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66 resources with the concept labor

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Factors of Production and Economic Decision-Making

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Class members begin this engaging economics activity by listing all the resources used in the production of a car, and use that example to draw parallels to the four primary factors of production: capital goods, labor, natural resources,...
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Childhood Lost: Child Labor in the United States, 1830-1930

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Working in groups, middle and high schoolers describe and discuss photographs depicting working conditions experienced by child laborers in the 19th century. They then write a persuasive paragraph supporting an amendment to regulate the...
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Child Labor in America

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Learners investigate child labor during the Great Depression. In this US policy lesson, students evaluate multiple layers of the social, economic, and political affects of policy during the Great Depression. Learners will engage in 5...
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Pullman Strike

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewHistory is ironic, isn't it? In the Pullman strike, federal power thought to protect citizens was used to break the union. What started as a quest for better wages and benefits during an economic crisis was crushed through violence and...
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US History and Government Examination: June 2012

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The reform movements—such as abolition, the push for women's suffrage, and the labor movement—shaped modern America. A document analysis activity and essay prompt help learners consider why. Other items in the high-level exam include an...
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Life in the Age of Machines

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What was life like during the Industrial Revolution? Using a variety of activities, including writing out the dreams of laborers, industrialists, and urban dwellers, learners consider the positive and negative impacts of the Age of...
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1999 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Imports often affect the production of domestic goods. Scholars consider the variables in this situation with a scaffolded prompt from College Board. Other items examine factors in production and compare the production advantage between...
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2002 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The government catches a firm in the act of polluting. What will happen to the company's profits? Learners consider the question and others using authentic College Board materials. Other problem sets examine wages and labor and price...
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2002 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Inventors with patents have a distinct advantage in the market. But what happens when the patent expires? A series of questions from College Board asks learners to consider the effects of a patent expiration. Other practice prompts...
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2003 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How are monopolies and competitive firms similar and different? Scholars consider the question using authentic College Board materials. Other prompts consider supply and demand curves and the relationship between wages and output.
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2003 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A company producing smoke alarms has a monopoly. However, what factors influence its profit and production? A series of prompts from College Board asks learners to consider the impact. Other practice problems include examining what...
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2007 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A monopoly gives a company exclusive rights to a market. What is the impact of that decision on the economy? Problem sets from College Board explore this question, as well as variables in labor markets and government regulations on profit.
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2014 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What effect do dynamics, monopolies, and the balance of skilled and unskilled labor have on a market place? How does supply affect the price of gasoline? Learners consider these questions and more using College Board materials as they...
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2017 AP® Microeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How much corn does a farmer need to grow if he wants to make a profit? A prompt from College Board asks learners to put themselves in the boots of a farmer growing crops for the alternative fuel market. Additional prompts consider the...
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2010 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Currency depreciation, technology, an increase in the price of oil, or an increase in consumer spending have powerful impacts on an economy. Learners evaluate these effects using authentic materials from College Board. Other questions...
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2007 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Indigenous languages are making a comeback in some parts of the world. People now see land use patterns in our cities' marketplaces. Why do these things happen? Queries from the 2007 AP exam in Human Geography unpack these complicated...
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2013 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How have railroads influenced urban growth? What are the consequences of population booms? What has led to the growth of tech centers like Silicon Valley? A series of short-answer questions from the College Board explores the dynamics in...
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How Neolithic Farmers Increased Their Standard of Living

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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....
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Wages and the Black Death

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While the Black Death wiped out a third of Europe's population during the Middle Ages, its destruction paved the way for better wages for workers and even an early form of modern capitalism. The relationship between the cataclysmic event...
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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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Episode 4: The Labor Market

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
How much are your skills worth in the labor market? Young historians research how people sell their skills to an employer for a certain price, just like a good or product. They discuss what exactly helps someone market themselves to...
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The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Industrial Revolution changed transportation systems, social systems, and economies. Episode 21 of Crash Course History of Science examines the Industrial Revolution. From the invention and improvements to the steam engine to the...
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What’s the Market for My Labor?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Is it easy to find a job I'll love? Show scholars the importance of understanding the labor market with part three in a five-part series of career and college readiness lesson plans. After learning important vocabulary, learners track...
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What’s A Hot Job?

For Teachers 10th Standards
What jobs are the next best thing? Curious career scholars explore their options in lesson three of a five-part series. Pupils research job trends and labor statistics before discussing the factors that influence occupation trends.