Episode 3: Equilibrium

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Does the economy ever achieve a perfect balance? Scholars analyze how the market balances itself with supply and demand. The third episode in a 10-part video series on economics focuses on consumer demand and its impact on overall prices of goods and services. Scholars investigate the concept of market equilibrium where a perfect balance of supply and demand are met.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class stand, close their eyes, and tilt backwards to see if they have proper equilibrium as a preview of the concept
  • Extend the lesson with a short reading along with graphs and charts on market equilibrium 
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson designed for grades 8-12 and beyond
Pros

  • Video is also available in podcast form for differentiated instruction
  • Lesson includes a written transcript of the video for teacher use
Cons

  • None