Economic Reasoning: Why Are We A Nation Of Couch Potatoes?
Students examine the visual aids of this instructional activity to study the costs and benefits of decisions about diet and exercise. They investigate human choice as it affects behavior and in turns effects economics and consequences.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 17 Downloads
What would your class members say to the opportunity to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11? Examine the economic concepts of costs, benefits, and unintended consequences with this unique and engaging approach.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Savvy Spending: Sharpening Money Decisions
Do you really need that new laptop/phone/dress/jacket/etc.? Financial decisions require us to distinguish between our wants and our needs. Through discussion and the evaluation of scenarios on provided worksheets, this resource will...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
House and Holmes: A Guide to Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
Test your pupils' reasoning skills with several activities and a quick mystery to solve. Learners watch and analyze a few video clips that demonstrate reasoning in action, practice deduction with an interactive and collaborative...
6th - 12th Math
Juvenile Justice-Consequences of Offenses to Offenders, Victims and Community
Students are to define the consequences. They identify the consequences of juvenile crime on offenders, victims and the community. Students increase the responsibility to self, others and the community. They identify how Utah includes...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Deflation: Who Let the Air Out?
Why do decreasing prices (deflation) restrain economic growth, and why is this a real concern? Here you'll find reading materials and a related worksheet that gets right to the heart of this question, using recent events and real...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cupcake Economics 2
The continuation of the lecture regarding a cupcake business. Sal gives some very clear and relevant examples of the costs and profits within the different circumstances that may occur. He references an excel spreadsheet that is...
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Avatar, King of the Box Office?
Kids examine top grossing films of all time to determine if they deserve that title or not. They use the Consumer Price Index, the GDP Deflator, and a data adjustment related to current and past inflation rates to calculate which film...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History