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159 resources with the concept economic principles

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The Story of the Federal Reserve: Middle School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading the charming cartoon about the United States Federal Reserve, pupils often need to complete activities to retain their learning. The resource does a wonderful job of using class discussion and various written exercises to...
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"The Cluster of Errors" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Does the financial crises of 2008 fit the Austrian economic theory of "boom and bust"? American economics professor Lawrence H. White discusses economists' rationale for following interest rates and the reliability of turning to theory...
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Macroeconomics 15 Minute Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Don't underestimate the amount of content you can review in under 15 minutes! Watch as this familiar and savvy economics instructor provides an overview of all macroeconomics, from scarcity and the production possibilities curve to trade...
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The Laffer Curve - Economic Theories

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Delve into the world of economic theory with the Laffer curve and introduce your young economists to the relationship between tax revenue and tax rates.
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Deck the Halls with Macro Follies

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Does consumer spending really grow the economy? Check out this well-produced, comical and memorable video to consider this question with your young economists. 
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Episode 19: Costs of Production and the Shutdown Decision

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The 19th podcast of a 21-part series on economics focuses on the costs of production when running a business. Historians analyze the difference between fixed, explicit, and implicit costs. They use mathematical equations to find total...
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Episode 1: Opportunity Cost

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The concept of opportunity cost challenges historians to analyze how some choices come at a loss in the opening lesson of a 21-part economic series. Podcasts offer insight into the subject of what a decision costs the consumer....
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Inflation Data: Is the Economy Healthy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Scarcity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How can having too little of something impact your life? Scholars investigate the concept of scarcity in their own lives and in the overall picture of the economy. Brainstorming activities as well as student-parent work bring to light...
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Community and Economy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
What does it take to make a town run smoothly each and every day? Scholars create their own Biztown with hands-on interactive activities. Using games, demonstrations, and decision-making skills, they learn what resources they need for a...
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Step 10: Make Your Pitch

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Step right up! The final installment of a 10-part series has scholars make their sales pitch to the class. They complete final templates to help put their project presentations together. Incorporating all of the strategies and ideas of...
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Step 6: Plan Your Attack

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Lights, camera, ACTION! Pupils learn what it takes to set up an action plan to achieve a goal in the sixth installment of a 10-part County Solutions - High School series. They research, analyze, and work together to create a plan of...
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Step 9: Grab People’s Attention

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Attention! Attention! Scholars investigate the concept of attention-grabbers in advertising a product or a cause. They use the ninth installment of a 10-part County Solutions - High School series to analyze t-shirts, bumper stickers,...
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Step 8: Talk It Up

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You have 30 seconds to sell your idea ... go! Scholars master the art of the elevator pitch in the eighth step of a 10-part series. They use research, practice, and step-by-step planning to gain a better understanding of the method....
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Step 7: Fill the Holes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to communicate without using emojis or hashtags! In the seventh step of a 10-part County Solutions - High School unit scholars analyze professional communication when accomplishing a goal. They use examples, research, and data...
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Step 5: Identify Your Stakeholders

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever had a goal, but needed help achieving it? Scholars analyze the purpose of stakeholders in the fifth installment of a 10-part County Solutions - High School series. They investigate finances, personal concerns, geography,...
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Sand Art Brownies

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Which is better, Coke or Pepsi? Pupils analyze the concept of substitute goods as they investigate the choice to purchase alternate products for better prices. Fun and practical, the engaging shopping exercise helps savvy scholars get...
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Jokes, Quotations, and Cartoons in Economics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Humor offers a great tool teach the basics of economics to scholars via video clips, satire, and political cartoons. Individuals create their own economic humor to present to the class—with the assistance of Daryl Cagel's online...
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Economic Schools of Thought

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...
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Practical Money Skills: Loans and Expenses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A dollar saved is a dollar earned—but what about a dollar spent? Guide young financial wizards through important economic decisions in their near future.
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The European Union’s Economic and Monetary Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the benefits of using the Euro, the EU's common currency? What are the challenges faced? As their examination of the European Union continues, class members investigate the impact on how the switch to the Euro impacted...
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Goods and Services

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
What is the difference between a good and a service? After introducing your youngsters to this fundamental economic concept, offer this activity as practice or to assess their new understanding.
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"The Bust" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust with Lawrence H. White

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
In the "boom and bust" of a business cycle, what takes place during a recession? What should the role of government be? Watch as an American professor of economics comments on this theory, which mixes the interview with relevant graphics...
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Hayek's Gift

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Two economists walk into a restaurant...Here is a fun video clip that provides a small glimpse into the influential economic theories of John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek.