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Exchange Rates: How Money Affects Trade

In this economics lesson, students will compute exchange rates to learn their impact on international trade.
Key Concepts: Markets and Prices, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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The Crow and the Pitcher

Students will learn about scarcity, and how entrepreneurial ideas, managing natural resources and trading can help lessen scarcity. Students will…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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How Global is Your Portfolio?

This engaging lesson challenges students to connect economics and geography as they investigate global companies in the stock market.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Economic Institutions, Financial Markets
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Traditional Economies and the Inuit

The Inuit people of northern Canada provide an example of a traditional economy. For thousands of years, Inuit parents have…
Key Concepts: Demand, Economic Systems, Goods and Services…
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The Family Vacation

Students will take a surprise trip around the world. As they travel, they will use clues to discover where they…
Key Concepts: Foreign Exchange, Money, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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There is Something in the Water

The United States is losing 60,000 acres of wetlands each year. Is this good or bad? Does anyone really want…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services…
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International Trade Creates More and Better Jobs

This lesson explores the relationship between productivity and international trade. Specifically, this lessons shows why there should be fewer trade…
Key Concepts: Specialization, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Trade in Colonial America / NAFTA

Often teachers and students are able to internalize historical and economic concepts through a more recent event that has occurred…
Key Concepts: Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Economic Sectors and International Development

Using poverty rate as a measure of development, students select countries five at a time to compare how resources are…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Economic Systems
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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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The Write Stuff

Right now you are probably using a pencil to do your school work. But do you know where the pencil…
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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Lemonade and Cookies

Everyday countries trade their goods because they have the comparative advantage in making that particular good. In this lesson, you…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Specialization
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Old Toy – New Market

Students explore the LEGOLAND theme parks and demonstrate an understanding of how new markets can be created and that cultural…
Key Concepts: Goods and Services, Markets, Profit
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Marketplace: Let’s Go Euro!

With the start of the new year in 2002, the 12 members of the European Union launched a single currency…
Key Concepts: Foreign Exchange, Productivity, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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From Butterflies to Buffaloes

Nature tourism, also known as ecotourism, is a fast growing segment of the tourism industry. In this lesson, students learn…
Key Concepts: Goods and Services, Markets, Producers…
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Making Cents out of Centimes

Students will learn that most countries create their own currency for use as money. In most of Europe that money…
Key Concepts: Foreign Exchange
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