Following the Stock Market With a Palm
Students research and explore the stock market. They research a three-year history of stocks, develop a group and individual spreadsheets, and follow their stocks and prices for a ten-day period, graphing the results.
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Buy, Sell or Hold?: An Overview of Investing
Break down the often-daunting topic of the stock market with this resource, in which pupils learn basic terminology regarding buying and selling stocks, as well as the factors that influence how much return individuals can receive on...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Stock Market
Stock market vocabulary 101! You'll find all the terms you'll ever need to teach or prepare your class for learning about the stock market. The slide show is split into four sections: indicators for investors, buying and selling stocks,...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Money and Finance
Chances are, the teenagers in your economics class have some experience with money. Help them understand that money is more than the dollars and coins they feed into the school vending machines with a video from Crash Course economics....
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Depression
The Great Depression does not fit into a simplistic narrative. This video introduces learners to the complicated and complex nature of this historical event in the United States with a heavy emphasis on the progression of economic...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Bailout 3: Book Value vs. market value
The "housing bubble" is addressed in this video, as well as the discrepancy between a stock's market value and its book value. Students will learn about the intricacies of the stock market as well as an introduction to the housing market...
11 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Stock Market Project
If you had $10,000 to invest in four companies, what kind of stock portfolio would you create? Your young economists will work together in groups to answer this question, tracking chosen stocks throughout a semester to see which group's...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Taking Stock in the Past for the Future
After reading and discussing an article reflecting on the Stock Market Crash of 1929 nearly a century later, learners are then divided into groups to analyze five articles from the week of October 28, 1929-November 1, 1929. They conclude...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable