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Lebron James, The Cavaliers, and Derived Demand
Can a professional athlete affect local economics? According to the philosophy of utilitarianism, it can. Learners examine the connection between Lebron James's choice to move to the Miami Heat and the affect his choice had on local economics.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 19 Downloads
Lesson: Looking Closer: The Artwork of Shinique Smith
A critical discussion regarding the nature of Shinique Smith's second-hand clothing art is the foundation for the activity. Critical thinkers fully analyze the meaning behind her work, taking close consideration of where the clothing came from and where it will end up.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Fashion and Gender Roles
What do the fashions of an era say about the values and gender roles of that era? Expert groups examine primary source documents and fashion visuals of the 1900s, 1920s, 1940s, and 1950s and consider how these fashions reflect economic and societal influences.
6th - 12th Language Arts 84 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Students listen to the book Tortilla Factory to identify the productive resources and intermediate goods used to produce tortillas. In this elementary economics lesson, students produce their own paper taco following the process demonstrated by the teacher and classify the resources used to produce their paper tacos.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 5 Views 1 Download
Capitalism and Socialism
"Is capitalism competition natural and good, or should there be systems in place to check it for the sake of our collective well-being?" Explore the complexity and history behind capitalism and socialism in Crash Course World History #33. Though he presents information quickly, Green also extensively dissects these broad economic concepts, highlighting key personalities in their development, terms such as industrial and mercantilism capitalism, as well as class struggle and communism.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Textile Industry and the Triangle Factory Fire
Young scholars explore on-the-job safety during the Industrial Revolution. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students research primary and secondary sources to analyze workplaces for women during the aforementioned historical era.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 69 Downloads
The Science of Economics
Forty-one pages of economics lecture notes provide an excellent resource to supplement your lessons. This includes explanations and graphics on major principles such as scarcity, supply and demand, production factors, and growth and productivity.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 31 Views 77 Downloads
How Economic Changes Affect Lifestyles
Students take inventory of the items they have in their homes that are made outside the USA. Then they map the results to find patterns of world manufacturing. They discuss the pros and cons of outsourcing and how it affects the economics of developing countries.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 19 Downloads
The Industrial Revolution
If ever a person wanted to know about the start, spread, and effects of the Industrial Revolution now would be the time to ask. Answer questions regarding facets of the Industrial revolution in slide show format. Each slide contains amazing information, images, and review questions.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 52 Views 171 Downloads
Clarifying the differences between Capitalism, Communism, and Socialism, as well as describing the historical contexts for each, this video will help viewers understand the meaning of Communist and Capitalist countries. This resource details the philosophies of both Marx and Lenin and the idealism of the origins of Communism.
15 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 55 Views 184 Downloads
Will You Pick My Cotton?
Use this cross-curricular history lesson to work on your students' informational writing skills. After listening to songs and stories related to Sultana, they engage in a several activities to boost their understanding of slavery and agricultural practice prior to and after the Civil War.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 25 Views 56 Downloads
Those Golden Jeans
What do pizza, jeans, and gold have in common? Give up? They are all products that require natural, human, or capital resources to be mined or produced. They also require a market price that can fluctuate with the ebb of supply and demand. Learners complete a variety of activities to examine these very basic economic concepts.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 32 Downloads
Understanding the Industrial Revolution
This 4-page worksheet on the industrial revolution asks over 40 questions on everything from economics to politics to inventions. It appears that this accompanies a specific reading; however, the corresponding text is not identified. You would want to use this as a reference, but without the correct reading, the assessment is questionable to use as is.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 94 Views 462 Downloads
Factory vs. Plantation in the North and South
Middle schoolers discuss and compare life in the South and life in the North during the American civil War. They compare factory management rules to plantation management rules during that period. A variety of assessment activities are completed.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 61 Downloads
Industrialization In Lowell, Massachusetts
Students explore the idealistic expectations of the industrialists who financed and built mills in Lowell, Massachusetts. They research how the expectations of Lowell mill founders compared to the reality of life in the textile mills for the young women who comprised the factory's principal work force.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 19 Downloads
Made In Mexico
Second graders engage in a literature study that highlights the making of guitars in Mexico. They strengthen reading comprehension skills by using the illustrations to help derive meaning from the text. The students discuss the economic principles mentioned in the book.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Theory of Comparative Advantage
Students take a closer look at comparative advantage. In this economics lesson, students discover details about opportunity cost, comparative advantage, and absolute advantage. Students participate in a simulation that requires them to calculate comparative and absolute advantage as they engage in trade.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads
How To Make An Apple Pie And See The World
Third graders investigate the concept of economics by engaging in a literature study using a children's book. They conduct a literature search looking for the history and development of business and other financial institutions. They also construct a simple map and explain its parts.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads