Supply and Demand

What do strawberries, gasoline, and human kidneys have in common? Explore the concept of supply and demand, and the varying degrees of demand for particular items in the free market, with an informative video from Crash Course economics.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Pair with a lesson on global economies and the free market
  • Have learners watch the video on their own the night before your lesson, and encourage them to come up with five questions for clarification
Classroom Considerations

  • Narrators speak quickly
  • Part of a longer series on economics
Pros

  • Applies real-world examples to complex economic concepts
Cons

  • None