Grades 6-8, 9-12

### Wealth not Cash

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

Key Concepts: Budgeting, Income, Money

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### Wealth not Cash

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### Production Possibilities Curve

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

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### Using Children’s Literature to Teach Elementary Math and Economics

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### Margin Of Error

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### Analyzing the Business Cycle with Piecewise Functions

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

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### Compound Interest

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### Saving

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### Productivity and Graphing Linear and Quadratic Functions

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### Distribution of Income

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

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### Rates of Change

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

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### Deriving Marginalism

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### In the Market for a New Car?

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

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### Using Slope to Compute Opportunity Cost

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### Understanding and Analyzing an Income Statement

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### Your Credit Card

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Grades 6-8, 9-12

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

Key Concepts: Budgeting, Income, Money

Grades 9-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Grades 9-12

The income statement is one of the most important financial statements used in making business decisions. The income statement is…

Key Concepts: Budgeting, Entrepreneurs, Profit…

Grades 9-12

Students will compare credit cards by looking at the amount of interest they will incur when paying off the balance…

Key Concepts: Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentive