Economics Teacher Resources
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Chapter 14- Section III: Economics
Economics after the Great Depression and the effects of the Great Depression on the US economy are covered in 10 questions. Learners answer five multiple choice and five matching questions related to the Federal Reserve System, thrift institutions, and savings and loans.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 16 Downloads
Government and Economics: The Ties that Bind
Students discover the relationship between government and economics. They examine concepts explained by Adam Smith and present them to the class. They also discover economists who have made a lasting contribution to the world.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Explorations in Economic Demand, Part I
Your economists will relate to the choices at hand in this personal budgeting scenario. A passage describes Bob's predicament: he's going away to college and must buy his own clothes, including the pricey Levis he wants to buy 8 of. Links take students to the company homepage, a pricing description, and comparison shopping.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 12 Views 53 Downloads
Why do so many countries export cars? Economists examine this and other foreign economics principles through this introductory worksheet. A brief text explains international trade, then lists the top 11 leaders in global trade, along with main exports for each.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 120 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy, March 13, 2012
Discuss how the Federal Open Market Committee makes decisions concerning the use of federal funds. After that, identify monetary policy and goals. The functions of the Federal Reserve System are explained with data, charts, and background information.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, August 26, 2011
Young economists answer a series of critical thinking questions as they analyze real data that shows GDP Growth. They examine the provided charts, read through the background information, and discuss changes that occurred in the third quarter of 2011.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, January, 2012
After reviewing recent unemployment data, learners will determine employment rate changes that have occurred in the past month and year. Background information, statistical data, vocabulary, and resource links are included to make your discussion well-informed and eventful.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, March , 2012
Learners use the CPI-U index to determine how inflation changes have affected consumerism, labor, and the urban landscape. Young economists take a critical look at some hard-hitting data to explore the similarities in inflation rates related to the CPI from the past few years.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
Economics: Notes in a “Easy to Make Flash Cards” Format
Here is a great way to study vocabulary specific to economics. Each of the 12 flashcards includes a blank space to be filled in as the learner is taking notes. After the lecture is complete, they will have actively engaged in note taking while also preparing themselves handy flashcards for future use.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, October 19, 2011
Emergent economists take a critical look at some hard-hitting data. They use real data to explore the similarities in inflation rates related to the CPI from 2011 and The Great Depression. They discuss the changes in inflation and the impact it has on consumer purchasing trends.
9th - 12th All 3 Views 1 Download
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, February 2012
The class is provided with background information and statistical data on US employment rates as of February 2012. They use the data to assess various graphs and answer critical thinking questions about what the data shows. They discuss regional, national, and local data.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, February 2012
What impact does inflation have on the consumer, labor, and the urban landscape? Learners use the CPI-U index to determine inflation changes that have affected every day expenditures, such as food and housing.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Resources and Economic Development
Identify natural resources in the world and how they translate into economic development. In this global economy instructional activity, your class will utilize the Internet to view an Oregon Time Web which they research to examine the history of resources in the state.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 46 Downloads
A "Sweet" Lesson in Economics
Students discover how to determine the flavor of a jellybean using different key documents. In this economics lesson, students discuss Virginia economics and begin an activity in which they will help decide on the what jellybean flavors should represent Virginia.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 17 Downloads
The Economics of Interest Rates
Young economists explore and then apply their understanding of the economics of interest rates and the relationship between saving and spending. They investigate several consumer products and compare each one. Then they complete two additional activities using the information they've found.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Cartoons for the Classroom: The Economic Paradox
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 worksheet has learners analyzing this enigma and responding to 3 talking points to guide deeper thinking.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 86 Downloads
Lesson 9: Tracking Commodities
Over the corse of a month, small groups will monitor the price of a specific energy commodity and analyze it in relation to global and domestic events. They play a trade simulation game and create infographics showing what they've learned throughout the process.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
When Capitalism is Great and Not-so-great
Comparing and contrasting Capitalism and Socialism, this lecture outlines many nuances between the two economic systems, including the ideas of meritocracy and "fairness." A discussion about the effects of either system gone "unchecked" begins after the narrator discusses the basic elements of each.
14 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 73 Downloads
Explore profit and loss using this resource. Focusing on business, learners define the word entrepreneur and make a list of business people. Then, they discuss a particular type of business and develop a profit-making scenario. And, finally, they solve problems related to profit.
3rd Social Studies & History 13 Views 19 Downloads