Students study what affects consumer purchases. In this products and consumers lesson, students question the motives behind purchases, learn how these choices affect the environment, and examine the role of advertising in product sales.
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Cooking in A Closet: Supply and Demand on a Submarine
Students define choice, cost, supply, demand, and scarcity. They apply the terms in an economic sense to a historical event. Finally, students read an excerpt from the oral history interview with a submarine veteran conducted by the...
5th - 8th Science
Reality Store: How to Plan a Budget, Pay Bills, and Manage Your Money
Students plan a budget and pay bills when they visit the "Reality Store," a series of classroom studying stations. The use of paying bills and running a class store is used to help students grasp the concept of business.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History
Louisiana Crafts and Domestic Arts
Discuss with the class the reasons for identifying and defining the term material culture as refering to a vast array of objects and activities that people make and do traditionally. Your class can identify diverse crafts and decorative...
4th - 8th English Language Arts