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Capital Chips (Part 1)

Through the use of a historical timeline of the capital investments made by the company the resulting benefits will be...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Goods and Services…
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Capital Chips (Part 2)

Through the use of a historical timeline of the capital investments made by the company the resulting benefits will be...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Goods and Services
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From Butterflies to Buffaloes

Nature tourism, also known as ecotourism, is a fast growing segment of the tourism industry. In this lesson, students learn...
Key Concepts: Goods and Services, Markets, Producers…
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Comparative Economic Systems

Students research the economic systems of a communist country and a third-world country and compare them to the US, guided...
Key Concepts: Economic Systems
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A Moo-ving Experience

In this economics lesson, students will explore the purpose of nonprofit organizations.
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions
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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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NOT your Grandma's Lemonade Stand

In this economics lesson, students manage a virtual lemonade stand to learn about entrepreneurship.
Key Concepts: Consumers, Entrepreneurs, Producers
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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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What Makes an Entrepreneur?

In this economics lesson, students will identify common characteristics of famous entrepreneurs.
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs
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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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The Mystery of the Amazing Farmers

In this lesson you will be taking on the role of an an investigative reporter to solve the Amazing Farmer...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services
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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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The Return of Sacagawea

Sacagawea returned to America in 2000. Actually, the golden dollar coin bearing the image of Sacagawea, began circulating then. It...
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Credit, Money
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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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