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    • ECON-1Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE: http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/economics/ANNOTATION: This site is available on ED 1 stop at the Contra Costa County Officeof education. Short flash videos on economic concepts with quizzes and extensionactivities are available.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-2Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE: http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/econ_cnc11/get_chapter_group.htm?cin=1&ci=1&rg=animations&at=animated_economics&npos=1&spos=1&var=animated_economicsANNOTATION: This site contains animation on economic concepts, such as supply anddemand and elasticity. It is a publisher provided web site that can be accessed. Inaddition to the animations, case studies, quizzes and extension activities can also beutilized on this site.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-3Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE:http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/econ_cnc/resources/htmls/interactive_review/preloader_ec_01.htmlANNOTATION: This site is provides an interactive review on economic concepts, suchas scarcity. It is a publisher provided web site that can be accessed. In addition to thereview, case studies, quizzes and animations can also be utilized on this site.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-4Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE:http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/econ_cnc/resources/htmls/interactive_review/preloader_ec_01.htmlANNOTATION: This site is a virtual glossary of economic terms sponsored by theFederal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Terms can be searched or scrolledalphabetically. “Dr. Econ” allows the user to type questions that are answered by aneconomist.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-5Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/everydaylifeANNOTATION: This site provides virtual simulations of everyday fiscal activities.Some of these simulations include using an ATM machine, making a deposit and fillingout a time sheet. The life skills presented on this site are an excellent resource forstruggling learners.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-6Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE: http://www.italladdsup.org/ANNOTATION: This site is has games and simulations geared to teach moneymanagement, budgeting, the credit industry, saving and investing. Shockwave must bedownloaded for the application to work.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-7Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE: http://divisionoflabour.com/music/ANNOTATION: This site uses song lyrics to teach economics concepts. In order tolisten to the songs, the user must sign in to You tube.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-8Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE: http://www.moviesforecon.com/table.htmANNOTATION: This site recommends movies that can be used to teach economicsconcepts. In addition to the concept taught, the specific part of the movie to be used islisted. This site also contains movie trailers of those recommended.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-9Economics Standard 1:Students understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.WEBSITE: http://www.omsi.edu/exhibits/moneyville/activities/getreal/getreal.htmANNOTATION: This site, Get Real, personalizes economics. This simulation providesthe user with a real world application. The user creates a character that simulates aconsumer making the fiscal decisions that are necessary when holding a job and rentingan apartment.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-10Economics Standard 2:Students analyze the elements of America’s market economy in a global setting.WEBSITE: http://www.smartstocks.com/ANNOTATION: This site is stock market simulation game using real time stock quotes.It is a free service, but registration is required. Teachers may register a class and theprogress of the students are tracked.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-11Economics Standard 2:Students analyze the elements of America’s market economy in a global setting.WEBSITE: http://fffl.ncee.net/activities/9-12/9-12.htmANNOTATION: This site is an investing simulation game that stresses investmentvocabulary and investing strategies.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-12Economics Standard 2:Students analyze the elements of America’s market economy in a global setting.WEBSITE: http://www.nationalsms.com/ANNOTATION: This site is a stock market simulation. It is a tool that teachers can useto help instruct their students in the world of economics, finance, current events, math,social studies, and technology. THIS IS NOT A FREE SITE. The cost for this site is$12.00 per team of students.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-13Economics Standard 2:Students analyze the elements of America’s market economy in a global setting.WEBSITE: http://www.moaf.org/indexANNOTATION: This virtual tour of the Museum of American Finance (MAF) informsthe user about the acquisition, preservation and display of financial objects andinformation. It demonstrates the breadth, importance and richness of American financialhistory and provides a deeper understanding of financial markets and the nation’seconomy.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-14Economics Standard 2:Students analyze the elements of America’s market economy in a global setting.WEBSITE: http://www.xe.com/ucc/ANNOTATION: This site has a global currency converter. It allows the user to performcurrency and foreign exchange calculations. This site also allows the user to transfercurrency, so use it with teacher supervision.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-15Economics Standard 3:Students analyze the influence of the federal government on the American economy.WEBSITE: http://www.frbsf.org/education/activities/chairman/index.htmlANNOTATION: This site explores a variety of data that measure economic activity.Using a simulation, the user can make financial decisions as the federal chairman incharge of monetary policy. The data includes the fiscal implications of video consumers,businesses, government, exporters, importers, labor markets, and financial markets. Thesite also includes a media center demonstrating the Fed’s influence on the U.S. economicpolicy.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-16Economics Standard 3:Students analyze the influence of the federal government on the American economy.WEBSITE: http://www.nathannewman.org/nbs/ANNOTATION: The web based simulation asks the user to adjust spending and taxexpenditures in the 2006 budget proposed by the White House. This budget can beachieved as either a balanced budget or as a target deficit. All aspects of the federalbudget are addressed.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-17Economics Standard 3:Students analyze the influence of the federal government on the American economy.WEBSITE: http://www.brillig.com/debt_clock/ANNOTATION: This site contains a real time National Debt clock. The total Nationaldebt, each citizen’s share of the debt and a call to action are featured.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-18Economics Standard 4:Students analyze the elements of the U.S. labor market in a global setting.WEBSITE: http://www.ilo.org/global/statistics-and-databases/lang--en/index.htmANNOTATION: This site provides statistics and databases on labor statistics for 200countries. It also states key indicators of the labor market, ranging from employment andvariables relating to employment (status, sector, hours, etc.) to education, wages andcompensation costs, labor productivity and working poverty.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-19Economics Standard 4:Students analyze the elements of the U.S. labor market in a global setting.WEBSITE: http://bls.gov/ANNOTATION: This site provides statistics and databases from the United StatesDepartment of Labor. It also presents current events on this topic, publications andevery aspect of labor related information from a domestic and international perspective.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-20Economics Standard 5:Students analyze the aggregate economic behavior of the U.S. economy.WEBSITE: http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/categories/24ANNOTATION: This site is a database of Federal Reserve economic data. The user isable to disaggregate data in Microsoft Excel and text formats and view charts of dataseries from the Federal Reserve. This data can be viewed in charts and graphs orexported for a research report.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-21Economics Standard 5:Students analyze the aggregate economic behavior of the U.S. economy.WEBSITE: http://www.bea.gov/ANNOTATION: This site offers the economic analysis created by the U.S. Departmentof Commerce. It can be used to get an instant snapshot of our economy or an in depthanalysis of every aspect of it from the trade deficit to the Gross Domestic product.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-22Economics Standard 5:Students analyze the aggregate economic behavior of the U.S. economy.WEBSITE: http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2011/02/11/pm-obama-unveils-housing-finance-plan/ANNOTATION: This site has podcasts and radio broadcasts on current economic issues.Financial management and current government responses to the economic crises in theU.S. is addressed.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-23Economics Standard 5:Students analyze the aggregate economic behavior of the U.S. economy.WEBSITE: http://www.polljunkie.com/ANNOTATION: This site allows the user to easily create surveys or polls. This sitewould be useful for students learning to take random samplings on a topic or gatheringdata.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-24Economics Standard 5:Students analyze the aggregate economic behavior of the U.S. economy.WEBSITE: http://www.snappoll.com/index_user.phpANNOTATION: This site allows the user to create a short opinion poll.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-25Economics Standard 6:Students analyze issues of international trade and explain how the U.S. economy affects,and is affected by, economic forces beyond the United States’s borders.WEBSITE: http://www.economist.com/ANNOTATION: This site is the virtual publication of “The Economist”, a Britishpublication that effectively analyzes global news and trends. Their financial commentaryis superlative.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-26Economics Standard 6:Students analyze issues of international trade and explain how the U.S. economy affects,and is affected by, economic forces beyond the United States’ border.WEBSITE: http://www.oecd.org/home/0,2987,en_2649_201185_1_1_1_1_1,00.htmlANNOTATION: This site is the communication vehicle for the internationalorganization of economic cooperation and development. It is venue for an internationaldiscussion on economic policies, current events and all aspects of the global economy.This site is an excellent resource for gaining a perspective of all the global partners thatinfluence the economic decision of the United States.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-27Economics Standard 6:Students analyze issues of international trade and explain how the U.S. economy affects,and is affected by, economic forces beyond the United States’ border.WEBSITE: http://www.lavamind.com/download.htmlANNOTATION: This site requires a download to use the video game. Gazillionaire is agame about trading. Instead of money or stocks, the user trades Moon Ferns or LavaLamps across the Galaxy of Gogg.WEBPAGE:
    • ECON-28Economics Standard 6:Students analyze issues of international trade and explain how the U.S. economy affects,and is affected by, economic forces beyond the United States’ border.WEBSITE: http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.php?lid=918&type=studentANNOTATION: This site is sponsored by the Council for Economic Education. It hasseveral hundred lesson plans for teachers and activities for students. This particularlesson is a web quest on the global stock market.WEBPAGE: