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!
This lesson from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' EconLowdown site teaches students what it means to save and reach savings goals through the book Beatrice's Goat by Page McBrier.
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This interdisciplinary curriculum guide helps teachers introduce their students to economics using popular children's stories.
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This publication contains 15 lessons that complement the 3-5 Student Workbook. Specific to grades 3-5 are a variety of activities, including a guessing game using clues to identify various occupations; the story Urban Mouse and Rural Mouse which teaches students about entrepreneurs and opportunity recognition; and a role-playing activity in which students learn which method of payment is appropriate in a variety of situations.
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This publication helps elementary students analyze energy and environment issues from an economics perspective.
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