We found 51 resources with the concept economic growth
How Neolithic Farmers Increased Their Standard of Living
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How do people improve their economic situations? While many learners may not consider questions about how many crops to grow in ancient times were economic decisions, a hands-on activity encourages individuals to make these connections....
Episode 8, Segment 2: The PPF Illustrates Underemployment, Economic Expansion, and Economic Growth
5 mins 8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is it possible to be overqualified for the current job market? Scholars analyze underemployment and what it takes to potentially out-price yourself for a job. A short video lesson outlines economic growth and researches job trends....
Inflation Data: Is the Economy Healthy?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What stories do current trends tell about society, fashion, and the future? Scholars investigate the concept of inflation and its impact on the future of the American economy. They compile current economic data to determine the level of...
Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's a question economists, anthropologists, and sociologists have asked themselves since the first regional lines were drawn in the sand. Are there common factors that destine one country to thrive and another to struggle? An...
Quarrying - Economic, Environmental and Social Effects
6 mins 9th - 12th
Where does limestone actually come from? The sixth video in a seven-part series introduces pupils to the quandary of quarrying. The resource examines the positive economic factors involved in digging for limestone, as well as the...
An Introduction to Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century
3 mins 9th - 12th
Does the structure of capitalism eliminate inequality or reinforce it? That is the essential question of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century. Introduce young economists to Piketty's "Central Contradiction of Capitalism" with a...
Beyond the Gold—The Alaska Gold Rushes
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Inquiry, investigation, and research are the hallmarks of a lesson that asks class members to examine a variety of primary and secondary sources about the Alaskan gold rushes. Groups then present their findings in the form of a play, a...
The Economics of Happiness
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Money may not be able to buy happiness, but economic security can certainly contribute to overall happiness. A video from Crash Course economics presents the ways happiness can and cannot be quantified, including the value of intrinsic...
Robert Skidelsky on Keynesian Economics - It's All About Spending
15 mins 10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Get the full scoop on John Maynard Keynes and the origins of his incredible influence on macroeconomics and the role of government. British economist Robert Skidelsky offers unique insight into Keynesian economics and its fundamental...
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, August 26, 2011
9th - 12th
Young economists answer a series of critical thinking questions as they analyze real data that shows GDP Growth. They examine the provided charts, read through the background information, and discuss changes that occurred in the third...
Chapter 8: Introduction to Economic Growth and Instability
10th - 12th
Help your young economists put the current financial situation into context with this fluid and informative presentation. Complete with a thorough list of key terms at the end and a useful navigation tool on each slide, the presentation...
Honors Unit 7 Chapters 16 & 17 The Global Economy Test Review
11th - 12th
From tariffs and NAFTA to trade agreements and global policy, your class can cover all of it with a handy study guide. Prepare advanced learners for a two-chapter test on the global economy with 45 main ideas to focus on while they study.