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Teaching Economics and Rock and Roll: Unemployment
Students explore the consequences of unemployment. In this macroeconomics instructional activity, students listen to the songs “Johnny 99” and “Worried Man.” Students discuss the socioeconomic costs of unemployment as they analyze the songs.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 6 Views 21 Downloads
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9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Prioritizing National Economic Goals
Eighth graders define the generally accepted list of national economic goals. They discuss the compatability/incompatibility of goals. They participate in a consensus-building exercise to rank economic goals in order of importance.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: Real GDP Growth
High schoolers examine a report by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) covering an estimate of the level and growth of GDP in the U.S. In this economic data lesson, students find out what growth has taken place by reviewing the report which includes charts and graphs and then answering questions provided on an assessment and essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 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
Time Inconsistency: Today’s Actions = Tomorrow’s Regrets
Why do we choose instant gratification over maximizing lifetime satisfaction? How is this reflected in government and macroeconomics? Learn how one research analyst proposes individuals and governments can accomplish greater lifetime utility in the face of time inconsistency.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy
Twelfth graders identify and define in writing, various economic terms by conducting a Web search. In this macroeconomics lesson, 12th graders explain the development process and purpose of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book by conducting a search and completing a question sheet.
12th Math 5 Views 38 Downloads
Aggregate Demand and Supply and LRAS
Learn about the "most important graph in all of macroeconomics: aggregate demand and aggregate supply". Here, an economics instructor explains how wages, resource prices, and supply are all affected within shifting aggregate curves.
3 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students identify the main phases of the business cycle and the conditions that are expected during a recession and boom. They discuss the difficulty of economic policy making. They practice solving equations using interest rates.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, March, 2012
Read all about the various types of unemployment and the United States is are currently at the low-point of an unemployment cycle. Kids examine what economic factors affect the unemployment rate, and what data shows for different US populations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - January 29, 2003
Follow the Federal Open Market Committee announcements and newspapers to look for stories about the Federal Reserve actions that target interest rates and boost spending and employment in the United States. This lesson incorporates math, economics, and current events in a real world context.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, December 22, 2011
Focus on the third quarter estimate of the US real GDP. Kids will determine current GDP growth, identify the GDP, discuss the relationship between the GDP and various economic indicators, and predict future economic conditions. Vocabulary, background information, charts, and web links are all included.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Use this economic activity to focus on writing summaries of informational text. First, middle schoolers define common economic terms used to describe news about the economy. They closely read news about the federal budget deficit and present their findings in order to better explain the fundamental questions underlying current economic policy.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 302 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, 4th Quarter 2011 (Final Estimate, March 29, 2012)
What are the economic implications of business cycles and GDP Growth? Identify current GDP growth, compare current data to historical data, then determine the connection between economic indicators and the Real GDP. Vocabulary, resource links, and data are all included.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
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6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 3 Downloads
Economics Term Review
If you are preparing your economics class for a final exam, this tool could be very helpful. Whether you pick and choose or use all 85 prompts, an entire course in both micro and macro economics can be found in this 3-page review. Both studies are broken into basic definition questions, short-answer, and long-answer.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 7 Views 47 Downloads