Issues for Canadians: Economic Systems in Canada and the United States
Gen. Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how economic decision making in Canada and the United States impacts quality of life, citizenship and identity. (from Alberta Education)
Canadian Museum of History online exhibit: Canadian labour history,
Why people trade -Economic decision making -Using economic reasoning to solve mysteries -Property rights in a market economy -The role of government in a market economy -The economic way of thinking: three activities to demonstrate marginal analysis -A market in wheat - Productivity -The invention convention -The circular flow of economic activity -Money and inflation -Fiscal policy: a two-act play -Comparative advantage and trade in a global economy -Exchange rates: money around the world.
1. Why people trade - 2. Economic decision making -3. Using economic reasoning to solve mysteries -4. Property rights in a market economy -5. The role of government in a market economy -6. The economic way of thinking -7. A market in wheat - 8. Productivity - 9. The invention convention - 10. The circular flow of economic activity - 11. Money and inflation -12. Fiscal policy: a two-act play -13. Comparative advantage and trade in a global economy -14. Exchange rates
With bright, strong imagery, Ginger Goodwin presents the story of labour activist and martyr Albert Ginger Goodwin. This accessible and thoughtful graphic history explores Goodwin's life, work, and death in the mining communities of Cumberland, British Columbia
The economic cycle -- Economic indicators -- Economic booms -- Economic downturns -- Depressions -- The credit cycle -- Booms and crises -- To sum it up -- Timeline of the economic crisis.
WEBSITE: Lesson Plan : Making Medicare: The Creation of a Social Program (gr. 9-12)
The title explores the presence of capitalism around the world, with coverage including France, Germany, Russia, China, India, and Africa. Included articles examine capitalism and the global financial crisis, capitalism and its impact on worldwide democracy, and capitalism and social welfare spending.
Learn how countries around the world engage in trade; learn about tariffs, trade agreements, and trade embargoes.
The theory behind depressions -- How depressions start -- Growth of depressions -- Effects of depressions -- Coming out of a depression -- Can a depression happen again?.
Defining inflation and identifying its causes -- The history of currency and inflation -- Measuring inflation -- The effects of inflation -- Controlling inflation.
A consumer guide for tweens provides insight into a range of topics from truth about fast-food nutrition to the environmental costs of cheap products, and shares related counsel on how to make informed shopping decisions.
Explore the ins and outs of global markets, currencies, supply and demand, wants and needs, and more. Vibrant infographics tell a visual story to help readers understand important economic principles. Gr.5-7