Focused Learning Lesson: World Geography
High schoolers examine the distribution of economic systems of the world. They learn the difference between developing and developed countries.
Worthless to Priceless: It's All Relative
Students read an Indian folktale and study capital in economic systems and trade economies. In this capital lesson, students watch a clip from "Jerry Maguire," define capital, and study the worksheet about trade. Students brainstorm about trade they have made and list them in their correct category. Students watch a PSA and then work in groups to create their own PSA's encouraging people to use capital to help others.
Country Economic Organization
Eighth graders research the economic systems and organization of another country. They prepare a PowerPoint presentation for the class showcasing their findings.
Comparing American Indian and European Economic Systems
Students explore Native American culture by examining their economy. In this financial history lesson, students define the European economies as capitalist while finding the opposite for Native Americans. Students research Montana Tribal websites for further information and define the different tribes that inhabited Montana.
Planning a Government
High schoolers list fifteen purposes to government, then hypothesize about the connection between type of governmental and economic systems. They write a paragraph, answering the question, What is government?
The Stock Market: Risks & Rewards
In order to better understand the US economy, learners read and interpret stock market price reports. They define profits and explain the role of profits in the American economic system for both firms and individual investors. Several weblinks are embedded in the lesson.
Understanding Economic Systems
Eighth graders explore economic systems of the world. For this economics lesson, 8th graders discover the meaning of economics terminology. Students make foldable booklets that feature the vocabulary and learn an economics song.
An Analysis of the Past and Present Economic Systems in the United States and Throughout the World
Eighth graders explore a unit on basic economic principles. On the computer, they demonstrate how to track and simulate the purchase of stocks on the Stock Market.
An Intersection Of Economic Systems - Euro Versus Dollar
Students investigate the concepts related to the economic system of the European Union by looking at the currency of the Euro in comparison to the American dollar. They compare and contrast the Federal Reserve, International Monetary Fund, and the European Central Bank.
Comparative Economic Systems: Economics
What would life be like in the North Korean economy? How would things be different in the economy of Chad? In this lesson, you will have the opportunity to compare these two economies to the U.S. economy, and you'll practice using some tools that can help