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Interactive Tool: You're Going to College


You're Going to College

The students will explore the costs and the benefits of going to college. They participate in a three-part game designed to help them understand the decisions associated with attending college and the benefits available to college graduates.

Grades: 6-8
Published: 06/21/2009

Marketplace: Economy of Architecture

In March 2004, Andrew Haeg reported that in this age of globalization, great cultural centers have become essential to a city's economic survival. The arts can even put cities like Milwaukee on the map.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 01/21/2009

Opportunity Cost

Consumers are faced with tough choices because so many innovative and exciting products and services are available. Therefore, engraining a decision-making process that includes considering of opportunity cost is necessary to shape future consumer behavior.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 01/03/2012

Related Publications

The following lessons come from the Council for Economic Education's library of publications. Clicking the publication title or image will take you to the Council for Economic Education Store for more detailed information.


Learning, Earning and Investing: High School

This publication contains 23 lessons that introduce high school students to the world of investing--its benefits and risks and the critical role it plays in fostering capital formation and job creation in our free market system.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2004

3 out of 23 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Mathematics & Economics: Connections for Life - 6-8

Created specifically for middle school mathematics teachers, this publication shows how mathematics concepts and knowledge can be used to develop economic and personal financial understandings.

Grades: 6-8
Published: 2002

2 out of 12 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Trading Around the World

Created as a supplement to existing middle school world geography and world history courses, the 5 units in this guide introduce students to the basics of global trade.

Grades: 6-9
Published: 2007

1 out of 7 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.