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Cupcake Economics 2
The continuation of the lecture regarding a cupcake business. Sal gives some very clear and relevant examples of the costs and profits within the different circumstances that may occur. He references an excel spreadsheet that is...
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Housing Price Conundrum (Part 3)
Wondering why home financing relaxed in the years following Y2K? In the third of a four-part series, Sal describes the investment phenomenon between 2000 and 2006 that allowed more people to bid on homes and increased demand...
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Demanding Celebs: Business Studies
Celebrities and economics? Business or economics classes discuss how different celebrities' stocks have been affected by supply and demand. They track the news to identify factors that impact value, discuss and justify their choice of...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
How to Achieve Your Financial Goals
Students explore economics by creating a budget. In this financial goal setting lesson, students investigate their use of time by completing a worksheet. Students identify financial goals they would like to achieve in the next several...
2nd - 5th 21st Century Skills
The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan....
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Sentence Completion 14: High-Intermediate Level
Part of a series of exercises, this sentence completion worksheet could be used as an assessment, as extra practice, as the basis of small group discussion, or as homework. The extensive answer key explains how to approach problems of...
9th - 12th All
Credit Default Swaps
A pension fund would like to loan money to a company, but the company's bond rating isn't high enough. Sal discusses the private entities issuing ratings and credit default swaps, nicely illustrating the way a higher-rated company can...
11 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Business Ownership: The Franchise Option
Opening a business can be a tricky operation. Your class considers the pros and cons to business ownership through franchise opportunities. They read several articles about the types of franchise opportunities one can invest in, and then...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Solar Kit Lesson #8 - Positioning Solar Panels II: Explorations with Stationary Panels
This lesson is preparation-intensive, but well worth the investment. You will construct five or six portable testing stations with which lab groups will gather data on the best position for collecting sunlight with a solar panel. This is...
6th - 9th Science