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Track the Path of Coffee From Farm to Store Shelf
Students investigate the cultivation and marketing of coffee. In this global studies lesson, students consider the connections of the 21st century world as they explore how coffee makes it from farms to their homes. Students consider the economic impact of the food chain as well as the workers in developing countries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Little House In the Big Woods
Students explore economics by reading classic literature with their classmates. In this farm production lesson, students read the famous story Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Students complete handouts based upon farm resources, inputs, outputs and natural resources mentioned in the story.
5th - 7th Language Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
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 30 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Case Study: Gross Domestic Product - March 2002
Students gain access to easily understood, timely interpretations of monthly announcements of rate of change in real GDP and the accompanying related data in the U.S. economy. They categorize items into GDP categories.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
How is a Crayon Made
First graders discus crayons and what they believe they are made of. They view a chunk of paraffin. the teacher tells students that paraffin is made from the same oil that is used to make gasoline for cars. They discuss how the increase in oil prices could affect the cost of wax crayons.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The Textile Industry and the Triangle Factory Fire
Students 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 17 Views 71 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
High schoolers 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 63 Views 177 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 27 Views 58 Downloads
First Grade Economics Unit
First graders begin by studying the differences between a "good" and a "service". They compare items to each other to help comprehend the differences. They also look into the differences between buyers and sellers and how the choices they make effect them in various ways.
1st Social Studies & History 12 Views 55 Downloads
Factory vs. Plantation in the North and South
Students 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
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
Second graders identify the economic principles and processes that are helpful to producers and consumers when making good decisions. Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary text as well as explain how people get the economic resources needed to produce a product by describing how Maria and her family barter and trade their eggs for other resources to make chicken sancocho.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
What is Economics?
Students define economics; Explain the importance and process of making economic choices and decisions; Identify the factors of Production; Determine the goal of entrepreneurship. Students identify and describe the difficulties associated with barter; Identify and describe the difficulties associated with barter; Explain why true self-sufficiency is rare; Identify the economic benefits of interdependence.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 42 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Employment and the Unemployment Rate, May 7, 2010
Pupils examine The Employment Report from April 2010. In this economic data lesson, students review data provided and explore links to figure out the changes in U.S. employment and unemployment and what factors have influenced it by completing provided questions through assessment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
In order to effectively demonstrate depreciation of a capital asset, Sal outlines the COGS for a company over four years, including a factory tooling cost required every two years. As he calculates the operating profit, learners see that the company, although turning a steady revenue, appears unstable.
13 mins Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download