In this interactive students will categorize statements, deciding if they should be included in the U.S. GDP or not.
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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.