Investment and Savings Teacher Resources
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With an increase in investment, what happens to aggregate demand, aggregate supply, and eventually, long-run aggregate supply? Here you'll find a great explanation of how greater long-run aggregate supply correlates to a wide production possibilities curve.
3 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Spend, Save, Invest or Donate (9-12)
Students explore the concept of personal finance. In this philanthropy lesson, students examine decisions they make about money as they discover the definitions of philanthropy, resources, scarcity, choice, benefits, costs, opportunity cost, interest, interest rate, principal, simple interest, compound interest, and compounding.
9th - 12th Math 22 Views 104 Downloads
New Review Interesting Interest Rates
Your young bankers compare earning interest accumulated yearly and monthly to decide which method most increases their balance. Using an exponential function to model the bank balance affords the learners more practice connecting these handy equations to a real-life context.
9th - 12th Math 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students explore the concept of investments. In this investments lesson, students discuss risk and return of investment. Students discuss investment vehicles such as a savings account, cd, money market account, and stocks. Students examine investment scenarios and determine which investment vehicle is most appropriate.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
Learners discover information about making investments. In this personal finance instructional activity, students watch a video and visit the Vanguard website in order to complete a worksheet activity to help them identify methods of investments.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 59 Downloads
Students explore investment plans. They write the explicit and recursive forms of the sequence of an investment and compare the amount to the continuously compounded interest formula for the same time period, interest and principal. Sample of student work included.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Many Teenagers Uninformed in Financial Literacy
Young scholars explore the concept of financial literacy. They read an article about the lack of financial literacy among teenagers, discuss what if means to be financially literate, the research a career that will allow them to live their desired lifestyle.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 57 Downloads
Malaysia: Foreign Investment Returns
Students examine the Malaysian economy and the effect of the SARS epidemic. They conduct research, write an editorial evaluating Malaysia's proposed budget for 2004, and develop an advertising campaign to promote business in Malaysia.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Selling Fuel Oil at a Loss
Learners are asked to advise a fuel oil dealer on a possible investment. They must use two different rates to set up an equation and solve to determine how much oil he should sell now to break even after selling the remainder the next month.
8th - 10th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Discovering Math: Computation
Middle schoolers add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers. They find the square and the cube of numbers. They create a game incorporating computation on rational numbers. Everyone works together to write and evaluate expressions.
5th - 7th Math 51 Views 661 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Factors of Production and Economic Decision-Making
Class members begin this engaging economics activity by listing all the resources used in the production of a car, and use that example to draw parallels to the four primary factors of production: capital goods, labor, natural resources, and entrepreneurship.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 67 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Money, money, money. A complete lesson plan that makes use of different representations of simple and compound interest, including written scenarios, tables, graphs, and equations to highlight similarities and differences between linear and exponential functions.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Lifetime of Savings
Sometimes people who seem to lead what would be considered an ordinary life do extraordinary things. Such was the case with Oseola McCarty, who donated a large sum of money for a university scholarship fund in her name. Oseala lived her life taking in clothes that she would wash for people in a large kettle over a fire.
9th - 12th Math 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Social Security Intro
Here is an excellent breakdown of what Social Security is in the United States, including its purpose, benefactors, sources of income, and areas of investment. The video compares a traditional retirement account with Social Security, and notes a very relevant consideration regarding how the retirement of the baby boomer population will affect the accumulation of funding for this program.
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable