The Shrinking Dollar

Students investigate inflation over time.  In this inflation over time lesson plan, students determine the cost of a $5 item that has 4% inflation over time.  Students make a scatter plot of the data and answer questions about the graph.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 10th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
1997
Usage Permissions
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