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Students 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.
Students 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.
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.
Young scholars create and budgets. 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. Young scholars 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.