This video is a classroom demonstration of Lesson 40: Why Do People Trade Across National Borders? from CEE’s Capstone Exemplary Lessons for High School Economics publication. This lesson involves students in a trading simulation that grows in complexity. Students use this experience to investigate the consequences of voluntary trade among individuals in increasingly larger groups. The video has a demonstration of the lesson being taught to teachers in the classroom.
This lesson was originally published in CEE’s Capstone Exemplary Lessons for High School Economics, which helps students learn to apply economic reasoning to a wide range of real-world subjectsâ€”ranging from personal finance to global issues through 45 lessons. Visit the CEE Store for more information about the publication and how to purchase it.
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