Grades 9-12

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In this economics lesson, students will compare elasticity coefficients of consumer goods.

Key Concepts: Demand, Elasticity of Demand

Grades 9-12

### Exchange Rates: How Money Affects Trade

In this economics lesson, students will compute exchange rates to learn their impact on international trade.

Key Concepts: Markets and Prices, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence

CEE Content Partner

Grades 6-8, 9-12

### Wealth not Cash

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn why wealth is the essential feature of a successful financial life.

Key Concepts: Budgeting, Income, Money

Grades 9-12

### Production Possibilities Curve

In this economics lesson, students will use a production possibilities curve to learn about scarcity and opportunity cost.

Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity

Grades 6-8, 9-12

### Where Does the Price of Pizza Come From?

In this economics lesson, students will examine data for buyers and sellers to learn how prices emerge in a market.

Key Concepts: Demand, Markets and Prices, Supply

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…

Key Concepts: Money

Grades 9-12

### Margin Of Error

The lesson begins with an introduction to the use of polls in political campaigns. The students are introduced to the…

Key Concepts: Choice

Grades 9-12

### Analyzing the Business Cycle with Piecewise Functions

Students will interpret the United States business cycle in terms of a piecewise function. They will analyze specific points, slopes,…

Key Concepts: Business Cycles, GDP

Grades 9-12

### Inflation and Unemployment – Is There a Correlation?

Students view a video on inflation and are introduced to the concept of unemployment. They then utilize Excel to create…

Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Fiscal Policy

Grades 9-12

### Compound Interest

Students learn what compound interest is, how it is calculated, and appreciate the impact it makes on loans and investments.…

Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Credit, Interest…

Grades 9-12

### Saving

Students take an interest inventory test that gives them a list of careers from which to choose. Once they select…

Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Roles of Government

Grades 9-12

### Productivity and Graphing Linear and Quadratic Functions

In this lesson students interpret key features of graphs for both linear and quadratic functions in the context of total…

Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues

Grades 9-12

### Distribution of Income

Students engage in a simulation to explore how productivity influences the distribution of income and how government policy influences the…

Key Concepts: Distribution of Income, Income Distribution, Productivity

Grades 9-12

### Who Bears the Burden When a Tax Is Imposed on a Good?

Students will learn how to determine the function values [f(x) or y values] of simple functions by calculation and inspection…

Key Concepts: Demand, Markets and Prices, Roles of Government

Grades 9-12

### Rates of Change

This lesson uses a classic video clip to introduce variable and fixed inputs. Students participate in an activity that demonstrates…

Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Profit

Grades 9-12

### The Mathematics Behind Progressive, Regressive, and Proportional Taxes

Students take a quiz that involves earning income and paying a tax. Through this activity, they generate data that they…

Key Concepts: Average Tax Rate (or Ratio), Income Distribution

Grades 9-12

### Deriving Marginalism

This lesson creates a connection between derivatives and marginalism. Students will be engaging in a set of scaffolding activities that…

Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Profit

Grades 9-12

### In the Market for a New Car?

There are three major purchases that you will make in your lifetime, and one happens to be buying a car.…

Key Concepts: Budgeting, Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…

Grades 9-12

### Discover How Two Way Tables Are Used To Determine Auto Insurance Deductibles and Premiums

Students collect data from a hands-on activity involving Colors Goldfish® Baked Snack Crackers to learn how to create a two-way…

Key Concepts: Insurance, Personal Finance, Risk and Return

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…

Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services