Fear the Scarce Resources

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In a life or death situation, what resources would you choose to survive—and why? A zombie attack simulation teaches learners the concepts of scarcity and resources in regards to economics. The hands-on activity requires individuals to make choices that ultimately lead to life or death consequences for the members of the team. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the lesson during the Halloween season to set the tone for a zombie format
  • Extend lesson with a reading on economic scarcity
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson contains graphic descriptions of a zombie attack; use with caution in the classroom
Pros

  • Resource provides detailed lesson plans for teacher use
  • Contains printable worksheets and materials for classroom use 
Cons

  • Lesson is graphic in nature