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Entrepreneurship: Creating A New Business/Business in A Box
High schoolers examine the steps involved in starting a new business. They conduct Internet research, listen to a guest speaker, prepare a ten-page Business Plan, and present their business idea in a role-play situation where they ask...
Here's Your Chance to Make Millions in the Stock Market - Part 3
9th - 12th
How well would your students fair while competing in the stock market? They complete an interactive exercise in which they try to make money in the stock market. Using the internet, they complete an online tour of the market from World...
Reality Store: How to Plan a Budget, Pay Bills, and Manage Your Money
1st - 5th
Young scholars plan a budget and pay bills when they visit the "Reality Store," a series of classroom studying stations. The use of paying bills and running a class store is used to help students grasp the concept of business.
Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, February 2012
10th - 12th
The class is provided with background information and statistical data on US employment rates as of February 2012. They use the data to assess various graphs and answer critical thinking questions about what the data shows. They discuss...
Banking Explained – Money and Credit
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How exactly do banks work? A short video clip explains the complex banking system in a way all young savers understand. Scholars analyze just how a bank operates and makes money by providing investment opportunities to the community....
How The Stock Exchange Works (For Dummies)
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Buy! Sell! Just how does the stock exchange work? Scholars analyze a short video clip on the ins and outs of the stock market on a global scale. They investigate the process of buying and selling stocks and the impact it has on investors...
Slash Trash! Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Our Way to Zero Waste
Pre-K - 6th
The other "Three Rs" are covered in this lesson: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Over four weeks, conservationists collect data about waste in their own homes. They combine their findings with those of other students in order to analyze...
Honors Introduction to Economics Unit-1 Study Guide
11th - 12th
Here are 27 concepts and five graphs for learners to consider as they study for their first economics exam. The topics cover typical introductory concepts and may be useful for any economics class, even those without the corresponding...
The American Standard of Living - For Better or For Worse
9th - 12th
Students examine if the standard of living for the United States is becoming more unequal among different groups. They compare and contrast the current standard of living to those of their parents. Reading New York Times articles, they...
Quantitative versus Qualitative Decision Making
11th - Higher Ed
Learners analyze the advantages and disadvantages of different quantitative methods. They identify at least three different qualitative factors in decision making and explain the impact of qualitative decision-making factors in relation...
Entrepreneur Profit Balloon Game with Physical Education
Fourth graders explore business by participating in physical activities. In this entrepreneur activity, 4th graders define profit and how it is necessary to run a successful business. Students pop balloons with monetary values inside and...