Resources for
Resources for

Showing 81 - 100 out of 121 results

Civics/Government Clear

All Resources (by date)

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
See Lesson

Agent Pincher: The Case of the UFO

Agent Pincher: The Case of the UFO--Unfamiliar Foreign Objects. That is what currency from another country may look like. Sometimes...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange, Money…
See Lesson

What Face do you Use?

The students will recognize that in order to facilitate the exchange of goods and services, most nations create currency for...
Key Concepts: Money, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
See Lesson

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

This lesson introduces regulation and information as two tools used by government to promote fair competition and complete information in...
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Roles of Government
See Lesson

The Mystery of is it Mine or Ours?

Did you ride to school on a road today? Yesterday did you skate in a public park? Maybe Mom or...
Key Concepts: Economic Systems, Goods and Services, Roles of Government
See Lesson

Taxation without Representation?

This lesson will take students through the series of tax acts that were enacted by the British government and disputed...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Economic Systems…
See Lesson

Who Is Working?

This lesson teaches students what economists mean when they talk about people who are employed, unemployed, and not in the...
Key Concepts: Division of Labor/Specialization, Employment and Unemployment, Roles of Government
See Lesson

When Gas was a Quarter!

Why do things cost so much more now than they used to? Students will find out about inflation in the...
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy
See Lesson

Clean Land - Thanks to US!

In this lesson about the EPA, students will find out that their government pays for goods and services by taxing...
Key Concepts: Market Structures, Roles of Government
See Lesson

One is Silver and the Other's Gold

Students learn about the money supply and that it can affect the value of money. Students investigate this in the...
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Fiscal Policy, Markets and Prices…
See Lesson

Making Sense of the Census

The United States takes a Census every 10 years. How does the country use those statistics?
Key Concepts: Roles of Government
See Lesson

Marketplace: Let's Go Euro!

With the start of the new year in 2002, the 12 members of the European Union launched a single currency...
Key Concepts: Foreign Exchange, Productivity, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
See Lesson