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20 resources with the keyterm incentives

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The Economics of Recycling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate Japanese legislation. In the recycling laws lesson, students discuss Japanese laws that require people to pay a recycling fee for large appliances. Young scholars discuss how this effects consumers, the...
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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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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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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 Economics of Voting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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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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. In 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
Pupils examine Share Economy. For this economic studies lesson, 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
High schoolers 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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Schools for Sale

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students 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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What is a Stock? or, Who Owns McDonald's?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Pupils explore profit and risk. In this economics instructional activity, 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...
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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...
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PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION, AND INCENTIVES

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design a web page. They include features he or she would typically like to see when visiting web pages. They title the topic of the web page "Features That Make a Great Web Site." They explain that there are incentives...
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Pay to Learn?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the concept of schools paying students as an incentive for scoring higher on standardized tests. They debate the key issues of this question and write a letter to the local board of education expressing their position.
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Is Capitalism Good for the Poor? | How Incentives Affect Innovation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students focus on the role played by a nation's institutions in generating creativity, invention and innovation, and analyzes how innovation promotes the economic growth that raises standards of living and alleviates poverty.
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ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Career Advancement

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, while examining an extensive vocabulary list on the board, explore how to request job transfers as well as work for job incentives. A graphic organizer helps to assist the students in this task before them.