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92 resources with the concept consumerism

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Satisfaction Please!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who are you going to call when you have a customer service problem? The three lessons in the “Satisfaction Please!” unit module are about understanding consumer rights. Here, young consumers research organizations, government agencies,...
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WE Are Innovators: Elementary Resources

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A collection of five resources encourages young scientists to be innovative thinkers and design a sustainable product or service. Lessons target pollution, food waste, energy-inefficient housing, and transportation issues.
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Admongo Lesson Plans

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Ads no longer target just teens and adults. Kids from eight to 12 have become the focus of a whole new generation of advertisers. A collection of four resources help tweens develop the critical thinking skills they need to understand...
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Satisfaction Please! (Part 3)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding the US government's role proves very important in the American economy, especially for consumers. Scholars learn about how varying government agencies help them when facing an issue. The third and final resource in the...
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Satisfaction Please! (Part 2)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Simply understanding consumer rights may not help people solve their problems. Understanding who to turn to becomes key in many different scenarios. Teach the value of various organizations that fight for consumer rights through...
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Satisfaction Please! (Part 1)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The topic of consumerism seems easy to those who participate actively in the US economy, but pupils who are new to economics may see the idea as foreign. Help them understand their rights as consumers and what to expect when interacting...
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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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The Economics of WALL-E

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
If you've seen the popular Disney Pixar animated film WALL-E, did you catch the film's allusions to key economic concepts as the tragedy of the commons, collective ownership, personal incentive, and consumerism? It's all there, and...
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Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
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Today’s Native America

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewThe 2016-2017 protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) motivated Camille Seaman to create "We Are Still Here," a photo essay featuring portraits of contemporary Native Americans who protested the pipeline. This eight-page packet,...
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Orb-It

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do the products you use rate on a greeness scale? Scholars use a tool to analyze shampoos and cars for their sustainability. They consider factors that affect the environment, the economy, and equity. This is the ninth lesson in a...
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China - Where Will They Fit in the World Economy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach scholars why China is so crucial to global economics through an informative resource. Activities include using databases to search for information, watching a video or listening to a podcast, and reading about China's economy as a...
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Elementary–Module 2: Circular Economy and Nature

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How can people do their part to help protect the environment? Learners participate in an engaging jigsaw activity to discuss the causes and effects of pollution. Next, pupils develop their own innovative ideas to address an environmental...
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Political Theory - William Morris

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
An item that lasts forever becomes truly priceless. The video teaches about the political theories pondered by William Morris. Featuring primary sources, visual aids, and an interesting narrative, scholars are both entertained and...
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Political Theory - Adam Smith

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can capitalism have virtue? Adam Smith thinks so! The 12th video in a series of 13 discusses Smith's political and economic views. Pupils discover these concepts and more through primary source photographs and examples that relate to...
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Post-WWII Boom: Transition to a Consumer Economy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The war is over! Scholars investigate an AP review video to uncover the post-WWII era in the United States. Viewers examine and analyze the consumerism that arose in post-war America. This is the eighth installment of a nine-part series. 
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Product Test

For Students 6th - 8th
It's the moment of truth. Previous lessons in the 24-part series had scholars design and develop shampoo formulas using chemical concepts. The 18th lesson asks them to test the function of their shampoos. To do this, they calculate the...
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The Cold War and Consumerism: Crash Course Computer Science #24

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The world of computing has come a long way since ENIAC. The 24th installment of a Crash Course Computer Science series focuses on how historical events have propelled advances in computing. From the Cold War to the Space Race to mass...
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The Right to a Clean Environment in the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
Even if a school has gone digital, chances are there's still plenty of paper being used. The three activities help scholars learn about the environmental impact of paper and another consumer products of their choosing, the issue of...
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Deconstructing Consumerism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A short, engaging video provides a critique of the hyper-consumerist mentality that many think have taken over the Western world. After watching the video, pupils reflect on their own habits and use evidence to respond to discussion and...
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Globalization and Consumerism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is the expansion of American corporations abroad a good or bad thing? After examining the global operations of Ford Motor Company, McDonald's, and Walmart, class members are asked to evaluate the impact of globalization and consumerism.
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Deconstructing Consumerism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To increase awareness and launch a discussion of consumerism, class members view What Would It Look Like, a 25 minute film of images that capture the global effects of the consumption of goods. Viewers make a list of the images that they...
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Consumerism in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Today's Teenage Consumers

For Students 9th - 12th
Help class members become savvy consumers with a series of activities that has them analyzing marketing strategies, comparing the value of brand name versus off-brand clothing, and considering the advantages and disadvantages of shopping...
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Vocabulary Consumerism

For Students 9th - 12th
If you receive poor service, should you contact the FDA or the BBB? Discuss important economic terms with a vocabulary practice page. Learners fill in the blanks after each concept and elaborate on its function in the economy.