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Economics
 

The Mint
A collaborative effort between the National Council on Economic Education and the Northwestern Mutual Life Foundation, this site offers lessons,quizzes, and activities to teach secondary students basic
economics and money management. To find lesson plans, click on Parents & Teachers.

CFC Ministry
great ways to help your children learn about money.

Economics Lesson
Contact the National Council on Economic Education. Also, you can get free economics information and a free kit from any of the Federal Reserve Banks as a teacher dealing specifically with how money circulates.  If you ever go to D.C. take the tour of the Federal Treasury, or any of the Reserve Banks also provide tours. The University of Missouri, St. Louis has an excellent program for teachers and can provide many resources for you.
Contact Economy Education & Economy Education: Other Sites
They have listed other sites for econ ed materials and resources.
Dean Moore, M.Ed.
Teen Program Specialist
USDA/ASAT Project, Seoul, Korea

EduStock
This site teaches how the stock market works, what it is and how it can work for you. Tutorials are included.

Final Bell - Stock Market Simulator
Learn about the stock market while you simulate playing it.

The Hollywood Stock Exchange
Play the stock market by investing in MovieStocks and StarBonds.

The Hollywood Stock Exchange
Dr. Tightwad welcomes questions and observations from adults and children on everything from how to set a reasonable allowance to how to get kids started in the stock market.

MainXchange Stock Market Simulation Game
MainXchange.com is the leading "cashless" commerce and investment site for the Internet generation, attracting influential, financially savvy 12 to 24 year-olds now coming of age on the Internet. MainXchange teens gain valuable experience with money -- earning it, investing it and spending it -- within a fun, safe and rewarding environment where virtual currency buys real, brand-name products.

ThinkQuest Stock Game
Welcome to the ThinkQuest Stock Game. It is fun, real (real data from WallStreet), and free. It doesn't require prior stock market experience.  First, you have to register your username, password, first name, etc. Then, you login to display your portfolio summary. On that screen you can buy or sell stocks. We will also show the stock portfolio of the top 500 investors daily.

Good News Bears Stock Market Project
for K-12 - ....a web-based, interdisciplinary, stock market unit complete with lesson plans, Internet links, and teacher record sheets