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This lesson illustrates the differences between inventions and innovations. It discusses what entrepreneurs are and their role with inventions and...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Entrepreneurs, Investing…
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Economic Forecasting: An Internet WebQuest

Economics is often called the "science of decision making." The decisions that economists analyze range from personal decisions such as...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy
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Taxes Tic Tac Toe

In this game, students can play tic tac toe while answering questions about proportional, regressive, and progressive taxes.
Key Concepts: Taxes
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The Economics of the Family Farm

Learn about the status of farming as a career, investigate the management of a family farm, and examine one recent...
Key Concepts: Demand, Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services…
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The Wizard of Oz Visits Japan

Deflationary conditions in the United States have not returned since the Great Depression. Instead, U.S. policymakers have frequently found it...
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy
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Hey, Mom! What's for Breakfast?

In this lesson students working in cooperative groups will: 1.Discuss food items they consume for breakfast. 2.Investigate elements of foreign...
Key Concepts: Consumers, Goods and Services, Producers
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All resources are limited. It is this simple fact--scarcity--that forces us to make decisions. When we do make a choice,...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services…
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Population Growth: Friend or Foe?

The environment has recently been the focus of much research and discussion. Because productive resources are limited, it is important...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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