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Pop Goes the Housing Bubble

In this lesson, students will learn about a speculative bubble within the context of the U.S. real estate market.
Key Concepts: Asset, Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Borrow…
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Deceptive Advertising: Crossing the Line

Businesses use advertising to tell consumers about the goods and services they are selling. Businesses hope that their advertisements will…
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Economic Institutions, Incentive…
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U.S. farmers and the Cuban embargo

This lesson explores trade barriers in general and why some U.S. farmers want one specific trade barrier, the Cuban embargo,…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Markets, Roles of Government
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Off to Interactive Island

This activity provides a fun way to explore concept of economic decision making. In the lesson, students are given a…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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US History: Inventors & Entrepreneurs

Students will learn the difference between inventors and entrepreneurs. From talking with adults they will learn some of the benefits…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Entrepreneurs, Incentive…
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Bill, Are You Bogus?

In a barter system, people have to trade goods and services for other goods and services. In an economy that…
Key Concepts: Goods and Services, Money, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Population Growth: Friend or Foe?

The environment has recently been the focus of much research and discussion. Because productive resources are limited, it is important…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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