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HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS

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    When Graphs Mislead Us

    Students will watch a video and answer questions about Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Graphs of real GDP per capita are used to demonstrate that the same set of data can be shown in dif...

    Grades: 9-12

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    How Expensive are Payday Loans?

    Students will learn how a payday loan works by watching a video. They will learn that payday loans are an expensive form of borrowing and calculate the total cost of a payday loan using s...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Earning Credit

    Students participate in a series of activities that provide them with a simulated credit score and an auto loan interest rate based on their credit score. Then they learn to use compound ...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Break- Even Analysis

    Students participate in a group activity in which they are assigned a business. They use break even analysis to calculate the number of units that must be sold or at what price each unit...

    Grades: 9-12

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    Understanding and Analyzing an Income Statement

    The income statement provides valuable information that can help buyers make a well-informed decision when considering the purchase of a business. It can also help determine the value ...

    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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    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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    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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