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Students take a quiz that involves earning income and paying a tax. Through this activity, they generate data that they use to create a table, a graph, and to build equations that represent relationships between quantities. Stud... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Rates of Change
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This lesson uses a video clip to introduce variable and fixed inputs. Students participate in an activity that demonstrates adding additional inputs to a fixed set of inputs that eventually leads to diminishing marginal returns an... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson, students explore the advance estimate of real GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data for t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses the latest employment and unemployment data release by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the month of February, 2015, reported March 6, 2015. The lesson focuses on different ways of mea... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), students explore the latest release for January 2015, analyze the extent to which consumer misperception about the inflation rate can exist, and ex... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses the latest employment and unemployment data release by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the month of January, 2015, reported Feb. 6, 2015. The lesson focuses on alternative ways to mea... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students explore budget constraints by solving a contextual problem involving the purchase of goods on a fixed income. Adjustments to the quantities of two goods are used to explore the meaning of points on a graph and relationshi... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Exchange Rates
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Students describe and identify where certain items they own come from and the approximate price of these items. They learn that to purchase an imported item they have to pay the people from whom the item was imported in their coun... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), students explore the latest release for December 2014. Building on last month's lesson that discusses the problems with the CPI, they learn abo... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson utilizes the January 28, 2015, statement of the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to explore the Federal Reserve's twin goals of price stability and full employment. This lesson discusses t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson, students explore the advance estimate of real GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data for t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Deriving Marginalism
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This lesson creates a connection between derivatives and marginalism. Students engage in a set of scaffolding activities that explore the Marginal Cost Function, Marginal Revenue Function, and the implications that these functions... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
Spending Multipliers
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Students learn the definition of marginal propensity to consume and marginal propensity to save. After spending time practicing computing what these terms mean, students participate in a simulation to demonstrate how the marginal ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
In this lesson, students explore the final (third) estimate of real GDP data for the third quarter of 2014. These data, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, are presented first as estimates, then as revisions as more data ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), students explore the latest release for November 2014. They analyze the shortcomings of the measurement of the CPI and the implications of these pr... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson utilizes the December 16-17, 2014, statement of the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to explore the Federal Reserve's twin goals of price stability and full employment. This lesson discusses the r... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
This lesson uses the latest employment and unemployment data release by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the month of December, 2014, reported January 9, 2015. The lesson focuses on the problems in mea... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
There are three major purchases that you will make in your lifetime, and one happens to be buying a car. Buying a car can be a challenging and daunting task if you haven't done your due diligence. Doing so helps you form a gam... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students collect data from a hands-on activity involving “Colors Goldfish® Baked Snack Crackers” to learn how to create a two-way table, find the marginal distribution, and find the conditional distribution. Students then ... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson
 
Students learn the basic economic concept of opportunity cost, and draw a production possibilities frontier to learn the constraints a society faces when deciding what to produce. After reviewing opportunity cost, students learn t... more »
Grades: 9-12 | Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson

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