This Assignment: The “Big Mac” Index lesson plan also includes:
Young economists learn about the method of predicting changes in the exchange rate with Big Macs in an instructional video. After an understanding the index, learners write a post on a discussion board and respond to class members' posts as well.
- Use during a unit on global economics
- Have scholars create an additional discussion board posting about an observation they made after learning the material and discussing more in class
- Requires Internet access to complete the activity
- Builds media literacy skills
- Enhances writing and research abilities