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Lessons on Concept 'Demand' for K-5

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To Market To Market
Grade 3 / EconEdLink: This lesson will help students become good consumers and producers by taking turns buying and selling things in a classroom-created market. Students will establish prices for items and observe what happens during the sale of those items.

Those Golden Jeans
Grade 3-4 / EconEdLink: This lesson is designed to review the three types of productive resources-natural resources, human resources, and capital resources-needed to produce goods and services. Students use the internet to identify examples of each - first in the production of pizza, then the mining of gold during the California gold rush.

Those Golden Jeans
Grade 3-5 / EconEdLink: This lesson is designed to review the three types of productive resources-natural resources, human resources, and capital resources-needed to produce goods and services. Students use the internet to identify examples of each - first in the production of pizza, then the mining of gold during the California gold rush.

Why Do I Want All This Stuff?
Grade 3-5 / Lesson 4, Personal Finance Economics 3-5: Smart Saving and Spending. Copyright ©1996, Council for Economic Education, New York, NY 10036. Used with permission.

Economic Spotter: Supply and Demand at the Gold Rush
Grade 4-5, 6-8 / EconEdLink: During the Gold Rush, people paid exorbitant prices for ordinary objects. Why? Because of the laws of supply and demand, that's why! In the lesson, students will see how these laws fit into this great historical time.