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Consumers Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Consumers. Consumers are powerful in a market economy, and the economic choices of consumers...
Key Concepts: Consumers, Demand, Goods and Services…
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The Perfect Pet

The Perfect Pet teaches students how to deal with scarcity by having them choose what to buy for their new...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity…
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Goods and Services 2

In this interactive students match workers to the goods or services they provide. When they match a correct pair, feedback...
Key Concepts: Goods and Services
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EconEdLink Overview

This video is a basic introduction to the features of EconEdLink. It takes a look at the three most important...
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EconEdLink Workshop Overview

This video is from an EconEdLink workshop held at the National Center for Economic and Financial Education. Teachers learn how...
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Trade to the Tailor

By reading the book "A New Coat for Anna" students will learn about resources, scarcity, costs, trade/bartering, and decision making...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services, Money…
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Opportunity Cost - Consumers

When individuals produce goods or services, they normally trade (exchange) most of them to obtain other more desired goods or...
Key Concepts: Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Producers…
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Goods and Services

This drag-and-drop activity gives students the chance to decide if various items represent goods or services. There are four parts...
Key Concepts: Complementary Goods and Services, Consumers, Goods and Services
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The Mitten

This is a folktale retold by Jan Brett about a little boy whose grandmother knits him a pair of snow...
Key Concepts: Scarcity
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Funny Money or Phony Money?

Money is what we use to show what goods or services are worth. When you do work, you are paid...
Key Concepts: Markets and Prices
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A Perfect Pet

The introduction to this lesson is a brief online story about a little girl’s visit to a pet store with...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services…
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Toys for Me: A Lesson on Choice

Students encounter the concept of scarcity in their daily tasks but have little comprehension as to its meaning or how...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity…
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We are Consumers and Producers

In this economics lesson, students learn how they and family members fulfill the roles of producers and consumers.
Key Concepts: Consumers, Goods and Services, Producers
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What is Competition?

Students will understand what businesses are, that a marketplace exists whenever buyers and sellers exchange goods and services, and that...
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Consumers, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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