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Fewer Watts and Fatter Wallets

Students learn about incentives for alternative energy programs and the role played by non-price determinants in energy choices.
Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive

Closing the Gap

In this economics lesson, students will identify factors affecting GDP in different countries.
Key Concepts: Economic Growth, GDP, Inflation

Could You Earn a Million Dollars?

This lesson is designed to acquaint students with the relationship between earnings and education. The data are very clear regarding...
Key Concepts: Division of Labor/Specialization, Roles of Government

The Benefits of Investing Early

In this personal finance lesson, students will compare the impact of time on long-term investments.
Key Concepts: Financial Investments, Risk and Return

Unemployment and the New Deal

In this economics lesson, students examine the impact of the New Deal on unemployment.
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Roles of Government

Sand Art Brownies

In this lesson, you will learn about substitute goods. You will have choices to make in your role as a...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity

Collecting for Fun . . . and Profit?

Art, baseball cards, coins, comic books, dolls, jewelry and stamps are just a few examples of the many things people...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Demand, Investing…

College: Where am I going to go?

In this economics lesson, students will use economic reasoning to choose post-secondary options.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis

U.S. farmers and the Cuban embargo

In this economics lesson, students examine trade barriers using the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba.
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Barriers to Trade, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence

Worker Safety - The Triangle Fire Legacy

In this economics lesson, students study job safety using the Triangle Fire and black lung outbreak.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Roles of Government