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Lesson: How Has the Constitution Shaped the Economic System In The United States?
Concepts: economics, civics, private property, free enterprise, choice, self-interest motive, competition, markets, prices, role of government
From Focus on Economics: Civics and Government
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/fecg1.htm

Lesson: What Are the Economic Functions Of Government?
Concepts:  economics, civics, economic functions of government
From Focus on Economics: Civics and Government
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/fecga.htm

Lesson:  Why Nations Trade
Concepts: economics, geography, opportunity cost, absolute advantage, comparative advantage, specialization, terms of trade
From Focus on Economics: Geography
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/FEOG1.htm

Lesson: Limiting Trade
Concepts: economics, geography, tariffs, quotas, embargoes, licensing requirements, standards (health and safety), subsidies, infant industry, strategic industry, exports, imports, terms of trade
From Focus on Economics: Geography
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/feoga.htm

Lesson: Places and Production
Concepts: economics, geography, gross domestic product (GDP), choropleth map, measure of value, double counting, final goods and services, flow of product, consumer spending
From Focus on Economics: Geography
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/feogx.htm

Lesson: What Is a Stock? or Who Owns McDonalds?
Concepts: economize, ownership, profit, risk, social studies, language arts
From Learning for the Market: Integrating the Stock Market Game Across the Curriculum
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/mark1.htm

Reading: How Can Entrepreneurs Control Costs?
Concepts: business, accounting, economics, fixed costs, variable costs
From Entrepreneurship in the U.S. Economy
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/euse1.htm

Lesson: How Can Big Business Make Money From Tariffs?
Concepts: economics, American history, incentives, tariffs, special interest groups
From Focus on Economics: U. S. History
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/feus1.htm

Lesson:  Prohibition Then; MADD Today
Concepts: economics, American history, choice, costs/benefits, incentives, externalities (social consequences)
From Focus on Economics: U. S. History
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/feusA.htm

Lesson: Andersonville Prison:  An Economic Microcosm
Concepts: American history, scarcity, economic wants, markets, prices, economic systems, command economy, market economy
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/lesson2.htm

Lesson on The Economic Value of Education: Is the Tassel Worth the Hassle?
Concepts: econsumer economics, choice, opportunity cost, incentives
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/lesson15.htm

Lesson on Privatizing Schools:  Schools For Sale
Concepts: economics, government, public goods, incentives, private goods, economic efficiency, costs
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/lessons/lesson19.htm

Demand and Supply On-line

Concepts: economics, demand, supply, equilibrium, income, prices, diminishing marginal utility
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/Dem_Sup/demand.htm