What is sequestration? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s): Economics, U.S. Estimated Time: One 45-minute class period Grade Level: 10-12th Objective: Students Will: Learn the definition of sequestration. Learn about government budgets, spending…read more


The housing crisis: GDP, housing Bubble and recession – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Senior Economics Correspondent Paul Solman Subject(s) Economics, Math, Economic History Grade Level 9-12 Objective Help students understand the housing bubble and the current U.S.…read more

Speaker of the House John Boehner leaves the second House Republican Caucus meeting of the day during a rare New Year's Day session. Later that day he helped pass legislation to avert the "fiscal cliff".

Fall off a fiscal cliff, or navigate a fiscal slope? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Shannon Sullivan Subjects Economics, Mathematics, Language Arts Estimated Time Two Class Periods Plus Homework Grade Level Grades 9-12 Objective Students will: Review vocabulary related to…read more

Mercury emissions: “Cap and Trade” game – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Jason McGraw, a high school science teacher Subjects Economics Time 1 to 2 class periods Lesson Objectives To develop an understanding of the role…read more


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