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HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS

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    Profit Maximization

    In this lesson students solve an optimization problem based on the real-world example of profit maximization.  Students analyze a primary source document – a revenue and pro...

    Grades: 9-12

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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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    Baseball Economics 201

    As many baseball fans can tell you, the New York Yankees usually have a great season record, make the playoffs and make a run towards to the World Championship each year. The Yankees' su...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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  • Apple Pie Lorenz Curve

    Graphing a Lorenz Curve and Calculating the G...

    In this lesson, students receive raw data to construct a Lorenz Curve and calculate the Gini Coefficient. This lesson prepares AP Microeconomics students for the Advanced Placement exam. ...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Production Possibilities Curve

    Students will apply the concepts of scarcity, choice, and opportunity costs using a production possibilities curve. Students will interpret points inside and outside the curve. As an ex...

    Grades: 9-12

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  • Real Exchange Rates

    Exchange Rates and Exchange: How Money Affect...

    Students learn how currency values are set by supply and demand, and how changes in the value of currency affect international trade. Students then find the value of the Brazilian Re...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Comparative Economic Systems

    Students research the economic systems of a communist country and a third-world country and compare them to the US, guided by questions and using information from the CIA World Factboo...

    Grades: 6-8, 9-12

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    National Budget Simulation

    Students serve as an Economic Advisor to the President, who must increase military spending out of political necessity, but needs to reduce spending in other programs to limit the def...

    Grades: 9-12

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    NYSE Made Easy

    This lesson will help students to understand the terms that are associated with the New York Stock Exchange. It will also help students to read a stock market report found in any major...

    Grades: 9-12

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