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Lesson: Money is What Money Does


Focus on Economic Data: The Inflation Rate - July 15, 2004

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by .5 percent in July. The annual rate of inflation for the last three months has been 1.9 percent and over the last 12 months was 3.2 percent.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 08/17/2005

The Family Vacation

Students will take a surprise trip around the world. As they travel, they will use clues to discover where they are going. They will then figure out how much money they have spent in U.S. dollars, using exchange rates.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 08/03/2009

Focus on Economic Data: The Inflation Rate - September 2001

The seasonally adjusted rate of increase in the consumer price index during the month of September 2001 was 0.4 percent or four-tenths of one percent. The rate of increase in the consumer price index over the last twelve months was 2.6 percent. In August, the core index, which excludes energy and food prices, increased by .2 percent. The core index also increased 2.6 percent over the last twelve months.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 10/19/2001

Related Publications

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Risky Business DVD

Use this DVD program to show students how to live healthy, wealthy and risk-free.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2007

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

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History

Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History uses a unique mystery-solving approach to teach U.S. economic history to your high school students.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2006

5 out of 40 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Advanced Placement Economics: Teacher Resource Manual

The teacher guide accompanies the student activities books in macro- and microeconomics for teaching college-level economics in AP Economics courses. The publication contains course outlines, unit plans, teaching instructions, and answers to the student activities and sample tests.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2003

3 out of 58 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.