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Basic Economics Lesson 5 - On Money
Wants and needs are the basis of most economic exchanges. This lecture-based video covers the value of money, monetary exchange, production consumption economy, and exchange rates. Note: The video is not very engaging.
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review The Legacy of the Olympics: Economic Burden or Boon?
Do the economic benefits of major sporting events such as the Olympics or the World Cup outweigh the expected costs? Using fundamental economic terms, discover the explicit and implicit costs and benefits for countries that host these worldwide competitions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Economy in the 1980s
Examine economic policies put into place during the Reagan administration. Pupils read an informational passage about the 1980s and the impact of the economic policies. They then respond to seven questions about the text. Consider assigning an additional reading task or requiring learners to mark the text to increase engagement in the reading.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Economic Reasoning: Why Are We A Nation Of Couch Potatoes?
Students examine the visual aids of this lesson to study the costs and benefits of decisions about diet and exercise. They investigate human choice as it affects behavior and in turns effects economics and consequences.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
Achieving Economic Stability
Students engage in study of the economic crash of The Stock Market in 1929. They examine the trends of the market at the time and discuss the indicators in classroom small groups. Then suggestions are made as to how this could have been avoided.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data U.S. Real GDP Growth
Students explore the root causes of inflation. In this economics lesson, students examine data about Gross Domestic Product (GDP) that is included in the lesson. Students also discuss inflation and unemployment statistics.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data
Students examine the functions of the Federal Reserve. In this economics lesson, students discover the history and duties of the Federal Reserve as they listen to their instructor lecture on the topic. Students may complete an online interactive quiz at the end of the lesson.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data
Students define important vocabulary related to business. In this algebra lesson, students identify the current and historical growth of US gross domestic product. They speculate about the future economic conditions and what would cause it to get better or worse.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
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.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Book: Latino Economics in the United States: Job Diversity
Students, after reading Chapter 1 in the book, "Latino Economics in the United States: Job Diversity," write an essay that compares the cultural as well as the historical factors (experiences with jobs, discrimination, education, etc.) of the three dominant Latino groups that directly affects their current economic positions in this country.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Focus on Economics Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy
Provide your class with the definitions to several key economic concepts related to the Federal Reserve and macroeconomics. Then, engage them in a discussion using the new vocabulary in the context of factual economic data analysis.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Leading Economic Indicators
Twelfth graders collect the data of the leading economic indicators over the last six months and create graphs plotting the data. They analyze/evaluate the data collected in order to predict economic trends for the next six month period.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Economic Forecasting: An Internet WebQuest
What indicators do economists use to create an education economic forecast? Young finance analysts prepare a professional report to describe their predictions to a client using linked online resources. They complete the assignment which is outlined in four steps and includes researching the GNP and inflation rate, explaining trends of the last year, creating a chart of these trend indicators, and synthesizing information in a forecast report.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data
Students explore the root causes of inflation. In this economics lesson, students examine data about Gross Domestic Product (GDP) included in the lesson. Students also discuss inflation and unemployment statistics.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Focus on Economics Data: US Real GDP Growth, August 26, 2011
Upper graders examine a series of graphs that show economic data related to the growth of the GDP. They use the charts and the information provided in lecture to respond to several discussion questions that require critical thinking and data analysis to answer.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads