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ALEX Lesson Plans


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Subject: Social Studies (12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Advertising and Its Effects on Consumer Decision Making
Description: This lesson will show the student the power of advertising to create demand for a product. After reviewing existing advertisements, the students will create their own campaign for a product. Following a presentation to the class as a whole, the students will analyze the campaign.


Thinkfinity Lesson Plans


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Subject: Mathematics,Social Studies
Title: Supply and Demand     
Description: Students write and solve a number of systems of linear equations in the context economics as supply and demand. Students should be familiar with finding linear equations from two points or slope and y-intercept.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



Web Resources


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Econoclass: Resources for Economics Teachers
http://www.econoclas...
Includes lesson plans, games, simulations, case studies, debate topics, brain teasers, and other active learning activities.

Informational Materials


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Federal Reserve Education: lesson plans
https://www.federalr...
Economic Lesson Plans from the Federal Reserve for grades K-12. A wide variety of resources accompany the lessons.

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Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)
https://research.stl...
Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) is an up-to-date database with many sources of economic data, such as GDP, unemployment, CPI, etc. Graphs are customizable to be used in lessons and activities.

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Federal Reserve Education: lesson plans
https://www.federalr...
Economic Lesson Plans from the Federal Reserve for grades K-12. A wide variety of resources accompany the lessons.

Learning Activities


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Federal Reserve Education: lesson plans
https://www.federalr...
Economic Lesson Plans from the Federal Reserve for grades K-12. A wide variety of resources accompany the lessons.

Teacher Tools


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Federal Reserve Education: lesson plans
https://www.federalr...
Economic Lesson Plans from the Federal Reserve for grades K-12. A wide variety of resources accompany the lessons.

Thinkfinity Learning Activities


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Subject: Geography,Social Studies
Title: A Supply Chain     
Description: Activity. Students explore supply chains by identifying a supply chain process for a candy bar from raw materials to the end consumer.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



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