Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Social Studies - Economics - Social Studies - Geography
Title: You've Got Oil ... or Maybe You Don't
Description: In this Xpeditions lesson, students are called upon to role-play in an international oil summit. This lesson provides students with an opportunity to learn about the production, distribution, and consumption of oil, particularly in Asia.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12
Econoclass: Resources for Economics Teachers
Includes lesson plans, games, simulations, case studies, debate topics, brain teasers, and other active learning activities.
This is an excellent resource for finding out current details about most of the countries in the world. The main page contains statistical data about the nations and allows the visitors to create their own graphs in order to compare different nations. Additionally, the site has links to national profiles. This site would be very helpful for students who are looking for basic statistics about different countries.
Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)
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.
Currency Crusaders is an online course where students learn about currency exchange and how the relative values of currencies change. Teachers can manage student completion through an instructor management platform.