Price Controls: Agriculture and Fisheries
Students study the Common Agricultural Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy as cases in which governments try to correct market failure. They complete a question and answer sheet.
3 Views 1 Download
Price Controls, Subsidies, and the Risks of Good Intentions
When prices get too high, the government should put price controls in place, right? Not necessarily. A video from Crash Course Economics explains how price controls can affect the equilibrium price of a product, and potentially lead to a...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Income and Wealth Inequality
The Industrial Revolution and globalization have been a triumph in the developed nations, but served to widen and accelerate the wealth gap between the richest and poorest countries in the world. Explore the differences between the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Price Controls: Prescribed Drugs in North America
Students examine the nature of price controls, the impact of maximum prices below the equilibrium level on a market, the effect it can have on other markets, the requirements for effective price discrimination in a market, and the price...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
America's Heartland: Step-By-Step Lesson Guide
An excellent resource gets kids looking at agricultural production to better understand the careers needed in distributing foods from the farm to the consumer. Book, poster, web, and video links are included for teacher use. There is...
7th - 12th Science
U.S. Agricultural Subsidies and Nutrition
Most young people don't spend a lot of time thinking about why some foods cost less than others. This resource uses clips from the documentary, Food, Inc. to explore the impact of agricultural subsidies on nutrition, health, and the...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History