Market Game in Oil
Students work together to participate in a market game in oil. Using their prior knowledge, they review how the interaction of buyers and sellers sets the price in markets. They identify the situations in which cause shortages and surpluses.
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Personal Financial Literacy: Saving and Investing
When should you save and when should you invest? In considering this question, your class members will also learn about such concepts as the time value of money, inflation, compounded interest, and income/growth investments. The resource...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Monopolies and Anti-Competitive Markets
Take your knowledge of monopolies off the board game and into economic concepts with an engaging video from Crash Course Economics. It explains the philosophy behind government regulations of monopolies and horizontal integration, the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
20th Centrury Capitalism and Regulation in the United States
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy,...
14 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History
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
Student Opinion: Do You Spend Too Much Time on Smart Phones Playing 'Stupid Games'?
This versatile resource from The New York Times website provides a short opinion piece on smart phones and the amount of time we spend playing games on them as well as several possible writing prompts pupils could consider in response to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts