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Specialists Light Up Our Lives!

Peppe and his family moved to America to pursue the American dream. His mother has passed away, his father is…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Goods and Services, Specialization…
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Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

In the story, Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday, Alexander receives a dollar from his grandparents that he…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Booker T. Washington:”Fifty Cents and a Dream”

Young Booker T. Washington had a dream. That dream was to use the resources at his disposal to earn the…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Forecasting Economics

Can you learn economics from the weather? Students will be able to integrate science, math, and economics through this engaging…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Goods and Services
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No Room For A Sneeze

This lesson teaches students about scarcity and standard of living. In the book "No Room for a Sneeze", a folktale…
Key Concepts: Economic Development, Scarcity
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Never Too Young: Personal Finance for Young Learners

This program was developed in response to a growing interest in teaching students about personal finance through settings outside of…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Choice…
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Consumers Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Consumers. Consumers are powerful in a market economy, and the economic choices of consumers…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Demand, Goods and Services…
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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 2

In this interactive students match workers to the goods or services they provide. When they match a correct pair, feedback…
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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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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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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Trade to the Tailor

By reading the book "A New Coat for Anna" students will learn about resources, scarcity, costs, trade/bartering, and decision making…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services, Money…
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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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