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Students identify image and information ads, define consumer goods and services, explain teen consumer spending impacts.
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Consumerism in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Today's Teenage Consumers
Help class members become savvy consumers with a series of activities that has them analyzing marketing strategies, comparing the value of brand name versus off-brand clothing, and considering the advantages and disadvantages of shopping...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Consumerism: No Purchase Necessary
Learners read a script that helps them understand the ins and outs of consumerism. They watch a video (not included), and engage in two additional activities. The instructional activity engages critical thinking skills and brings...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Evaluating Information on Food Labels
What kinds of foods include corn? Corn syrup? Start by viewing a clip of Food Inc. with your middle or high schoolers. Then, study a list of corn-derived ingredients, encouraging your class to see how many food products contain corn. A...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Consumerism - Labeling Lab With Convenience Food
High schoolers examine the differences between convenience food and food that has to be prepared in order to use it in another recipe. In groups, they make a calzone using only convenience food. After baking, they work together to make...
9th - 12th Health