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Students will use a Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) data dashboard to calculate budget deficits, surpluses, how much federal budgets in certain budget years added to the total public debt, and gross federal debt as percent of... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Help your students to understand how the federal budget is established using CEE's animated video Overview of the Federal Budget Process. The video is based upon the Overview of the Federal Budget Process handout supplementing Und... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Economies depend on the availability of resources. This lesson introduces the concept of productive resources to students through discussion. Students learn how the use of natural, human, and capital resources impacts outcomes whi... more »
Grades: 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students will explore making choices by evaluating the costs and benefits and identifying the opportunity cost of decisions in the real world and by building in Minecraft. This lesson is also posted on Minecraft Education's w... more »
Grades: 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
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This lesson from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' EconLowdown site teaches students what it means to save and reach savings goals through the book Beatrice's Goat by Page McBrier. more »
Grades: 3-5 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students will learn that anti-scalping laws effectively impose price ceilings. Students will apply their knowledge of supply, demand, market prices, voluntary trade and price ceilings to analyze this market. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated creations. Encourage your students to create a caption, add thought and/or speech bubbles, and place ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated creations. Encourage your students to create a caption, add thought and/or speech bubbles, and place ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated creations. Encourage your students to create a caption, add thought and/or speech bubbles, and place ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
How is the federal budget established, what is influencing decision makers, and what do we need to know? Help students to get a sense of the federal budget process with this primer video based upon the Understanding Fiscal Respons... more »
Grades: 6-8, 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Where does federal revenue come from and how is it used to pay for the services we rely on? Help students to understand the role of taxes in our society and how varying approaches can affect long-term fiscal sustainability with th... more »
Grades: 6-8, 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated creations. Encourage your students to create a caption, add thought and/or speech bubbles, and place ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated creations. Encourage your students to create a caption, add thought and/or speech bubbles, and place ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated creations. Encourage your students to create a caption, add thought and/or speech bubbles, and place ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Introduce a fun and creative means of exercising critical thinking skills in your classroom with CEE's Image Annotation Tool. This video demonstrates how to use this digital tool to creatively comment on political cartoons with ca... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This lesson from [EEL-link id='5227' title='Advanced Placement Microeconomics (4th Edition)' ]demonstrates how marginal analysis is used by economists to make allocation decisions. Students evaluate real-life situations and determ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson supports the Nature and Function of Product Markets section of the Advanced Placement Microeconomics Curriculum. In this lesson, students learn how to analyze the effects of a change in demand or supply in one market o... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson supports the Theory of the Firm section of the Advanced Placement Microeconomics curriculum. Students will learn in this lesson that the profit-maximization rules for the monopoly are the same as they are for a perfect... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson supports the Factor Markets section of the Advanced Placement Microeconomics curriculum. In this lesson, students are introduced to monopsony in labor markets. This lesson appears as Lesson 2 in Unit 4: Factor Markets... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson supports the Market Failure and the Role of Government section of the Advanced Placement Microeconomics curriculum. Students need to understand the conditions under which a competitive market fails to produce the socia... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson

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