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Grade 9-12
On-Demand Webinar

On Demand Thursdays: A.P. Fundamentals: Scarcity

May 06 12:30-1:30pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: January 19 2023,
Presenter: Matthew Gherman


Teachers will be able to:

-View lessons to teach how scarcity forces society to shape economies.

-Use activities to gauge student understanding.

-Review AP Economics questions involving the concept of scarcity.



This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this economics webinar, look at early lessons that teach scarcity as well as how the concept appears in the AP Curriculum.


The issue of unlimited wants vs. limited resources has forced countries and governments to answer major questions and create systems to try and meet societies’ needs throughout history.