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PowerPoint for Entire AS Economics Unit 1

PowerPoint for Entire AS Economics Unit 1

This PowerPoint is for CIE Cambridge International AS Economics Unit 1:Basic Economic Ideas and Resource Allocation. It's packed full of details with 182-slides! This is your MAIN resource for class. Don't spend time creating another PowerPoint for Economics class. This is all you need for Unit 1. Included in the PowerPoint:a) Scarcity, Choice and Opportunity Cost-The Fundamental Economic Problem-The Meaning of Scarcity and the inevitability of choices at all levels (individual, firms, govt)-The basic questions of what will be produced ow and for whom-The Meaning of the term "Ceteris Paribus" -The Margin and Decision Making at the Margin-Sort run, long run, very long runb) Positive and Normative Statements-the distinction between fact and value judgementsc) Factors of Production-the rewards to the factors of production: land, labour, capital and enterprise-Specialization and division of labourd) Resource Allocation in Different Economic Systems and Issues of Transition-decision making in market, planned and mixed economies-the role of the factor enterprise in a modern economye) Production Possibility Curves-shape and shifts of the curve-constant and increasing opportunity costsf) Money-functions and characteristics in a modern economy-barter, cash and bank deposits, cheques,near money, liquidity g) Classification of Goods and Services -free goods, private goods (economic goods) and public goods-merit goods and demerit goods as the outcome of imperfect information by consumers PowerPoint Also Includes:-Key Terms for each Chapter-Activities-Multiple Choice and Essay questions from past exam papers.

By getupitstimeforschool

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.2 How markets work

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.2 How markets work

Edexcel Economics A Theme 1 1.2 How markets workThe second PowerPoint in a series of 5 on Theme 1 Edexcel Economics A specification (2015)An excellent revision resource or as an accompaniment for your explanations in lessons.Some tasks are included but usually worksheets and exam questions will need to supplement the slides. SAVE £4 IF YOU BUY ALL 5 LESSONS FOR ONLY £6

By sumangami

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.1 Nature of Economics

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.1 Nature of Economics

Edexcel Economics A Theme 1 1.1 Nature of EconomicsThe first PowerPoint in a series of 5 on Theme 1 Edexcel Economics A specification (2015)An excellent revision resource or as an accompaniment for your explanations in lessons.Some tasks are included but usually worksheets and exam questions will need to supplement the slides. SAVE £4 IF YOU BUY ALL 5 LESSONS FOR ONLY £6

By sumangami

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.4 Government Intervention

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.4 Government Intervention

Edexcel Economics A Theme 1 1.4 Government InterventionThe final PowerPoint in a series of 5 on Theme 1 Edexcel Economics A specification (2015)An excellent revision resource or as an accompaniment for your explanations in lessons.Some tasks are included but usually worksheets and exam questions will need to supplement the slides. SAVE £4 IF YOU BUY ALL 5 LESSONS FOR ONLY £6

By sumangami

Edexcel Economics A Theme 1 slides

Edexcel Economics A Theme 1 slides

Theme 1 Edexcel Economics A specification (2015)YOU SAVE £4 IF YOU BUY ALL 5 LESSONS FOR ONLY £6These 5 PowerPoints cover all content required for each of the topics in Theme 1. It follows the Edexcel Economics A specification.They are perfect as a revision resource, or to use in your lessons for your explanation slides.Very easy to follow slides designed to save you a lot of time!The relevant section of the specification is presented at the beginning of each subtopic so students and teachers can systematically work through the specification together.There are some tasks included, but usually students completed worksheets and exam questions in addition to these slides.Topics1.1 Nature of Economics1.2 How markets work (1)1.2 How markets work (2)1.3 Market Failure1.4 Government Intervention

By sumangami

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.3 Market Failure

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.3 Market Failure

Edexcel Economics A Theme 1 1.3 Market FailureThe fourth PowerPoint in a series of 5 on Theme 1 Edexcel Economics A specification (2015)An excellent revision resource or as an accompaniment for your explanations in lessons.Some tasks might be included but usually worksheets and exam questions will need to supplement the slides. SAVE £4 IF YOU BUY ALL 5 LESSONS FOR ONLY £6

By sumangami

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.2 How markets work (2)

Edexcel A Theme 1 1.2 How markets work (2)

Edexcel Economics A Theme 1 1.2 How markets work (2)The third PowerPoint in a series of 5 on Theme 1 Edexcel Economics A specification (2015)An excellent revision resource or as an accompaniment for your explanations in lessons.Some tasks might be included but usually worksheets and exam questions will need to supplement the slides. SAVE £4 IF YOU BUY ALL 5 LESSONS FOR ONLY £6

By sumangami

Long Run Aggregate Supply Worksheets and Powerpoint Presentations

Long Run Aggregate Supply Worksheets and Powerpoint Presentations

One powerpoint presentation explaining long run aggregate supply both in the keynesian and classical model, one starter activity (in pdf and word formats) getting students to contrast the classical and keynesian models, one powerpoint presentation on macroeconomic equilibrium and one worksheet getting students to apply their knowledge of macroeconomic equilibrium, different interpretations of the economy and shifts in LRAS, AD and AS

By annadavis23

What is Price Elasticity all about?

What is Price Elasticity all about?

The latest in the series of learning support materials aimed at students of GCSE Business Studies. This unit looks at the area of Price Elasticity of Demand. It considers the meaning of the results and shows students how to calculate percentage change.

By dazzan74

Latin American Maquiladora Murder Mystery for Classroom with Worksheet

Latin American Maquiladora Murder Mystery for Classroom with Worksheet

If you have ever done a murder mystery you know how fun they are. This murder mystery is designed to be used in a classroom and teaches about why factories were sent to Mexico and other Latin American Countries. Students in small groups (4-5) will enjoy learning about content and solving a murder at the same time! Worksheet included along with a map of the murder scene and answer key. This activity takes 30-60 minutes to complete depending on how you use it. A generic sample is shown in the images. Instructions are included. Check out our Choose Your Own Adventures, Murder Mysteries, Mad Libs, Board Games, Matching Cards, and more at Change the way you teach. Push Factors Pull Factors NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement South America Central America Mexico

By jeremymoore-bs-65

IGCSE Economics Revision

IGCSE Economics Revision

IGCSE economics revision for exam board Cambridge (but is applicable across all boards), topics 1-8 (can also be bought separately).

By annaexall2015

Shift happens - A Worksheet to support the Original Shift Happens video

Shift happens - A Worksheet to support the Original Shift Happens video

Written to support the 2006 Shift happens film (with a link to the YouTube film) the worksheet supports the films content with a mixture of comprehension and higher order questions tailored to the more able or as a flipped learning activity, having students consider the process and impact of exponential change and the impact globalisation will have on their lives

By awithey

Fun Non-Fiction Pack 1

Fun Non-Fiction Pack 1

Fun Non-Fiction Pack 1 A fun and engaging triple pack on non-fiction lessons!Featuring:• Sugar Tax – Writing to Argue• The Island – Survival Diary lesson• Dramatic Newspaper HeadlinesAlso included is a free A3 newspaper template.For more information on each lesson, click on the links below.Visit my page for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

4.2.2 Inequality  (Unit 4 Edexcel Economics)

4.2.2 Inequality (Unit 4 Edexcel Economics)

This publication is made with reference to the new Edexcel specification (First assessment June 2017) and various textbooks.It is an activity booklet which covers everything the specification requires. - This worksheet requires the Alain Anderton text book 6th Edition.It is best used alongside the 'getting started guide' on the Edexcel website.Happy teaching. Do it with a smile : )

By spain101

AQA GCSE Economics Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) [Revision, DIRT, Exam Prep] Essential

AQA GCSE Economics Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) [Revision, DIRT, Exam Prep] Essential

This download contains two Personal Learning Checklists (PLCs) designed for the AQA GCSE Economics Specification.The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence and the second side features a key-word check as well as various DIRT tasks.This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for:-Revision lessons-AfL-Fostering teacher-student dialogue-Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT)-Exam preparationThis is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment.On the reverse of the sheet are other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student's confidence and reflective abilities.The worksheet:-Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam.-Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped.-Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade.-Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focusses.-Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.

By Maxi88

3.4.5 Monopoly (Unit 3 Edexcel Economics)

3.4.5 Monopoly (Unit 3 Edexcel Economics)

This publication is made with reference to the new Edexcel specification (First assessment June 2016) and various textbooks.It is an activity booklet which covers everything the specification requires.It is best used alongside the 'getting started guide' on the Edexcel website.Happy teaching.Do it with a smile :)

By spain101

3.5.1 Demand for Labour (Unit 3 Edexcel Economics)

3.5.1 Demand for Labour (Unit 3 Edexcel Economics)

This publication is made with reference to the new Edexcel specification (First assessment June 2016) and various textbooks.It is an activity booklet which covers everything the specification requires.It is best used alongside the 'getting started guide' on the Edexcel website.Happy teaching.Do it with a smile :)

By spain101

4.3.1 Measures of Development  (Unit 4 Edexcel Economics)

4.3.1 Measures of Development (Unit 4 Edexcel Economics)

This publication is made with reference to the new Edexcel specification (First assessment June 2017) and various textbooks.It is an activity booklet which covers everything the specification requires. - This worksheet requires the Alain Anderton text book 6th Edition.It is best used alongside the 'getting started guide' on the Edexcel website.Happy teaching. Do it with a smile : )

By spain101

4.2.1 Absolute and Relative Poverty (Unit 4 Edexcel Economics)

4.2.1 Absolute and Relative Poverty (Unit 4 Edexcel Economics)

This publication is made with reference to the new Edexcel specification (First assessment June 2017) and various textbooks.It is an activity booklet which covers everything the specification requires. - This worksheet requires the Alain Anderton text book 6th Edition.It is best used alongside the 'getting started guide' on the Edexcel website.Happy teaching. Do it with a smile : )

By spain101