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Social Security and the National Debt

In this economics lesson, students will analyze charts and proposals to learn about the issues facing Social Security.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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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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Social Security, Governance, and the National Debt

In this economics lesson, students will examine concerns about balancing the budget and the role of the federal government.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy, Income Distribution
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Petronia

Petronia is an introductory online interactive course on resource governance designed to feel like a simulation and a game.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economics, Fiscal Policy
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World101: Globalization

In this economics lesson, students will learn about global communications.
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Goods and Services, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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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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Economic Institutions Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about economic institutions and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Economic Systems
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Federal Budget: The Fiscal Ship Game

In this economics lesson, students will evaluate fiscal policy objectives to learn the challenges of sustainable national budget formation.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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Fiscal Ship

Students will understand how federal policy making decisions, and their associated revenue and spending implications, impact the budget, and will…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Budgeting, Fiscal Policy
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Economics in Space?

Stretch the limits of your students’ thinking beyond planet earth as we answer the question: who should pay for asteroid…
Key Concepts: Public-Choice Analysis, Roles of Government
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UFR Using Fiscal Ship

How do you balance the federal budget and reduce the deficit? This game is a fun way to teach students…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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UFR Balancing the Federal Budget

Balancing the Federal Budget -- When I first started teaching economics in 2010, the U.S. national debt was around $13.5…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy
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