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Lesson: Marketplace: Corporate Leap Frog


Marketplace: Real(ity) Estate

This lesson teaches students about opportunity cost through some steps of buying a house. It also shows students how advertising affects consumer decision-making.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 05/21/2008

Marketplace: Back-to-School Retail

Marketplace, a daily economics news program heard on National Public Radio, featured a story on August 14, 2001 about teenagers’ retail habits during the months preceding the 2001 school year.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 05/27/2003

Collecting for Fun . . . and Profit?

Art, baseball cards, coins, comic books, dolls, jewelry and stamps are just a few examples of the many things people collect. While some people collect for fun — others hope to profit. In this lesson, students explore how supply and demand influence the price of collectibles. They also evaluate speculation in collectibles as an investment option. They learn that collectibles are one of the riskiest ways people can invest their money.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 12/27/2004

Related Publications

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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

23 out of 23 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

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