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No Extra Room on the Mayflower

The students will explore the ideas of scarcity and choices by exploring a virtual model of the Mayflower. They will...
Key Concepts: Choice, Scarcity
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Worker Safety - The Triangle Fire Legacy

In this economics lesson, students study job safety using the Triangle Fire and black lung outbreak.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Roles of Government
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Booker T. Washington:"Fifty Cents and a Dream"

In this economics lesson, students will study Booker T. Washington's life to learn about resources.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Opportunity Cost, Productive Resources
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The History of Medicare

In this economics lesson, students will learn that Medicare was the fulfillment of what was believed to be Social Security.
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy, Insurance, Roles of Government
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The History of Social Security

In this economics lesson, students will examine the creation of Social Security.
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy, Income Distribution, Roles of Government
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Policy Perspectives on the Federal Budget

In Policy Perspectives on the Federal Budget, a digital interactive activity, students think critically about Federal Budget policy choices from...
Key Concepts: Balanced Budget, Economic Functions of Government, Federal Budget
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Policy Perspectives on Medicare

In this interactive activity, students think critically about Medicare policy choices from the perspectives of varied personas.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Policy Perspectives on Social Security

In Policy Perspectives on Social Security, a digital interactive activity, students think critically about Social Security policy choices from the...
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity
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The Panic of 1893 and the Election of 1896

ESSENTIAL DILEMMA Were the contradictory responses political leaders had to the panic of 1893 driven more by economic/political self-interest or...
Key Concepts: Budget Deficit, Budgeting, Business Cycles…
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Transportation: They Say We Had a Revolution (Part 2)

Advancements in transportation have played a key role in the growth of our nation. U.S.government policies have also had a...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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The Civil War: A War of Resources

The North won the Civil War in large part due to its superior resources. In this lesson students will learn...
Key Concepts: Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services, Resources
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