Common Core State Standards

HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS

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    Rates of Change

    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 eventual...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Distribution of Income

    Students engage in a simulation to explore how productivity influences the distribution of income and how government policy influences the redistribution of income. They calculate measure...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Deriving Marginalism

    This lesson creates a connection between derivatives and marginalism. Students will be engaging in a set of scaffolding activities that explore the Marginal Cost Function, Marginal Revenu...

    Grades: 9-12

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MIDDLE SCHOOL LESSONS

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    Chevy Volt...It’s Electric!

    The costs and benefits of owning an electric or hybrid car will be evaluated in this lesson. By reading and researching the history of the production of electric cars, the lesson allows s...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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    Calculating Simple Interest

    How do banks calculate the amount of interest paid on a loan? In this lesson, students will view a Livescribe Pencast to learn how to find the dollar amount in interest that is due at ma...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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    Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some ar...

    The role of government is to provide for the common defense, define and protect property rights, and enforce contractual arrangements. Throughout the 20th and early 21st century, governme...

    Grades: 3-5, 6-8

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LESSONS