Resources for
Resources for

Showing 1 - 20 out of 191 results

Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis Clear

All Resources (by date)

Should the U.S. Ban Gas-Powered Cars?

In this economics lesson, students will use a jigsaw activity to analyze the effects of a single energy policy -...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Opportunity Cost

Can We End Housing Insecurity?

Students compare the economic costs and benefits of helping people who are experiencing housing insecurity and consider the ethical implications.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Role of Government

Can You Be Fashionable and Ethical?

Students “produce” blue jeans and make business choices about production to simulate the decision of changing from more expensive, but...
Key Concepts: Costs of Production, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Externalities…

What is the Most Ethical Way to Fund Public Schools?

Students analyze documents, create a school-funding graphic organizer, and write an email to their state representative with their plan to...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Opportunity Cost, Role of Government

Does Self-Interest Prevent Economic Justice?

In Lesson #7 0f the Ethics, Economics, and Social Issues curriculum, students explore basic ideas of justice by examing government...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentives, Veil of Ignorance

Do Businesses Have Social Responsibility?

In Lesson #6 of the Ethics, Economics, and Social Issues curriculum, students will participate in a simulation and discussion to...
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Profit

Can You Conduct Research Ethically?

In Lesson #2 of the "Ethics, Economics, and Social Issues" curriculum, students learn about positive and normative economics and how...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Normative Economics, Positive Economics

Vincent van Gogh's 'Flower Beds in Holland'

Students study a painting by van Gogh called "Flower Beds in Holland". The students recognize that this farmer made a...
Key Concepts: Choice, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity

Is Efficiency Ethical?

In Lesson #5 of the Ethics, Economics, and Social Issues curriculum, students role-play to understand both the power and limits...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Marginal Analysis, Scarcity

SIFMA Foundation

Stock Prices and the Super Bowl

Harness the excitement of the Super Bowl with this lesson from the SIFMA Foundation for Investor Education. Students analyze the...
Key Concepts: Advertising, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Investing

Toys for Me: A Lesson on Choice

Updated! In this elementary economics lesson, students will categorize and prioritize their wants to learn about scarcity and choice. Scarcity...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Opportunity Cost, Scarcity…

Voters and Elections

Updated with new data! Students identify costs associated with voting. Then they make predictions about who might be more likely...
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis

Content Partner

College Money Matters

Make smart decisions that maximize your college choices and minimize your debt.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Personal Finance Economics, Saving and Investing

Opening a Restaurant

In this economics activity, students use scarce resources to plan the opening of a restaurant.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Productive Resources

Reviewing Money Management Apps

In this personal finance activity, students will research and compare money management apps.
Key Concepts: Budget, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis

College Financial Aid Options

In this personal finance activity, students will review different options for college financial aid.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis

What Car Should I Buy Activity

In this personal finance activity, students will compare the costs and benefits of new vs used cars.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis

Is It Worth It?

In this personal finance activity, students will consider the costs of saving to make a purchase.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Saving