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A Piece of The Energy Pie: Lesson 10
Cost-benefit, green initiatives, global economics, and renewable energy are the topics of this thought-provoking lesson plan. Learners watch the video, NASCAR Goes Green, engage in a circular written discussion, then talk about the green initiative as a targeted market to increase product loyalty and overall profit margarine.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 39 Downloads
New Review Unintended Consequences
What would your class members say to the opportunity to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11? Examine the economic concepts of costs, benefits, and unintended consequences with this unique and engaging approach.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
You Can Bank on This! Part 2)
This is part 2 in a 4 part lesson on banking and personal finance. In this lesson, learners analyze whether or not they have made a good purchase, then discuss how to make an informed decision about a purchase. They create a T-chart, a grid, participate in an interactive activity and navigate a website.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 25 Downloads
A Guide to Financial Analysis
Knowing good project management means knowing how to conduct good financial analysis. Learner are introduced to the ins and outs of financial planning as it relates to cost, benefit, and project capital investment.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 7 Views 7 Downloads
The Legacy of the Olympics: Economic Burden or Boon?
Do the economic benefits of major sporting events such as the Olympics or the World Cup outweigh the expected costs? Using fundamental economic terms, discover the explicit and implicit costs and benefits for countries that host these worldwide competitions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan: Doing a Cost–Benefit Analysis for a Mobile Phone
Students conduct a cost-benefit analysis. In this economics lesson, students analyze the pros and cons of carrying cell phones. Students realize the benefits and downfalls of the actual cost and the opportunity cost of cell phone usage.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 13 Views 31 Downloads
The Power of Nonviolence: What Is Nonviolence? What Does It Cost?
Your young learners will delve into the language of primary source documents in order to identify the characteristics, benefits, and costs of nonviolence. The lesson includes a mix of activities, including an anticipatory activity, creation of a KWL chart, group jigsaw reading, and final discussion prompt.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
You Can Bank on This: Budgeting
Students analyze a purchase by using a decision-making grid, then create a cost-benefit analysis of a decision. Given a certain amount of pretend money, students use two types of graphic organizers to decide what to buy.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Our Buggy Moral Code
Why do humans cheat? Under what conditions are we more or less likely to cheat? Listen as Dan Ariely reveals intriguing results of several of his studies on the cost-benefit analysis of cheating, and how these findings relate to such human events as the Enron scandal of 2001.
17 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Cost/Benefit Analysis: Three Gorges Dam
Pupils explore the concept of a cost/benefit analysis. In this cost/benefit analysis lesson, students research the construction of a new dam in China. Pupils discuss the effects the dam will have on the environment, economy, and culture.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Market failure and the effects it has in terms of social benefit is the focus of this eight-page packet. Perfect for homework, this set of excellent worksheets provides several scenarios and graphs that show positive and negative externality, demand curve, and social equilibrium in relation to a market failure.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 12 Views 33 Downloads
Tune In to Insurance
Middle schoolers, working in small groups, role play as owners of a small used CD and DVD store that is in a tornado-prone area. They begin a worksheet on which they estimate the store's total value. Next, they discuss insurance coverage and cost-benefit analysis which actuaries complete in the insurance industry.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Economic Goals and Measuring Activity
Explore the role of government in the economy market. Young scholars analyze the economic decision-making process and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits, and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish. Vocabulary, mythconceptions, and an optional class activity are included.
9th - 10th Math 26 Views 72 Downloads
How Do You Spend Your Money?
Fifth graders examine ways to save and spend money. They look at ways that people earn, save, and spend money using chapters from Tom Birdseye's Tarantula Shoes. They add and subtract decimals to fill in a worksheet entitled, "Is It a Bargain?
5th Math 27 Views 185 Downloads