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What Car Should I Buy?
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This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to explain the basic decisions involved in buying a car. more »
Grades: 6-8 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
How Does Your Family Save?
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This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to discuss a family's regular shopping habits.  more »
Grades: 6-8 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This video models Lesson 13 from CEE's High School Economics publication in the classroom. It discusses lesson objectives and provides pointers for teaching about how demand and supply for labor determine market wage rates and how... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Who Decides Wage Rates?
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Students participate in a simulation in which some students will be sellers of labor and some buyers of labor. The simulation demonstrates how buyers and sellers of labor interact to establish wage rates for workers in a labor mar... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Distribution of Income
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This simulation explores how productivity influences the distribution of income and how government policy influences the redistribution of income. Enter 25 fictitious household incomes to see the breakdown by quintile and the Lore... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Taxes and Income
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This interactive can be used to review progressive, regressive and proportional taxes. Refer to the Math in the Real World lesson The Mathematics Behind Progressive, Regressive and Proportional Taxes, for more information about u... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Fractional-reserve banking is a system in which banks are required to hold only a specified fraction of their deposits (reserve requirement) available for withdrawal by depositors. The rest may be lent out, thus "creating money."... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Spending Multipliers
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This interactive illustrates how a change in the marginal propensity to consume affects the amount of spending in the economy. Refer to Math in the Real World lesson Spending Multipliers, for more information about using this inte... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
This video models Lesson 18 from CEE's High School Economics publication. In a role-play activity, students conduct their own employment survey and use the data to calculate an unemployment rate. After calculating the unemployment... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Productivity | Lesson Demo
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This video models Lesson 8 from CEE's High School Economics publication. Students participate in a pizza production simulation to determine the effects on labor productivity of specialization, the division of labor, and investment... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
Who Is Janet Yellen?
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This lesson introduces students to the Chair of the Federal Reserve System, Janet Yellen. It describes briefly her involvement within the Federal Reserve. more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students will learn how to determine the function values [f(x) or y values] of simple functions by calculation and inspection and will learn to calculate the area under straight line graphs. Students will watch a video to learn th... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses the latest employment and unemployment data release by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the month of March, 2015, reported April 5, 2015. The lesson focuses on the continued depression... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson, students explore the advance estimate of real GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data for t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students take a quiz that involves earning income and paying a tax. Through this activity, they generate data that they use to create a table, a graph, and to build equations that represent relationships between quantities. Studen... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Rates of Change
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This lesson uses a classic video clip to introduce variable and fixed inputs. Students participate in an activity that demonstrates adding additional inputs to a fixed set of inputs that eventually leads to diminishing marginal re... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Webinar - CEE Online Assessment Center and Online Resources more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
Webinar - Online Assessment Center more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Interactive Tool
 
In this lesson, students explore the advance estimate of real GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data for t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses the latest employment and unemployment data release by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the month of February, 2015, reported March 6, 2015. The lesson focuses on different ways of mea... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson

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