Grades 9-12

### Analyzing the Business Cycle with Piecewise Functions

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## Lesson

### Analyzing the Business Cycle with Piecewise Functions

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

### Compound Interest

### Saving

### Buy and Hold: A Stock Market Simulation

### Productivity and Graphing Linear and Quadratic Functions

### Distribution of Income

### Spending Multipliers

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

### Rates of Change

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

### Graphing and Interpreting Linear Relationships in the Context of Budgeting

### Exchange Rates

### Deriving Marginalism

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

### Using Slope to Compute Opportunity Cost

### When Graphs Mislead Us

### How Expensive are Payday Loans?

### Profit Maximization

### Break-Even Analysis

### Using Systems of Equations with Supply and Demand Application

### Earning Credit

### Cost/Benefit Analysis:Three Gorges Dam

### How is Our Economy Doing?

### It Pays to Stay in School

### Why Adopt a Highway?

### Multipliers and the Mystery of the Magic Money

### Unemployment in My Hometown

## Activity

### Break-Even Analysis Activity

### Taxes and Income

### Exchange Rate Calculator

### Production Possibilities Frontier

### Income Distribution

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Grades 9-12

Students will interpret the United States business cycle in terms of a piecewise function. T…

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Grades 9-12

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

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Grades 9-12

Students learn what compound interest is, how it is calculated, and appreciate the impact…

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Grades 9-12

Students take an interest inventory test that gives them a list of careers from which to …

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Grades 9-12

Students will participate in a brief activity as well as direct instruction that explains…

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Grades 9-12

In this lesson students interpret key features of graphs for both linear and quadratic funct…

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Grades 9-12

Students engage in a simulation to explore how productivity influences the distribution o…

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Grades 9-12

Students learn the definition of marginal propensity to consume and marginal propensity t…

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Grades 9-12

Students will learn how to determine the function values [f(x) or y values] of simple functi…

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Grades 9-12

This lesson uses a classic video clip to introduce variable and fixed inputs. Students pa…

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Grades 9-12

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

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Grades 9-12

Students explore budget constraints by solving a contextual problem involving the purchas…

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Grades 9-12

Students describe and identify where certain items they own come from and the approximate…

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Grades 9-12

This lesson creates a connection between derivatives and marginalism. Students will be en…

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Grades 9-12

Students collect data from a hands-on activity involving Colors Goldfish® Baked Snack…

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Grades 9-12

Students learn the basic economic concept of opportunity cost and draw a production possi…

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Grades 9-12

Students view a video and answer questions about Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Graphs of …

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Grades 9-12

Students will learn how a payday loan works by watching a video. They will learn that pay…

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Grades 9-12

In this lesson students solve an optimization problem based on the real-world example of …

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Grades 9-12

Students participate in a group activity in which they are assigned a business. They use …

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Grades 9-12

Students are introduced to the concepts of supply and demand. They will construct a supply a…

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Grades 9-12

Students participate in a series of activities that provide them with a simulated credit sco…

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Grades 6-8

This lesson will allow students to evaluate the costs/benefits of the Three Gorges Dam proj…

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Grades 9-12

Students learn the meaning and measurement of six important economic indicators and use the…

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Grades 6-8

This lesson examines some of the incentive programs being offered to keep students in school

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Grades 6-8

Students learn about the successful Adopt-a-Highway program and how it can save governmen…

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Grades 9-12

Students learn about the purpose of the reserve requirement, how money is "created&quo…

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Grades 9-12

Students use the Bureau of Labor Statistics website to track unemployment rates for their …

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Grades 9-12

This interactive graphs the break-even point using the equation,
Breakeven Quantity (BEQ) …

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Grades 9-12

This interactive can be used to review progressive, regressive and proportional taxes. Refe…

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Grades 6-8, 9-12

Exchange rate calculator which displays the amount of expenses in USD Today and USD Two Mont…

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Grades 9-12

Learn how the math concept of slope can be used to model the opportunity cost of a productio…

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Grades 9-12

Students create an income distribution for a fictitious country to learn about quintiles. Th…

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