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Content Partner

Grade 6-8, 9-12
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Activity

Lights, Camera, Budget!

Time: 20 mins,
Updated: September 20 2019,

Objective

Students will be able to:

  • Apply the rational decision-making model to a variety of decisions making a movie.
Open Activity

In this economics activity, students answer personal finance questions to earn money to produce a movie.

Description

Lights, Camera, Budget! is an online game designed to help students master financial literacy concepts. The object of the game is for students to earn investment $$$ by answering personal finance questions correctly. The money they earn goes toward creating a “movie” that they design by making budgeting decisions based on their total investment amount earned. The more money they earn by answering questions correctly , the higher the budget they have to hire directors, actors, extras, etc for their movie. (There is a middle school version and a high school version)