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Grab & Go Economics--Concept Guides


Recommended for teachers K-5.

 


Authored by Dr. Curt Anderson, Geanie Channell and Deborah Shearer under the leadership of Economics Arkansas, Grab & Go--Concept Guides tell the story of economics in a set of 12 thoughtfully sequenced concept statements.

 

Each guide contains

  • durable, 8-page fold-out design
  • concept background with examples
  • introductory activity
  • 3 reproducible activity pages with teaching notes
  • key points for students
  • extension ideas.

Topics and Online Connections

  • Guide 1: WANTS, GOODS, SERVICES, CONSUMERS
    Online Connections: Forecasting Economics 
  • Guide 2: RESOURCES, PRODUCERS
    Online Connections: How Everyday Things are Made, I, Pencil: The Movie
  • Guide 3: SCARCITY, ALLOCATION METHODS
    Online Connections: Oh Scarcity Sing-a-long, Scarcity Video and Quiz, Scarcity with the Lewis and Clark Expedition 
  • Guide 4:CHOICES, TRADE-OFFS, OPPORTUNITY COSTS
    Online Connections: 
  • Guide 5:SPECIALIZATION, PRODUCTIVITY, INTERDEPENDENCE
    Online Connections: 
  • Guide 6:BARTER, EXCHANGE
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  • Guide 7:MONEY, TRADE
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  • Guide 8:BUYERS, SELLERS, MARKET, PRICE
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  • Guide 9:INCOME, HUMAN CAPITAL
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  • Guide 10:EXPENDITURES, SAVING
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  • Guide 11:ENTREPRENEUR, COST OF PRODUCTION, REVENUE, PROFIT
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  • Guide 12:TAXES, GOVERNMENT-PROVIDED GOODS AND SERVICES
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Ordering Information


Sets may be purchased for $33 each, plus sales tax (for Arkansas orders). Shipping is included. Volume discounts apply as follows:

1 - 9 sets: $33.00 each

10 - 49 sets: $28.00 each

50 - 99 sets: $26.00 each

100+ sets: 25.00 each

 


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