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Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Pupils begin to develop the building blocks of strong financial decision making by reviewing how their past purchases are examples of cost comparing, cost-benefit analysis, and budgeting.
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3D Printing Robots

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is water worth to you? The answer probably depends on many different variables. Learners explore the value of water in space and what it takes to transport the resource to locations in a galaxy far far away. They then consider...
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2013 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
People often set off fireworks to celebrate. What is the cost of the annoyance of their neighbors? Economics help answer that question! Learners consider this problem, along with prompts on price and competition, using College Board...
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2018 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How much should Nirali study for her history and economics exams if she has a limited amount of time for both? Scholars consider opportunity cost in using this real-world scenario from College Board. Other questions include looking at a...
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New Sense, Inc. vs. Fish 'Till U Drop or Coase Vs. Pigou

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who is responsible for protecting the environment, and who should pay when it is damaged? The role of government and private industry is complicated. A role-play simulation prompts individuals to decide how to protect a fictitious town...
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Out of Africa: Why Early Humans Settled around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why would someone want to leave home? The age-old question is at the center of a thought-provoking activity. Scholars consider why humans move around the world both during pre-historical times and today using a PowerPoint, reading on...
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The Economics of Income: If You’re So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If basketball players make more than teachers, why shouldn't learners all aspire to play in the NBA? Unraveling the cost and benefits of education and future economic success can be tricky. Economic data, real-life cases, and some...
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Green Eggs and ...Economics?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars use four different children's books by Dr. Seuss to analyze microeconomic concepts. Group presentations and research help them better understand simple economic concepts through simple stories.
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Research Ethics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists designing experiments to research human behavior must consider weighty ethical concerns. Class members act as members of an institutional review board and examine proposals to determine whether included provisions...
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Intro to Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's an opportunity cost to everything you do, but it's minimal when you're learning about an applicable topic like economics. Join the Crash Course team as they introduce a 35-part video series on economics and briefly address some...
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When is a Wind Farm a Good Investment?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When will a wind farm pay for itself? Individuals calculate the anticipated annual revenue for two proposed wind farms. By comparing the number of years it takes to pay back the initial investment, they determine which site makes the...
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Negative Externalities

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Explore one of the four market failures and the role of government in negative externalities. In this video, an economics instructor discusses what occurs when costs spillover to someone other than producers and how the government...
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Decisions, Decisions!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How does one go about making a decision? Go with the flow, flip a coin? How about rock, paper, scissors? What things should be taken into consideration when making a decision? Does one need to consider benefits and/or consequences? A...
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Promoting Physical Activity with Pedometers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Promote fitness with pedometers! This is a great idea as there is immediate feedback and of course, pretty much everyone can walk! This PowerPoint is designed to promote a specific physical education program, but is well worth all the...
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Timing Is Everything

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss the incentives and opportunity costs of spending vs. saving. They follow an interactive website which shows them the how much money they could end up with by saving instead of spending.
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Money Management: Lesson 2 - Benefits of the Job

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of fringe benefits and the emphasis that should be placed upon them when considering a job. They discuss Worker's Compensation, unemployment insurance, and Social Security benefits. In addition, students...
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The Economic Way of Thinking - About Everything

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners write their definitions of economics on index cards and revise them as the lesson continues. They discuss the principles of economic reasoning and after completing a quiz, use economic reasoning to solve "real life" mysteries.
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Highway Link Design

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Discover a renewed appreciation for the highway transportation department. with a lesson that has scholars design a highway route that meets certain conditions, including traffic flow, curves, speed limits, financial costs, and...
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What is Physical Fitness?

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore and discuss what physical fitness actually is, its benefits and how to obtain it through a variety of ways. They summarize the five parts of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance,muscular strength, muscular...
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Dollars and Sense

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read "Starting a Business" and answer the question: "How could you design an ad to let the community know about the business described in the story?" Then, they illustrate a written ad that could be posted in the...
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The Risk-Benefit Factor Challenging Our Environment

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the factors that are contributing to the degrading of the Earth's environment. In groups, they analyze the types of hazards when dealing with pests and give an example of each. For each situation given, they...
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For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students distinguish between natural and man-made radiation. They measure radiation using a Geiger counter and investigate footprints of radiation.
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Who Benefits From Trade?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students work together in groups to determine the benefits of a product. They discuss how their product relates to statements given to them by their teacher. They present their findings to the class.
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A Perfect Pet

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read the story "The Perfect Pet". They examine how scarcity is a problem in society when people can not have everything they want which forces them to make (economic) choices.