Economic Concepts Teacher Resources
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EconMovies 2: Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Marginal Analysis)
Who knew that so many of the hilarious moments from Monty Python and the Holy Grail would be perfect for illustrating one of the most important concepts in economics: marginal analysis. In the second video of this fantastic series, your...
5 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
EconMovies 1: Star Wars (Scarcity, Choices, and Exchange)
Scarcity, choices, and the fundamentals of economics... in Star Wars! Here is a highly entertaining and incredibly informative video that uses several clips from the Star Wars to explain how economists make assumptions. The video also...
7 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Monopolies and Anti-Competitive Markets
New ReviewTake your knowledge of monopolies off the board game and into economic concepts with an engaging video from Crash Course Economics. It explains the philosophy behind government regulations of monopolies and horizontal integration, the...
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Economics of Ghostbusters
How do the men of Ghostbusters represent entrepreneurship, the market economy, and government oversight? This video provides unique insight into the risks of startup companies, as well as the foundational features of a market economy,...
10 mins 10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
EconMovies 5: Cars (GDP, Recession, and Fiscal Policy)
Compare and contrast world economies and their differences in capital, and examine the four components of GDP with a dynamic speaker and scenes from the movie Cars. The video draws connections between the film and topics such as the...
6 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Kids as Decision Makers" - Distinguishing between Needs and Wants
First graders distinguish between wants and needs. In this wants and needs lesson, the teacher introduces the concepts of wants and needs by reading the class a story, then students use magazine pictures and sort the pictures into...