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High schoolers investigate the concepts related to the economic system of the European Union by looking at the currency of the Euro in comparison to the American dollar. They compare and contrast the Federal Reserve, International Monetary Fund, and the European Central Bank.
Students examine environmental and social impacts of products that consumers buy. For this environmental stewardship lesson, students play a game that requires them to consider real costs of products. Students consider the environmental costs of extraction, production, distribution, consumption, and disposal.
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. Simple definition questions include concepts such as stagflation and aggregate, and several short-answer questions have students considering the influence of supply and demand on GDP.
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. On poster board, 7th graders create a postage stamp for their country.