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Stock Market Price History

Each of us seek to make wise investment decisions that will make our money grow. Unfortunately, we cannot predict the...
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy, Investing
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Economics in the Headlines

Students learn how to identify headlines in the news and current events as illustrations of problems in supply and demand....
Key Concepts: Demand, Markets, Markets and Prices
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Wages and Me

Students explore the reasons for differences in the wages for several occupations. Then students are guided through the Bureau of...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Demand…
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The Shoemaker's Tools

After hearing the story, "The Shoemaker and the Elves," the students will find the capital resources of the shoemaker's business.
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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Country Mouse Makes a Decision!

Very young students will be able to make a cost/benefit chart for the Country Mouse after hearing the classic story.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Is Globalization a Dirty Word?

Is globalization a dirty word? The shocking decision by Great Britain to leave the European Union seems to cast doubt...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Benefits of Trade
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I Can Dream Anything!

After listening to the song, 'I Can Do Anything', students discuss services that people in the community perform. This lesson...
Key Concepts: Choice, Specialization
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Human Capital For Money

The first part of this lesson introduces students to the terms human capital, occupation, salary, and wages. Part two of...
Key Concepts: Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services, Specialization
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Who Pays for City Hall?

The students take a virtual field trip to City Hall in this kid-friendly site. This beginning civics/economic lesson will introduce...
Key Concepts: Communities and Cities, Roles of Government
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NOT your Grandma's Lemonade Stand

After a review of elementary economic concepts, students will apply their understanding by playing an online computer game, Lemonade Stand....
Key Concepts: Choice, Consumers, Demand…
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Rumble, Grumble, Gurgle, Roar

This lesson is about wants. Little Penguin is hungry and she wants to eat. This story is about how Little...
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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"Should You Learn to Fly?"

Students will define opportunity cost, and with this in mind students will list various career choices and salaries and calculate...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Fiscal Policy
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