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Grades 9-12

Government Spending: Why Do We Spend the Way We Do?

Students look at definitions for the three categories of federal spending and using the internet locate examples of each. They then categorize a list of expenditures as government purchases or transfer payments. Given federal budget data, students analyze the pattern of change that has…
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Grades 9-12

The Hidden Costs of College

College costs have escalated over the past two decades, and many students are relying on student loans to cover the costs. So it is more important than ever to carefully consider the costs of college, anticipated career income, and how to best finance those college expenses. Students must…
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Grades 6-8, 9-12

Budgeting Basics

This lesson uses a Better Money Habits video to reinforce budgeting concepts.
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Grades 3-5

You Can BANK on This! (Part 1)

Banking should not be confusing. It should be INTERESTing! Most students in the elementary grades would love to know more about checking accounts, ATMs, credit cards and all the ways in which their relatives buy the stuff that they want. This lesson provides the students with information on…
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Grades 9-12

Multipliers and Fiscal Policy

In this economics lesson, students will analyze responses to the COVID-19 crisis to learn about fiscal policy and its limits.
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Grades 9-12

Opportunity Cost

In this personal finance lesson, students will identify the opportunity cost of a spending decision.
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Grades 9-12

What is a Stock?

The students work in small groups that represent households. Each household answers questions about stocks and stock markets. For each correct answer, a household earns shares of stock. At the end of the game, the groups that answered all questions correctly receive a certificate good for…
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