Collecting for Fun . . . and Profit?
Young scholars read articles concerning the value of collecting and research which collectibles retain value and are worth the most.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Diversification and Risk
After being given a portfolio of investments, your young economists will learn how to assess the relative risk of the portfolio's products and understand the importance of diversification, relating these economic concepts to real-life...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Exploring Solutions to Address Radical Disparity Concerns
The deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice, and the protests that followed the 2014 shootings, are the focus of a current-events activity that asks class members to brainstorm and research possible strategies to address the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Mock Town Meeting on a Proposed Tank Farm
Intended as a follow up to the Protecting Your Drinking Water activity, young environmentalists use their assessment of the a hypothetical town's water supply to debate the installation of underground chemical storage tanks. With the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Battle Behind the Pumps - Exploring Supply & Demand
After considering the role that gasoline plays in our lives and our dependence on it as a society, learners participate in a reading activity discussing why the price of oil is increasing. They will then simulate being members of a...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Credit Default Swaps 2
Investigate the delicate balance of corporate loans; Sal lays it out as corporations in need of loans, companies giving them out, and the risk of insurers. Learners are introduced to hedge funds and explore how an investor could back...
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport
Pupils explore the meaning of the ancient Greek word aretê and the place of virtue in historical athletic competition and modern sports. They begin by reading an informational text on the goal of sports in education, and then evaluate...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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