Investment and Savings Teacher Resources
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Spend, Save, Invest or Donate
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this personal finance lesson, students consider economic choices and why people donate to causes. Students investigate the processes of borrowing money and investing money in the lesson as well.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 24 Downloads
Mortgage-Backed Securities 1
With Salman Khan's valuable opinions on this topic, students will consider the significant financial responsibilities that will have consequences. personal implications. This introduce the factor of investment banks and their interaction with the banks that offer the individual loans.
8 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Google Foundation May Invest in For-Profit Firms
Young scholars explore the concept of philanthropy. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students read an article about Google and its philanthropic endeavors. Young scholars discuss companies that they believe would benefit from a charitable investment from the Google Foundation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
It takes money to make money. A penny saved is a penny earned. Your algebra financiers cooperatively explore investing by choosing between some investment options online. Young investors use a compound interest simulator to predict their financial future and the financial pitfalls of using a credit card.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for fractals images are included.
6th - 12th Math 44 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Economics: Stock Market Investing
Students examine stock market returns from an historical perspective and explain key statistics used in estimating stock values. They participate in an investment simulation beginning with $100 to either invest in the market or place in a savings account.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 8 Downloads
An Imaginary Investment
Students are introduced to how the Stock Market operates. In groups, they participate in a scenerio in which they are given a specific amount of money to invest in any way they see fit. They use different resources to record their investments and returns.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Martian Real Estate: A Good Investment?
Students compare the landscapes of Mars and Earth and explore why the two planets are so different. They conclude by writing letters convincing fictitious family friends that it is probably not a good idea to invest in Martian real estate.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
New Review Opportunity Cost
Would you rather eat a peanut butter cup or a Milky Way bar? Would you rather listen to rap or rock music today? These are a few of the questions your learners will approach as they consider the concept of opportunity cost, and before delving into the world of investments and compounded interest.
10th - 12th Math 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer
By studying Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, your class will have a fantastic opportunity to learn about the economic concepts of entrepreneurship, human capital, and investment.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story
How did South African apartheid affect the ability of people of color to increase their human capital? Here is a rich lesson in which learners come to understand the relationship between investment in human capital and income, while also gaining insight into the discriminatory practices of South Africa during the mid-1900s.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The US Financial System
Here is a very unique activity in which learners simulate operations of a fractional reserve banking system, ultimately gaining a better understanding of how banks work and process money creation through lending. It includes a Story of Banks comic book with guided reading questions, financial investments and bank scavenger hunt WebQuest, and all instructional materials needed for the simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Investing in Early America Game: Early Industrial, Transportation, and Communications Revolution
Students review pages in the text to find out what was happening in each of the areas. They use the "Investment Opportunities Game Sheet" to record their investments, assume an investor identity, which influence how they choose to invest $1,000.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part instructional activity is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
10th - 12th Math 11 Views 142 Downloads
Here's Your Chance to Make Millions in the Stock Market - Part 3
How well would your young scholars fair while competing in the stock market? They complete an interactive exercise in which they try to make money in the stock market. Using the internet, they complete an online tour of the market from World War II through 2001, practice using different strategies to make the most money, and discover the effect of timing in making their decisions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 63 Downloads