Play the Market
Students participate in a hypothetical experiment. For four weeks, they track 10 stocks they have selected. They discuss their imaginary gains and losses and share their observations about the stock market, and their reactions to this experience.
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Government & the Economy
How does the government's role differ in a mixed economy versus a command economy? Check out this resource which, in addition to offering useful reading material and worksheets on the topic, includes an excellent graphic organizer...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Study of Command and Market Economies with a Focus on North and South Korea
Students investigate how command and market economies function in North and South Korea. In this economics lesson, students experience a simulation of market and command economies under authoritarian dictatorships.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Find Your Way Through Trade: It's Just Not Fair
Students discover fair trading in an economy. In this economics lesson, students participate in a role playing game in which they must trade their goods with the government in an unfair market. Students discuss the lack of fairness among...
3rd - 7th Math
Consumerism Scavenger Hunt
In this social studies worksheet, students discover how to be an informed consumer by first reading 10 questions pertaining to marketing, advertising and purchasing choices. Students use Internet searches to find the answers. There are...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Online —On Stage—and Action
Use your tablets to participate in a culture-sharing project with a class in a foreign country. Your class can communicate and share ideas with a class in another country, swapping information regarding language and culture. Together you...
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts