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Where Does the Money Come From?

With very few exceptions, the U.S. federal government does not have an "income" to spend providing goods and services. The...
Key Concepts: Roles of Government
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US History: Inventors & Entrepreneurs

Students will learn the difference between inventors and entrepreneurs. From talking with adults they will learn some of the benefits...
Key Concepts: Consumers, Entrepreneurs, Incentive…
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Bill, Are You Bogus?

In a barter system, people have to trade goods and services for other goods and services. In an economy that...
Key Concepts: Goods and Services, Money, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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What Does the Nation Consume?

This lesson will focus on what the nation consumes and how that is measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In...
Key Concepts: Consumers, Demand, Financial Markets…
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Frontier Specialists

The level of output in an economy can be increased through specialization. Economic specialization occurs when people produce different goods...
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Goods and Services, Specialization…
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The Opportunity Cost of a Lifetime

All economic questions and problems arise from scarcity. Economics assumes people do not have the resources do satisfy all of...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18, 2016 is Martin Luther King Day. Students can explore the history behind this day and this charismatic man...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Division of Labor/Specialization
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