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A Fair Wage

Income for most people is determined by the market value of the productive resources they sell. What workers earn depends,...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Business Costs and Revenues…
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What Do You Want To Be?

In this lesson, students have the opportunity to explore various jobs and decide what they might want to be when...
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy, GDP, Real vs. Nominal
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Free Ride

Free Ride helps students identify goods and services provided by the government and evaluate the cost of government provided goods...
Key Concepts: GDP, Goods and Services, Roles of Government
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Delivering the Goods

Delivering the Goods K-2 Economics Lesson. In this lesson, students have the opportunity to complete an interactive activity that teaches...
Key Concepts: Goods and Services, Producers
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Dog Gone Job!

Dog Gone Job! demonstrates how job specialization increases productivity
Key Concepts: Demand, Specialization
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Woof! Woof! At Your Service

Woof! Woof! At Your Service helps demonstrate that economic desires can be satisfied by providing goods and services.Identifies goods and...
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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My Credit Rating: Why Should I Care?

Credit is a wonderful tool for the consumer. It can enhance your quality of life. It enables you to buy...
Key Concepts: Consumers, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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The Controversial School Voucher Issue

Recently, the concept and use of school vouchers has come to the forefront of political, societal, constitutional, and economical discourse....
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Roles of Government
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The Changing Face of Money

In this lesson, students play a game to guess which objects have been used as money throughout history. In the...
Key Concepts: Money
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Off to Interactive Island

This activity provides a fun way to explore concept of economic decision making. In the lesson, students are given a...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Nothing to Buy

Students compare the Soviet-era marketplace with present-day Russian marketplace.
Key Concepts: Choice, Income Distribution, Roles of Government…
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Car Shopping in a Command Economy

Contrary to US methods of distribution (namely prices), the Soviet Union used different methods of distribution of its goods during...
Key Concepts: Economic Systems, Incentive, Markets and Prices
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The Costs of Credit

"Will that be cash, check, debit, or credit?" This lesson plan explores the difference between these. What is the difference?...
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Money
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Increasing Productivity

This lesson stimulates students' thinking with stories about rigorous athlete training illustrating the importance of training and practice. After students...
Key Concepts: Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services
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