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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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
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
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
The Stock Market and the Great Depression
How does the Stock Market work, what was Black Tuesday, and how did the Market crass of 1929 lead to the Great Depression? Have your class play this stock market game for two weeks to better explain how the stock market works.
9th - 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