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The Parable of the Squirrels- A Lesson in Basic Economics

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California Content Standards: 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3

This short parable of the squirrels presents basic economic concepts such as scarcity, incentives, tradeoffs, and opportunity cost.  It's a great segue for teaching cost-benefit analysis.

Parable of the Squirrels

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