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An Economic SIM-ulus Package
Students examine economic policy. In this Economics lesson, students learn about the structure of the Federal Reserve System and the functioning of the Federal Open Market Committee. The four-lesson unit consists of simulations and internet research designed to have students take on the roles of participants in a FOMC meeting.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 64 Downloads
The Catastrophe Clan
Students participate in a financial project and identify the three c's of credit. In this credit card lesson, students define and understand how to use credit wisely. Students become familiar with banking terms and types of credit. Students read a skit about the Catastrophe clan who take on a dishonest credit lender.
7th - 10th Math 5 Views 56 Downloads
Students identify and define the various types of credit cards and credit card offers. In this credit cards lesson, students identify the pros and cons of managing a credit card account. Students locate information on the Federal Reserves Web site and use the information to answer the worksheet included.
7th - 12th Math 27 Views 197 Downloads
Credit Cards and Compound Interests-Exponential Growth
Eleventh graders investigate the way credit cards work when collecting interest. In this algebra lesson plan, 11th graders investigate the growth of interest exponentially when using a credit card. They calculate what the cheapest rate is to repay a $2000 loan using different interest rates.
11th Math 3 Views 31 Downloads
Saving vs. Borrowing
In this consumer decisions instructional activity, students read a passage on borrowing vs. saving then complete a table where they calculate and compare interest made while saving vs. interest paid while borrowing. Students write 4 short answer questions where they reflect on the different choices.
6th - Higher Ed Math 24 Views 246 Downloads
Basics Of Foreign Trade And Exchange
Have your scholars read a handout related to the foreign trade market and how there is an exchange of goods. They read the information as a research assignment and make connections as to how the market fits together.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 52 Downloads
Discovering Math Concepts in Business Mathematics, Economics, and Finance
Explore the concept of money and research its origin. There are many concepts related to business math, thusly, there are many formulas used to make calculations around money. Exchange rates of money in different countries, interest, interest rates, fees, and credit are just a few topics in this real-world instructional activity.
10th - 12th Math 21 Views 68 Downloads
The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy
Students complete practice problems dealing with changes in required reserves, excess reserves (loanable funds), and the money supply. They role-play in scenarios in which they must decide upon the appropriate federal policy. They research the economic conditions for a specific region of the country and propose federal policies that would improve economic conditions.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 6 Views 16 Downloads
Inflation and Unemployment
Twelfth graders are introduced to the relationship between inflation and unemployment. They define the employment and unemployment rate and practice calculating the figures. Analyzing minimum wage laws, they model a process for identifying the impact of employment policies.
12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 11 Downloads
Focus on Economics Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy
Provide your class with the definitions to several key economic concepts related to the Federal Reserve and macroeconomics. Then, engage them in a discussion using the new vocabulary in the context of factual economic data analysis.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Inflation and Money
Students examine the relationship between inflation and money. Defining key terms, they define money in terms of its functions and give examples of money. They discover what happens when inflation occurs unexpectedly. They also examine the roles of the Federal Reserve System.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
The Determination of Interest Rates and Their Effect on Investment Decisions
Use this worksheet on interest to help your class practice important skills. Learners fill in the blanks for questions relating to interest, plot supply and demand schedules on a graph, complete a table, and solve problems.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Costs of Credit
Students discuss how using a credit card differs from using cash or checks. Using supply and demand, they develop a list of the determinants of credit. They list the costs and benefits of using credit. They calculate the amount of interest using the interest rate, principal and time.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Economics of Homebuying
High schoolers analyze the costs and benefits of owning a home. Using the cost-benefit analysis, they discover ways to reduce the costs of home ownership. They identify factors that affect the cost of mortgages and practice calculating them using different interest rates.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads