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This lesson, based on a children's story, will introduce students to productive resources related to certain jobs and how human capital helps workers perform their jobs.
These mini lessons and materials include multi-discipline instruction and cultural components that can help students understand and celebrate the legacy of the Negro Leagues Baseball and how they transformed generations.
Explore patterns in home loan data with Dr. Raphael Bostic. Learn how identifying patterns can help you answer BIG QUESTIONS and create a stronger economy for everyone.
In this lesson, students will learn about responsible consumption and how the choices we make when disposing of trash can impact the environment. Students will listen to a story from the book One Plastic Bag, about an entrepreneur; watch a video about pollutants and distinguish between reducing, reusing and recycling. Students will interpret graphs and data within an infographic and demonstrate their knowledge of responsible consumption through developing their own infographic in collaborative groups.
Use these questions with children 8 to 10 years old to discuss the following economic concepts in The Tortilla Factory: natural resources, human resources, capital resources, and intermediate goods.
Use these questions with children 5 to 7 years old to discuss the following economic concepts in A Chair for My Mother: human resources, income, saving, and savings goal.
What can be done to get people back to work? Students get the answer to this and other questions — including why education might be the best way to avoid unemployment in the future — in this short online course.
In this lesson, students learn about various types of engineering and the investments in human capital necessary to become engineers.
Economic Short Takes are the winning videos from our National Economic Education Video Contests, held 2009 through 2011. Learn about central banking, the factors of production, and opportunity cost.
In this lesson, students learn about human resources, productivity, human capital, and physical capital. They participate in three rounds of a reasoning activity. From round to round they receive training and tools to help them improve their reasoning ability and thus increase their productivity. Students will then listen to a story about how the Empire State Building was built and identify examples of key concepts mentioned or shown in the book. (Book written by Deborah Hopkinson / ISBN: 978-0-375-86541-1)