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Grades K-2, 3-5

Using Children’s Literature to Teach Elementary Math and Economics

Discover how picture books can give your classroom an instant boost by combining literature, math, and economics to teach activity-based lessons.  The provided lessons and activities enhance learning, promote critical thinking, and build problem solving skills.  Featured books include classi…
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Grades K-2

Forecasting Economics

Can you learn economics from the weather? Students will be able to integrate science, math, and economics through this engaging lesson. The forecast predicts some percentage chance of success.
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Grades 9-12

Behavioral Economics Lesson Four – Why Are We So Impatient?

COMPELLING QUESTION: Why do people tend to procrastinate when it comes to doing things that are good for them? Students observe a “mind” that tries to decide whether to exercise or not. They see how discounting can change a person’s intended choices and actual choice…
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Grades 6-8

Work, Earnings and Economics: Using ‘Lyddie’ by Katherine Paterson

To get started, the students will read Lyddie, a novel by Katherine Paterson. The novel is set mainly in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s. In Lowell the main character, 13-year-old Lyddie Worthen, works six days a week, from dawn until dusk, running weaving looms in a murky dust-and lin…
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Grades 3-5, 6-8

The Best Deal

Students will learn how to determine 'price per unit' to help make decisions when comparing products.
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Grades 6-8

All In Business

In this economics lesson, students will calculate risks associated with starting a new business.
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Grades 6-8, 9-12

Time Value of Money

In this economics lesson, students will learn how the value of money changes over time.
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Grades 9-12

Using Slope to Compute Opportunity Cost

Students learn the basic economic concept of opportunity cost and draw a production possibilities frontier to learn the constraints a society faces when deciding what to produce. After reviewing opportunity cost, students learn that the math concept of slope can be used to model the oppor…
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