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28 resources with the concept incentives

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The Economics of House of Cards

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How does the modern television show House of Cards and its dramatization of a power-hungry congressman in American government illustrate public choice theory—the concept that politicians retain personal interests after being elected into...
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The Economic System of Medieval Europe

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How are economics and politics intertwined? Societies in the Medieval period used feudalism for both economic and military reasons. The arrangement provided safety and met other needs. Using the included simulation, individuals...
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Why Didn't China Discover the New World?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Who was Zheng He and why haven't we heard of him? Scholars consider the question as they compare his vast expeditionary force to that of Christopher Columbus. Young historians then ponder the intersection of science, economics, and...
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Market Failures, Taxes, and Subsidies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When should the government step in for the greater public good? Watch a video that details what happens when market externalities need some help sorting themselves out, and whether those regulatory steps are beneficial or not.
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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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I Am Working For...

For Teachers K - 12th
Give your students something to work for with this simple incentive program. Requiring children to earn three stars in order to meet their goal, this is an easy way motivate them to try their hardest and be on their best behavior.
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The Economics of Recycling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate Japanese legislation. In the recycling laws lesson plan, students discuss Japanese laws that require people to pay a recycling fee for large appliances. Students discuss how this effects consumers, the government,...
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Tapped Dry: How Do You Solve a Water Shortage?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers, after evaluating different allocation methods for water, determine the costs and benefits of each method.
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Ten Mile Day

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Get your class working on the railroad with this detailed and interactive instructional activity. After reading and discussing Ten Mile Day, learners explore division of labor, human capital, and productivity with a hands-on group...
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Classroom Management Survival Kit

For Teachers K - 5th
Looking for new ways to organize student work? Or maybe your behavior management system could use some improvement? Well this 49-page collection of printable resources has exactly what you need, making it great for new and veteran...
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Timing Is Everything

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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The Economic Way of Thinking - About Everything

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students 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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The Economics of Voting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the voting behavior of people during a presidential election to determine costs and the benefits of voting and how this behavior is influenced by incentives.
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Maquilapolis: Examining Incentives in a Market Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the factors that influenced them to purchase a particular item. They work together to read and identify incentives of a character. They view a video on the topic as well.
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Ask Not What Your Government Can Do For You...Why Not?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore tax incentives that are available for businesses to locate or expand their operations. They discuss reasons entrepreneurs should be aware of the governmental incentives that are available.
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The Role of government in Waste Management

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students assess ways the government could curtail the waste disposal problem. They write letters to government officials suggesting solutions.
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Is the Tassle Worth the Hassle?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze the costs of college education. In this economics lesson, students discuss the concept of opportunity cost as it relates to obtaining a college degree to secure a job.
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Schools for Sale

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars differentiate between public and private goods. They analyze and evaluate various and positions on a public issue. They establish decision-making criteria. They develop a public policy based on a formal decision making model.
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How Can Big Business Make Money From Tariffs?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of the rise of big business in the United States. For this economics lesson, students investigate the impact of tariffs on businesses. Students also investigate the impact that incentives have on special...
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Earth Day - Hooray

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students listen to the story, Earth Day - Hooray!, and discuss the story as it is being read.  In this Earth Day lesson, students discuss incentives and penalties in regards to taking care of the Earth.  This lesson plan also includes...
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Share Economy At Work

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine Share Economy. In this economic studies lesson plan, students complete worksheets, watch videos, and have group/class discussions on the benefits and attributes of a share economy.
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In Your Own Backyard

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars identify entrepreneurial opportunities that exist in their own community. From this information they determine possible market niches and identify potential businesses that could be started to meet the demands of these...
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What is a Stock? or, Who Owns McDonald's?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore profit and risk. In this economics lesson, students read about McDonald's and Nabisco stock and discuss the risks and rewards of stock ownership. Printable worksheets ask questions about rights of stock owners and the...
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Ten Mile Day

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the impact that improvements in human capital, the use of capital goods, incentives, and division of labor can have on productivity. In this productivity instructional activity, students listen to the story Ten Mile Day...