Economic Growth and the Determinants of Productive Capacity
In this economics learning exercise, students read some background information, then answer questions about tables and supply curves.
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GDP: Does It Measure Up?
Here is resource that offers a very clear explanation for how economists measure economic growth by comparing real GDP over time. There is also an additional worksheet that details the expenditure method and four components for...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Business Cycle and Important Economic Measures
Help your class understand the natural cycle of growth and decline in an economy, and the importance of GDP, the unemployment rate, and inflation. Your learners will begin with reading, worksheets, and detailed direct instruction on...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Ethics of Outsourcing to China
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Chapter 8: Introduction to Economic Growth and Instability
Help your young economists put the current financial situation into context with this fluid and informative presentation. Complete with a thorough list of key terms at the end and a useful navigation tool on each slide, the presentation...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
GDP and Economic Growth
Get into the nitty gritty of GDP as this economics instructor breaks down how we measure the growth of an economy within a country's borders. You will review the four components (consumers, investments, government, and foreign...
4 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Get out of the textbook and into real economic issues with an innovative video. Crash Course Economics takes learners through a tour of macroeconomics and applies the three major factors of macroeconomics—gross domestic product,...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, December 22, 2011
Focus on the third quarter estimate of the US real GDP. Kids will determine current GDP growth, identify the GDP, discuss the relationship between the GDP and various economic indicators, and predict future economic conditions....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History