Students form companies and create a product to sell for profit. They research the basics of the free enterprise system and identify what makes a business successful.
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Money and Inﬂation: A Functional Relationship
What is the difference between money and bartering, and how is money valued when considering inflation? Delve into the correlation between these fundamental components of economics with this detailed resource, which consists of reading...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Why Do Banks Pay YOU to Provide Their Services?
How does a bank make money? That is the question at the based of a lesson that explores the methods banks use to calculate interest. Groups compare the linear simple interest pattern with the exponential compound interest pattern.
9th - 10th Math 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
Making Money and Spreading the Flu!
Paper folding, flu spreading in a school, bacteria growth, and continuously compounded interest all provide excellent models to study exponential functions. This is a comprehensive resource that looks at many different aspects of these...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
Banking 16: Why target rates vs. money supply
Using dual diagrams and workspaces, Sal provides a thorough explanation of target rates and money supply. Your class will appreciate his anecdotal approach to explain how interest rates are set, and how it affects potential "consumers of...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math
Show Me the Money - Saving and Investing
Here is a saving and investing activity in which learners discuss saving vehicles. They discuss the 'Saving and Investing Products' worksheet. Pupils then complete the 'Comparing Savings and Investment Products' worksheet. They discuss...
7th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed