Tapped Dry: How Do You Solve a Water Shortage?
Students, after evaluating different allocation methods for water, determine the costs and benefits of each method.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 17 Downloads
What would your class members say to the opportunity to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11? Examine the economic concepts of costs, benefits, and unintended consequences with this unique and engaging approach.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Deflation: Who Let the Air Out?
Why do decreasing prices (deflation) restrain economic growth, and why is this a real concern? Here you'll find reading materials and a related worksheet that gets right to the heart of this question, using recent events and real...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cast Your Vote
In a simple but unique lesson, youngsters learn about the history of voting systems. They then collaborate in groups to develop a new honest and consistent voting method. A class-wide poll is taken, evaluating the designs of other...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, January 2012
Using the latest updates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Consumer Price Index, learners conduct economic data analysis. They examine the charts, graphs, and websites provided to draw conclusions on current and future economic...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History