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Lessons on Concept 'Role of Government' for 9-12

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What are the economic functions of government?**
Grade 6-12 / Class discussion and small group task identifying six economics functions of government and examples of these functions using current events. Unit II, Lesson 4 from Focus on Economics: Civics and Government, ©Council for Economic Education.

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.

Nebraska and the World (PDF)
Grade 6-12 / A resource guide and ten lessons for teachers focusing on the role of international trade in state development in Nebraska. by Tammie Fischer and Mary Lynn Reiser.
©UNL Center 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.