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Constitution Costs

This lesson helps students understand the basic services provided for Americans in the United States Constitution and the necessity of…
Key Concepts: Aggregate Demand, Budgeting, Roles of Government
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Improving on the Original

What makes something worth marketing? This lesson focuses on the distinction between marketing a new product or licensing it to…
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs
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Interactive National Budget Simulator

Adjust the numbers in this interactive to see if you can balance the budget. This interactive is intended for use…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, GDP
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It Pays to Stay in School

This lesson examines some of the incentive programs being offered to keep students in school
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Choice, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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Lemon Squeeze – The Lemonade Stand

Everyone has at one time or another opened a lemonade or Kool-Aid Stand. What a great place to begin an…
Key Concepts: Demand, Markets, Markets and Prices
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Why Adopt a Highway?

Students learn about the successful Adopt-a-Highway program and how it can save governments and taxpayers money.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Market Structures, Roles of Government
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Market-Ability

Marketplace, a daily economics news program heard on National Public Radio, featured a story on January 8, 2002, titled "Microsoft…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Markets
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The Penny Problem

Students will research the cost of making the penny and the use of the penny. They will come up with…
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Money
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Capital Chips (Part 1)

Through the use of a historical timeline of the capital investments made by the company the resulting benefits will be…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Goods and Services…
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Capital Chips (Part 2)

Through the use of a historical timeline of the capital investments made by the company the resulting benefits will be…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Goods and Services
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Capital Chips (Part 3)

Through the use of a historical timeline of the capital investments made by the company the resulting benefits will be…
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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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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Comparative Economic Systems

Students research the economic systems of a communist country and a third-world country and compare them to the US, guided…
Key Concepts: Economic Systems
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A Moo-ving Experience

Students gain an understanding about non-profit organizations and the role they play in our economy. Students then learn about a…
Key Concepts: Communities and Cities, Roles of Government, Scarcity
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