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The ABCs of Saving
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In this lesson, students identify the steps for success in saving, give examples of how saving for the future means giving up things today, and set a savings goal and develop a plan to reach it.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Patricia Bonner
Date Added:
02/26/2019
AP Microeconomics - Monopoly
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In this lesson, students will learn that the profit-maximization rules for the monopoly are the same as they are for a perfectly competitive firm but the monopoly will produce a smaller output than society would like it to produce. This lesson supports the Theory of the Firm section of the Advanced Placement Microeconomics curriculum.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
04/19/2017
AP Microeconomics - When Markets Fail
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In this lesson, students understand the conditions under which a competitive market fails to produce the socially-optimal quantity of a good or service. They also need to know what steps a government can take to correct a negative externality. This lesson supports the Market Failure and the Role of Government section of the Advanced Placement Microeconomics curriculum.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
04/19/2017
All in Business
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Students will understand what innovations are, and what it takes to get an idea off the ground. This lesson will take students through the process of calculating risks associated with starting a new business. Students also discover the decisions and choices they'd have to make and how to calculate what makes something "worth" the risks when starting a business venture.

Subject:
Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Cross-Curricular Connections
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Banking is INTEREST-ing!
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In this lesson, students will identify a bank is one place where people save mone and discuss and use the concept of interest.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Mickey Ebert
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Banks, Bankers, and Banking
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In this lesson, students demonstrate understanding of the processes associated with banking by role-playing as customers, tellers, and guards.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
04/06/2017
Banks and Credit Unions (Part I)
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In this lesson, students learn about banks and credit unions, identifying similarities and differences between the two types of financial institution. They also evaluate a local bank and credit union to determine which one would be better suited to their needs. (This is Part I of a two-part project.)

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
07/05/2017
Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard
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Ben & Jerry are producers of ice cream. Even if they produce ice cream for the entire nation, they still must make choices on which flavor to produce! Scarce resources force them to make a choice!

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Econedlink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Big Banks, Piggy Banks
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In this lesson, students will Identify the advantages and disadvantages of saving at home or saving in a bank, choose the appropriate savings place for having money easily available, having it earn interest, and having it be safe, and recognize that saving means not spending.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Patricia Bonner
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Building Good Credit
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In this lesson, students gain an understanding of how revolving accounts, such as credit cards, can impact credit scores.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
07/05/2017
China-Where Will They Fit in the World Economy?
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In this lesson the students will use a variety of print, video, and electronic media to learn about China's place in world economy. They will examine how China is fast becoming a giant consumer of the worlds factors of production. They also will look at China's population and determine how many resources China will need in the future to sustain its growth.

Subject:
21st Century Global Geography
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Tim Florian
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Color of Resources
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In this lesson, students demonstrate the making of Crayola products to introduce natural, capital, and human resources as well as touching on some other aspects in the Crayola industry, such as producers and consumers.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
04/06/2017
Communities - What They Provide For Us
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In this lesson, students will identify a variety of jobs that people perform and determine for each job whether it provides a service or good and explain the importance of having businesses that provide services and goods in their community.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Nancy Sedivy
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cowboy Bob Builds a Community
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A cowboy rides into a ghost town and decides that it needs to be rebuilt. Students will select the necessary things that a town needs in order for it to function and grow. Students will identify 10 different types of services that are necessary to have in every community. They will identify the differences between a want and a need.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Nancy Sedivy
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Destination: Mars
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In this lesson, students will select resources that would be useful for space travel with scarcity in mind, work cooperatively in groups to reach decisions, and experience the outcome of their choices and recognize that setting criteria can improve their chances for success.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Abbejean Kehler
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Economic Freedom, Political Freedom: Their Meaning, Their Results
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In this lesson, students will analyze the concepts of economic freedom and political freedom, and identify ways to measure economic freedom and political freedom. They will also explore the relation between measures of economic freedom, political freedom and social well-being and between measures of economic freedom and political freedom.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
09/01/2017
Every Penny Counts
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In this lesson, students will demonstrate that spending is exchanging money for goods and services, compare the price of a good at more than one store, recognize that prices are what people pay for goods and services, and identify that all consumers have limited budgets and must make choices.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Abbejean Kehler
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Exchange Rates: How Money Affects Trade
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In this lesson, students learn how currency values are set by suppy and demand and how changes in the value of currency affect international trade. Students then find the value of the Brazilian Real in 2000 and 2002, determine whether the currency has appreciated or depreciated, and predict the effects on imports and exports.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
07/05/2017
Forecasting Economics
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In this lesson, students will define economic wants and explain how wants are personal and may differ from person to person and illustrate how weather can influence the choice of what to wear and how to play.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Marsha Masters
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Henry Ford and the Model T: A Case Study on Productivity (Part 2 )
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This lesson is 2 of 3 in a unit. In part 2, students learn how specialization and investments in capital increased productivity and allowed Ford to slash the price of his popular vehicle.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
EconoEd Link
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Henry Ford and the Model T: A Case Study on Productivity (Part 3)
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This lesson is 3 of 3 in a unit. In part 3, students learn how increased productivity resulted in shifts in the supply and demand for the Model T and analyze how a variety of non price determinants continue to influence the automobile market today.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
EconoEd Link
Date Added:
02/26/2019
How is Our Economy Doing?
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In this lesson, students learn the meaning and measurement of six important economic indicators and use the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank National Economic Trends website to assess the current state of the economy.

Subject:
Social Studies
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Lisa Herman-Ellison
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Meeting Financial Goals
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In this lesson, students learn several basic steps to help them understand the importance of saving to meet future personal financial goals.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
07/05/2017
The Mitten
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This is a folktale retold by Jan Brett about a little boy whose grandmother knits him a pair of snow white mittens. While he is outside he loses one and some animals, one by one, find it and move in because it looks warm. This story demonstrates scarcity of space and what happens when this occurs.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Money Doesn't Grow on Trees
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In this lesson, students are introduced to four ways people get money-they find it, win it, receive it as a gift or earn it. Students explore allowances and doing work for pay as a source of extra money to buy something they want. They also differentiate between earned and unearned income.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
04/06/2017
My Credit Rating: Why Should I Care?
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In this lesson, students learn how credit is a wonderful tool for the consumer, how it can enhance their quality of life, and allows for purchases to be made without money to pay for it at the moment. Students also learn how credit creates serious problems for people who use it incorrectly.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
07/05/2017
Mystery Workers
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In this lesson, students review the concepts of goods, services, and producers while identifying examples of each in a teacher's classroom. They learn about the three kinds of resources necessary to produce goods and provide services locating examples from a picture tour of the Crayola Factory. Students will explain the roles and impact producers and consumers have on the economy. Finally, they examine a picture of a farmer working in a field to identify examples of natural, human, and capital resources.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Council for Economic Education Technology Staff
Date Added:
02/26/2019
NYSE Made Easy
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This lesson will help students to understand the terms that are associated with the New York Stock Exchange. It will also help students to read a stock market report found in any major newspaper or online.

Subject:
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Matthew Wolfe
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Open For Business
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In this lesson, students are given the opportunity to identify risks and rewards of entrepreneurship and distinguish between entrepreneurs who start a business to produce a good or provide a service.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Marsha Masters
Date Added:
02/26/2019
A Perfect Pet
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The introduction to this lesson is a brief online story about a little girl's visit to a pet store with her father. She considers several pets before choosing a "cute and cuddly" dog. Students are reminded that pet owners are responsible for keeping their pets safe, healthy and happy. A discussion of a pet owners desire to provide the best for their pets leads to an exploration of people's wants.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Econedlink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Productive Blues (Jeans)
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Students will identify examples of productive resources; categorize productive resources as human resources, capital resources, and natural resources; explain that an entrepreneur is a special type of human resource identify examples of intermediate goods.

Subject:
Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Council for Economic Education Technology Staff
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Spotlighting Entrepreneurs: A Technology "iCon"
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In this lesson, students will define entrepreneur, identify the benefits and costs and risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, and reflect on the life of Steve Jobs and identify his entrepreneurial characteristics.

Subject:
Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Marsha Masters
Date Added:
02/26/2019
To Buy or Not to Buy
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While precise numbers are not known, it is believed the number of boycotts has grown markedly in the past fifty years. Consumers seem to be besieged by requests from special interest groups to refrain from buying certain goods and services. In this lesson, students study how boycotts have been used throughout U.S. history to help promote economic, social and political change. After researching current boycott targets, students create promotional flyers providing a glimpse at the goals people today hope to achieve through this consumer market action. Students also consider what economic and non economic factors are likely to influence the effectiveness of a boycott.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Patricia Bonner
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Trade to the Tailor
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In this lesson, student will listen to the book, "A New Coat for Anna". Students will learn about resources, scarcity, costs, trade/bartering, and decision making through a young girl, Anna, whose mother wanted to buy her a coat but did not have the money. Students will explain how families have needs and wants and various ways in which people earn and use materials, such as money, for goods and services. Students will see how supply and demand effects the choices families and communities make.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Stacy Pehosh
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Transportation: They Say We Had a Revolution
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In this series of three lessons, the students examine transportation and its impact on our nation (and vice versa) since the United States declared its independence in 1776. Lesson 1 focuses on improvements in transportation during the 19th century, particularly the development of a national rail system, to show how invention, innovation and infrastructure encouraged western expansion and economic growth. Lesson 2 moves on to the 20th century focusing on the development of auto transport and aviation. The impact on communities and world trade, for both good and bad, is examined. Lesson 3 calls upon the students to create a class time line of transportation milestones; the time line will help the students more clearly understand the factors, especially the economic incentives, that have played a key role in what has been called the 'Transportation Revolution.'

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Patricia Bonner
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Transportation: They Say We Had a Revolution (Part 1)
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In this lesson, students distinguish among invention, innovation, and investments in infrastructure and identify ways in which advancements in transportation dramatically transformed trade and promoted economic growth in the United States.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
02/07/2017
Transportation: They Say We Had a Revolution (Part 3)
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In this lesson, students explain how economic incentives encouraged technological change and the capital investments that led to the Transportation Revolution. Students explore advancements in transportation, identifying ways in which they transformed trade and promoted economic growth in the United States.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
02/07/2017
Trouble is Brewing in Boston - "Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak"
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In this lesson, students will demonstrate an understanding of goods, services, and specialization by completing the activities, define scarcity as occurring when there are not resources (goods and services) to meet the demand and define specialization as being an expert in one job, product, or service.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Lynne Stover
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Vincent van Gogh's 'Flower Beds in Holland'
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In this lesson, students will recognize that farmers can’t grow everything they might want to grow; they must choose which crops to grow and discover that the crop that is not grown is the opportunity cost.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
Mickey Ebert
Date Added:
02/26/2019
What Does the Nation Consume
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This lesson will focus on what the nation consumes and how that is measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In the United States, the goods and services produced for household consumption account for about two-thirds of total output.

Subject:
Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Author:
The Council for Economic Education
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Woof! Woof! At Your Service!
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In this lesson, students will learn that economic desires can be satisfied by providing goods and services and will identifies goods and services provided by one small business. Students will be able to differentiate between goods and services

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EconEdLink
Date Added:
02/09/2017