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Economic Incentives in Our Community

Students will identify positive and negative economic incentives used in their communities to encourage people to make CHOICES beneficial to...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive
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Where Did You Come From?

In this multiple intelligences lesson the students figure out why the United States imports some goods that we can grow...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Specialization, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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To Market To Market

This lesson will help students become good consumers and producers by taking turns buying and selling things in a classroom-created...
Key Concepts: Choice, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Fill 'er up, Please

Americans drive more than 2.6 trillion miles per year, that's 14,000 round trips to the sun! And for the most...
Key Concepts: Choice, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Banks, Bankers, Banking

Students will demonstrate understanding of the processes associated with banking by role- playing as customers, tellers, and guards.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Demand, Economic Institutions…
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When Gas was a Quarter!

Why do things cost so much more now than they used to? Students will find out about inflation in the...
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy
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Destination: Mars

Look up! Can you ever imagine standing on another planet and looking down at earth? We've been to the moon...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services…
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Show Me the Money!

Students will investigate unforseen costs of car loans and/or house loans. They will then evaluate the economics of decision making,...
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Choice, Consumers…
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Clean Land - Thanks to US!

In this lesson about the EPA, students will find out that their government pays for goods and services by taxing...
Key Concepts: Market Structures, Roles of Government
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One is Silver and the Other's Gold

Students learn about the money supply and that it can affect the value of money. Students investigate this in the...
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Fiscal Policy, Markets and Prices…
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Why Work Now?

Why do people work so hard? Why aren't you just assigned a job that you are interested in and get...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services
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Banking is INTEREST-ing!

Banks are important to Americans. We use banks to save money and earn interest, or borrow money and pay interest....
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Economic Institutions
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How is Our Economy Doing?

Students learn the meaning and measurement of six important economic indicators and use the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank National...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Employment and Unemployment…
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Blowing in the Wind

Wind energy is becoming a viable alternative to more traditional forms of energy generation. In this lesson, students will determine...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Incentive
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Jelly Belly Jam

In this lesson students will make a decision making chart and use it to help them in deciding which flavor...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Making Sense of the Census

The United States takes a Census every 10 years. How does the country use those statistics?
Key Concepts: Roles of Government
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The Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen is a classic story for nearly all adults, and many children. Here it is retold and...
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs, Goods and Services, Incentive
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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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What Are Incentives?

Students will understand that incentives are used to encourage them to make good choices. After identifying incentives offered at home...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive
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