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Grade 9-12
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On-Demand Webinar

MCEE Presents Big League Chew: Talking Baseball, Competition & Gum

August 20 10:00-11:00am ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: July 20 2020,

Objective

Teachers will be able to:

  • Engage students in a lesson on competition.
  • Learn how to use the Econ Lowdown Teacher Portal.

In this webinar, explore three lessons that can all be tied to “America’s Pastime” – baseball.

Description

Presented by Dr. Scott Wolla and Andrea Caceres- Santamaria, both of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

First, participants will participate in an active learning lesson about the economics of baseball. Then, students will learn about the role of competition in different market structures activity using gum. Finally, participants will learn about how to assign The Economics of Subsidizing Sports Stadiums, a special sports-focused article (and other teaching resources) using the Econ Lowdown Teacher Portal.