Cost/Benefit Analysis: Three Gorges Dam
Students explore the concept of a cost/benefit analysis. In this cost/benefit analysis lesson, students research the construction of a new dam in China. Students discuss the effects the dam will have on the environment, economy, and culture.
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Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Pupils begin to develop the building blocks of strong financial decision making by reviewing how their past purchases are examples of cost comparing, cost-benefit analysis, and budgeting.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Nonviolence: What Is Nonviolence? What Does It Cost?
Your young learners will delve into the language of primary source documents in order to identify the characteristics, benefits, and costs of nonviolence. The lesson plan includes a mix of activities, including an anticipatory activity,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civility in Elections
Should all eligible citizens be required to vote? In national elections? In state elections? In local elections? What would be the benefits of such a requirement? The potential harm? Class members consider the importance of voting, write...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Three Gorges: Should Nature or Technology Reign?
Students participate in a debate regarding the Three Gorges Dam in China. In this research skills lesson, students prepare for a debate regarding the construction of the Three Gorges Dam in China. Students participate in the dam taking...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History