Students use a magazine article/picture to explain consumer spending and discuss the key elements that influence consumer spending.
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Advertising – Does it Affect Our Purchasing Descisions?
Students consider the power of advertisements. In this consumerism lesson, students dicuss advertising techniques, advertising regulations, and analyze advertisements. Students also complete and evaluate and ad count actvitiy.
9th - 12th Health
We Live in an International Community
How many countries are you wearing right now? Challenge scholars to examine their own purchasing power by assessing where their clothing is from. First, each person finds out where the clothes they are wearing were made, and colors in...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Consumer Price Index: A Measure of Inflation
Students examine inflation over the years and learn to calculate how it changes over time. In this money management lesson, students learn how price changes affect their purchasing power, how to come up with strategies for dealing with...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Inflation Explained - Part 3/4
Inflation also includes the concept of deflation, is deflation good? Part three in this four-part series takes a comparative look at Japan's economic deflation during the 1990s and today's US economic situation. Purchase power,...
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Inflation Explained - Part 1/4
Take a look at the concept of economic inflation. Supply and demand, price adjustment, and new regulations are all considered to help explain why inflation impacts all goods and services. Pass-through theory and cost-push inflation are...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History