Coal Supply and Demand

A hands-on simulation perfect for an economics instructional activity, young learners investigate the availability of different sources of natural energy (coal, natural gas, oil, solar, and nuclear) and how this availability affects their cost. Simulate the distribution of natural energy sources with beads that are hidden around the room. After teams of learners find all their beads, they calculate the percentage of all resources their energy source makes up. This leads to a discussion of supp

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Grade
5th - 10th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategies
Simulation
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Year
2011
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