Macroeconomics Teacher Resources

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Students examine what defines unemployment numbers in the United States. For this economic data lesson, students complete worksheets, watch a video, and have a class debate in order to understand how the U.S. defines and comes up with unemployment rates and the individual factors that make it up.
In this economics worksheet, students respond to 18 short answer and problem solving questions regarding the concept of elasticity.
Learners examine and analyze the characteristic problem of each phase of the business cycle. Students articulate the appropriate choices for each of the problems described. Learners apply the writing process to write an essay.
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. The layout is confusing and cluttered, and will need adjusting. INdian monetary values are used, which may also require adjustment for your class.
Is there a correlation between a country's wealth and the extent of its ecological footprint? What exactly constitutes an ecological footprint, and how does one country stack up against the rest? This is a unique lesson to incorporate into Earth Day activities or an environmental science class. Invite your class to investigate the inequality that exists in the world today in natural resource usage, waste accumulation, and pollution production.
Your young economists will explore the roots of fears about high inflation by learning the effects of rising prices during the world wars and in particular the Great Inflation of the 1970s.
Experience the ebb and flow of the economy with a video reviewing the fundamental concepts of the business cycle. Here you'll find an explanation of how unemployment, GDP growth, and inflation are all present in a basic graph of the business cycle.
Similar to the value of reading a table of contents before delving into a complex textbook, check out this video introduction to a unit of economic concepts, including aggregate demand and supply and fiscal policy.
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. There are also a few activities to engage the class. Fairly high quality, with few typographical errors.
High utilization of capacity leads to a raise in prices. Salman Khan discusses competition and its effect on inflation.
As your learners prepare for their next major economics assessment, or perhaps the daunting AP Economics test, these flashcards will be a great resource to have at their disposal! From fiscal policy to factor markets, this app offers hundreds of important key terms to review at their fingertips.
Currently inflation, unemployment, our GDP, and Federal Reserve are all impacting the consumer price index. But what does this mean for consumers and producers under the US Economics system? Learners research data and websites, and engage in a class discussion to find out.
High schoolers study the pros and cons of globalization. They highlight the economic concepts of comparative advantage, specialization, and opportunity cost. They read and discuss the "FRBSF Economic Letter: Globalization: Threat or Opportunity for the U.S. Economy?"
In this budgeting lesson, students use given income and expenses to create a chart and decide if they can afford a car. Web research is used to find current prices for each expense and selected terms and concepts. Students create a PowerPoint presentation as a final project.
Students examine economic policy.  In this Economics instructional activity, students learn about the structure of the Federal Reserve System and the functioning of the Federal Open Market Committee.  The four-instructional activity unit consists of simulations and internet research designed to have students take on the roles of participants in a FOMC meeting.
Does technology affect our intelligence? It's definitely a question worth pondering. Pose it to your class, and then have them read the article provided. This difficult text would be best for 11th grade and higher. As their reading comes to a close, they complete the four thought-provoking questions provided. This article is sure to spark some interesting discussion. 
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.
High schoolers research distribution of income and how it affects poverty.
Students study the concept of scarcity and that it requires people to make choices when trying to satisfy their unlimited wants. Groups are given bags of items and must distribute the items in the bag in a way that is acceptable to everyone in the group.
Students examine the cause and effect of deforestation and investigate possible solutions. They read and discuss an article, write an essay, and conduct research for a project involving a forest management interview, or analyzing uses of wood product.