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Showing Grade 12e, Unit 1, Economic Terms and Reasoning
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Cameron Balloons Virtual Factory

http://bized.ac.uk/virtual/cb/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Welcome to the Cameron Balloons virtual factory on Biz/ed. There are four main sections of the factory: Factory floor - here you'll find worksheets, photos, relevant business studies theories and explanations of each main business function. Cameron Balloons - here there is general information about the company, its history and product range. Cost breakdown - find out here how much each bit of a balloon will cost you. Standard 12.1.4 economics

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 577

Great Economists and Their Times

http://www.frbsf.org/publications/education/greateconomists/frames.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a hotlinked timeline of the great economicsts of the world that was put together by the Fedreal Reserve of San Francisco. Users select the topic and expalitory information appears about economic theoriests fro the 1730s to the 1940s. Standard 12.9.1 civics 12.1.5 economics

Comments: A Treasure Hunt Game accompanies the site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1445

Schools of Economic Thinking

http://cepa.newschool.edu/het/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This web site is a collection of links and information on the history of economic thought, from the ancient times until the modern day. It is designed for students and the general public who are interested in learning about economics from a historical perspective. Although this page has been developed under the auspices and is hosted by the Department of Economics of the New School for Social Research, it was set up independently by Goncalo L. Fonseca and Leanne J. Ussher. Standards 10.3.6, civics 12.9.1 and economics 12.1.0

Comments: This site is well organized and describes complex ideas in a manner that is comprehensible.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2711

United Nations Sustainable Human Development Program

http://www.undp.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This UN web site has information and statistics on human development, which relate to the problems of scarcity and allocation of resources. Focus areas include poverty, environment and gender issues. Standards 12.1.1 and 12.1.4 economics

Comments: Excellent teacher and student resource especially for international/Model United Nations issues.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3293

Biography of Adam Smith

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/asmith/adams1.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Along with Ricardo and Malthus, Adam Smith's book Wealth of Nations began modern economic thinking . Here is a biography and a brief description of Smith's ideas with links to excerps from "Of Colonies" and "The Cost of Empire." Standards 10.3.6 and economics 12.1.5

Comments: This text was written by Digna Faber for the From Revolution to Reconstruction project of the University of Groningen.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 393

Capitalism.org

http://capitalism.org/tour/index.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This virtual "Tour of Capitalism" makes the case for capitalism as the only rational system that supports man's freedom of action without limitations or force. This is argued as a natural right to life, from which all other rights, including the right to liberty, property, and the pursuit of happiness, derive. After the tour, go to the FAQ section to see how these thinkers argue how 60 other topics should be viewed through the capitalist lens including trade, freedom, environment, etc. Standard 12.1.5 economics 12.1.3 civics

Comments: This site is produced by Capitalism Magazine but no indivudual names are provided.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 588

Glossarama - Economics Terms

http://www.amosweb.com/gls/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The AmonWeb Glossarama is a searchable database of 1800 economics terms. They are organized alphabetically and link to related terms or concepts. Standards 12.1.1 and 12.1.2 economics

Comments: This iste could be used in quiz development or review and is a great resource for second language learners.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1392

Scarcity

http://www.amosweb.com/cgi-bin/cls.pl?crs=macro&fcd=lsn&lsn=3

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is the content outline for five units of study related to the concept of scarcity. The lessons are for subscribers but the definitions and outline of the concepts is available for everyone. They are very clear explanations of scarcity and opportunity cost. Standards 12.1.1 and 12.1.2 economics

Comments: Amosweb also features a "Glossarama" or gloassary of economic terms.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2707

Sustainable Business Network

http://www.envirolink.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Sustainable Business Network provides information on environment issues and business, with student applications to the scarcity issue. It is part of the Green Marketplace Movement, which emphasizes environmental ethics. Standards 12.1.1 and 12.1.4 economics

Comments: This site is commercially sponsored.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2897

Twenty Key Ideas About Adam Smith

http://www.a-ten.com/eh/keyideas-adam_smith.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Adam Smith's economic ideas are a cornerstone of the modern capitalist economy. This is a student page that makes those ideas easy to understand. Standards 10.3.6 and economics 12.1.5

Comments: This is student work so authority will be less though the content is more comprehensible.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3230

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