This file contains everything that you need in order to teach the four factors of economic growth in a FUN way. There are activities that get the kids up and moving before and after they view the presentation on natural resources, human capital, capital goods, & entrepreneurship. Economic concepts don't have to be confusing or boring to students any longer!
This file includes:
~"Tea Party" activating strategy -- slides 3-4
~Handy graphic organizer for taking notes during the presentation -- slides 5-6
~Economic Growth: Natural Resources, Human Capital, Capital Goods, & Entrepreneurship notes -- slides 7- 25
~Quick Charades activity -- slide 26
~Dear Student...writing activity -- slide 27
~Human True-False -- slide 28-29
~Economic Growth Review Questions (could be used as a quiz) --slide 30
~Become an Entrepreneur project -- slide 31
~Pass the Paper review activity -- slides 32-37
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for sixth and seventh grade Social Studies:
SS6E7 The student will describe factors that influence economic growth.
a. Explain the relationship between investment in human capital (education and training) and gross domestic product (GDP).
b. Explain the relationship between investment in capital (factories, machinery, and technology) and gross domestic product (GDP).
c. Describe the role of natural resources in a country’s economy.
d. Describe the role of entrepreneurship.
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