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Lessons on Concept 'Markets' for 9-12

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Running an Export Business: Lesson 6 from Nebraska and the World
Grade 6-8 / Imports and exports are important for a strong state economy in that both provide jobs for citizens. In this simulation, groups of students will form a corporation, develop a product, and market it abroad. Using information provided by community resources, students will follow the procedure for doing international business and completing a successful exporting transaction.

In Your Own Backyard
Grade 6-8 / Students will identify entrepreneurial opportunities that exist in their own community. Students will access web sites for information about pulation trends and demographic information about their community. From this information students will determine possible market niches and identify potential businesses that could be started to meet the demands of these niches.

iPhone Launch
Grade 9-12 / Investigates the notion that when consumers buy stock in businesses or purchase the products that those businesses produce, they are casting a vote for that business or product, and against the business or products of competitors.

Lemon Squeeze - The Lemonade Stand
Grade 6-8 / EconEdLink: Students can taste test three brands of lemonade and compare prices with taste - is the most expensive the best? Using a reader's theater students will construct a supply and demand schedule and can create a bar or line graph to demonstrate market interaction between buyers and sellers

How has the Constitution shaped the economy in the U.S.?
Grade 6-12 / Class discussion and small group task identifying the six characteristics of a market economy and the provisions in the constitution that support a market economy. Unit 1, Lesson 1 from Focus on Economics: Civics and Government, ©Council for Economic Education.

Business Economics Course
Grade 9-12 / Course Outline: Business Economics is a course designed to help students understand economic principles as applied to current events and issues. Emphasis includes allocation of resources, economic systems, economic institutions and incentives, markets and prices, market structures, productivity, role of government, global economic concepts, and economic indicators.