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This thorough resource helps government and economics classes understand the complexity of city planning by giving them the responsibility to plan a budget and then propose cuts in a mock city council meeting. It includes background information, an introductory activity to increase relevance, key vocabulary, and two additional activities along with all of the necessary worksheets. While this was intended for residents of Omaha, it is adaptable to any location. Includes standards and a rubric.
Alternative energy and economics, two big topics that are taking the front seat in an informative activity. Kids begin to consider the cost benefit of alternative energy choices and how they affect consumers based on non-price determinants. They'll work through a series of problems and read related information as well as contact local school authorities to see it they are participating in any alternative energy programs.
High schoolers examine the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data for employment and unemployment rates in the United States. In this current event lesson, students review charts, research given topics and case studies, complete worksheets and analyze statistics as they deal with the employment and unemployment rates for 2009.
What do sports have to do with economics? A lot, if you're talking about professional sports franchises. Learners investigate the costs, revenue, and incentives in investing in professional sports teams. They'll use data from Forbes magazine and a worksheet to complete their investigation.
Middle schoolers analyze a case involving a government's use of eminent domain powers to construct a comprehension of property rights and how they might be viewed as essential protections for citizens in a constitutional democracy. They Use the U.S. Constitution and the Constitution of the Republic of Georgia, students compare how two constitutional democracies view property rights.
Students read and analyze the founding documents of the United States. They read and discuss the article "Understanding the Meanings and Purposes of Our National Documents" by Richard J. Gonzalez, complete a KWL chart, and create a timeline of historical events in the U.S. and the development of significant documents.
Students identify and interpret traditional historical points of reference in U. S. history through 1877. Then they identify the foundations of representative government in the United States. Students also identify the American beliefs and principles reflected in important historic documents. Finally, they write an analysis or essay comparing and contrasting significant historical documents of the United States