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The Civil War: A War of Resources

The North won the Civil War in large part due to its superior resources. In this lesson students will learn…
Key Concepts: Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services, Resources
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What Happened to Railroads?

Between the Civil War and World War II, railroads were one of the nation's most important businesses and an integral…
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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The Higher you Climb, The More You Pay

Students will take a "Virtual Tour" of the Eiffel Tower in Paris France and locate the price of a bottle…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Demand…
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The Color of Resources

This lesson will demonstrate the making of Crayola products to introduce natural, capital, and human resources as well as touching…
Key Concepts: Resources
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No Extra Room on the Mayflower

The students will explore the ideas of scarcity and choices by exploring a virtual model of the Mayflower. They will…
Key Concepts: Choice, Scarcity
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Education: Weigh Your Options

Getting and keeping a job often requires special education or training. While an employer may provide or pay for some…
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Satisfaction Please! (Part 3)

Even the savviest consumer has a problem with a good or service on occasion. It is a consumer’s right to…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Economic Institutions, Public-Choice Analysis…
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Why do we need money? Think about Ebay!

The students investigate money--its purpose and functions. They complete an exercise, using the online acution site Ebay, to learn why…
Key Concepts: Foreign Exchange, Markets, Markets and Prices…
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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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The Economics of the New Deal

The stock-market crash of 1929 is generally seen as the start of The Great Depression, the worst economic downturn in…
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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Worker Safety – The Triangle Fire Legacy

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911 was a turning point for employee health and safety protections in the U.S. Students…
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

This lesson introduces regulation and information as two tools used by government to promote fair competition and complete information in…
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Roles of Government
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