Teachers, you can now register your students for TWO NATIONAL COMPETITIONS this spring—our National Personal Finance Challenge (financial stability/mobility) and our National Economics Challenge (micro/macroeconomics).

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Trade, Exchange and Interdependence Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Trade, Exchange and Interdependence. People do not make everything that they and their family…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Benefits of Trade, Credit…
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Business Cycles Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Business Cycles. The pattern in which economies have periods of recession and then also…
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, Business Cycles…
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Costs and Benefits of Saving

Teach students the costs and benefits of saving money.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Money or Barter?

Teach students the characteristics of money and barter with this interactive tool. Students will be asked to categorize statements as…
Key Concepts: Money
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The Perfect Pet

The Perfect Pet teaches students how to deal with scarcity by having them choose what to buy for their new…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity…
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Goods and Services 3

In this interactive students will match workers with the good or service they provide. When they make a correct match…
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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EconEdLink Workshop Overview

This video is from an EconEdLink workshop held at the National Center for Economic and Financial Education. Teachers learn how…
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EconEdLink Overview

This video is a basic introduction to the features of EconEdLink. It takes a look at the three most important…
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Opportunity Cost – Consumers

When individuals produce goods or services, they normally trade (exchange) most of them to obtain other more desired goods or…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Producers…
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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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What’s The Incentive?

In this interactive tool, students will examine incentives at their home and at their school, decide if they are positive…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive
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