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Grades 9-12

Curriculum Tackles Economics Through the Lens of Sports

This NY1 segment features Jonathan Joseph, an economics teacher at White Plains High School (NY) and recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award, who created a semester-long honors course called Economics and Sports.
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Grades 9-12

The Role of Government: The Federal Government and Fiscal Policy

How does the Federal Government spend the trillions of dollars it raises from taxes?  Students will read excerpts from “A Citizen’s Guide to the Federal Budget” and use infographics from the Congressional Budget Office to identify the major spending categories of th…
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Grades 6-8, 9-12

Be an Energy Saver

This lesson focuses on the scarce and nonrenewable nature of fossil fuels in order to stimulate student thinking about energy conservation. It emphasizes the fact that saving energy can be good for the wallet as well as the earth's future. Students play a memory game that challenges t…
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Grades 9-12

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 part of people’s lives. In this lesson, students assume the role of detectives investigating why the rail companies experienced a crisis in the 1960s and what helped the…
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Grades 9-12

Taxation and the National Debt | Lesson Demo

This video models a lesson from our Understanding Fiscal Responsibility curriculum in the classroom, discusses lesson objectives and provides pointers for teaching about federal taxes and their relationship to the national debt. Students learn more about their own political philosophies and …
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