Macroeconomics Teacher Resources
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The Fall of the Dollar
Students synthesize the basic workings of the international market for foreign exchange, especially how exchange rates are determined, how the value of a nation's currency is connected to its international trade, and how governmental policies can impact t
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Focus on Economic Data
Students define important vocabulary related to business. In this algebra lesson plan, students identify the current and historical growth of US gross domestic product. They speculate about the future economic conditions and what would cause it to get better or worse.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 7 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
Globalization and Foreign Investment and Latin America
Consider the impact of foreign investment in Latin America. Young economists read the provided handouts about foreign investment in Latin America and then solve the investment scenarios and case studies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
Chapter 17: Economic Growth and the New Economy
Is economic growth necessary to remain a relevant world power? These slides discuss the definition and implications of growth economics, complete with global comparisons and ways to account for growth. Graphs and charts are easy to read and understand, even for the beginning economist.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 49 Downloads
Production Possibilities Curve
Use a production possibilities curve to explain efficiency in terms of opportunity cost, consumption, and scarcity. A video shows how the Production Possibilities Curve is used to calculate opportunity cost and scarcity. Learners then practice using the formula and take a quiz.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 39 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy, April 25, 2012
Examine the Federal Reserve System and how monetary policy effects various aspects of the US economics system. Here you'll find all the necessary data and background information to lead a lecture on the Federal Reserve. You'll also find web links and two activity ideas intended to help upper graders understand how financial policies are made.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 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
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
A Car for College?
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.
10th - 11th Math 23 Views 152 Downloads
An Economic SIM-ulus Package
Students examine economic policy. In this Economics lesson, students learn about the structure of the Federal Reserve System and the functioning of the Federal Open Market Committee. The four-lesson unit consists of simulations and internet research designed to have students take on the roles of participants in a FOMC meeting.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 64 Downloads
The National Economy - Measures and Models
Pupils review economic goals and evaluate progress in achieving those goals. They focus on equity, efficiency, economic freedom and growth. They provide and example of a production decision for the economy as a whole.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 19 Downloads
Economic Health Indicators: Inflation and Unemployment Worksheet
Ensure your economists understand demand and supply curves with this 13-question inflation and unemployment worksheet. Although it references a text, information students need is included on a separate notes handout (included). Consider having students take notes instead of simply reading.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 113 Downloads
Use this packet of resources in your career unit about writing a resume. Filled with instructions, suggestions, and examples, this series of worksheets could be a great addition to a unit about careers and professional writing. Excellent for junior high, high school, college, or an adult ed class.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 86 Views 544 Downloads
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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.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Geography: Where on Earth Are the Postage Stamp Countries?
Seventh graders research the six European "postage stamp" (small) countries and research interesting facts about them. In groups, they are assigned to one of the six countries of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, or Vatican City.
7th Social Studies & History 30 Views 55 Downloads