Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Employment and Unemployment
Using Cli-Fi (Climate Fiction) to Teach Economics [Middle and High School]
Updated: January 19 2023,
Author: Council for Economic Education
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|Cli-Fi, the “hottest” new literature genre, portrays humans dealing with extreme weather situations. Discover how dire events of such as rising water, extreme heat, and freezing temperatures are perfect situations for teaching scarcity, allocation of limited resources, and decision making. Discover how dire events of such as rising water, extreme heat, and freezing temperatures are perfect situations for teaching scarcity, allocation of limited resources, and decision making.|
Grades K-2, 3-5
Using Children’s Literature to Teach About Economics and Enterprising Women
Teach both Women's History and foundational concepts via the lives of diverse, inspirational figures.
Key Concepts: Entrepreneurs, Opportunity Cost, Scarcity
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
How Does Information and Ethics Impact Decision Making?
In Lesson #3 from the "Ethics, Economics, and Social Issues" curriculum, students will play the role of a medical professional...
Key Concepts: asymmetric information, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Incentives