Margaret Schimke: Marketing Apples in Taiwan
Students examine a possible career in international trade. They discover how to buy, sell and ship a good overseas. They collect research on the topic and share it with their classmates.
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Economic Systems and Macroeconomics
What works better: a planned economy or a market economy? Join the global debate with a Crash Course video about macroeconomics and the differences between economic systems. With quotes from Adam Smith and Karl Marx guiding instruction,...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Economics of Ghostbusters
How do the men of Ghostbusters represent entrepreneurship, the market economy, and government oversight? This video provides unique insight into the risks of startup companies, as well as the foundational features of a market economy,...
10 mins 10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Economics of Dallas Buyers Club
How do entrepreneurship and crony capitalism intersect with federal regulation and the Food and Drug Administration in Dallas Buyers Club? This is a fascinating video that covers a wealth of economic concepts while referencing the recent...
8 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Imagining Apple Without Steve Jobs
Who was Steve Jobs and what has he contributed to American culture and technology? Kids ask themselves these questions as they read a New York Times article about Apple and Mr. Jobs. There are seven comprehension questions for learners...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Test Your Speaking And Listening Skills: A Fair Price?
In this consumer awareness worksheet, students look at a shopping list and write what is a fair price for each item and how much is the maximum they would be willing to pay. Students discuss their lists and may visit stores to see if...
5th - 6th Math