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Lessons on Concept 'Prices' for 6-8

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Supply and Demand, Lessons from Toy Fads
Grade 6-8 / The concepts of supply and demand and related terms are taught through stories about the toy fads of Hula Hoops and Silly Bandz. In 1958, Wham-O, Inc.

The Ice Cream Stand
Grade 6-8 / Students will learn about supply, demand, price, competition, and entrepreneurial skills in this lesson. They will put what they learned into action by creating an ice cream stand, to complete with other stands in the classroom.

Lemon Squeeze - The Lemonade Stand
Grade 6-8 / EconEdLink: Students can taste test three brands of lemonade and compare prices with taste - is the most expensive the best? Using a reader's theater students will construct a supply and demand schedule and can create a bar or line graph to demonstrate market interaction between buyers and sellers

How has the Constitution shaped the economy in the U.S.?
Grade 6-12 / Class discussion and small group task identifying the six characteristics of a market economy and the provisions in the constitution that support a market economy. Unit 1, Lesson 1 from Focus on Economics: Civics and Government, ©Council for Economic Education.

Business Economics Course
Grade 9-12 / Course Outline: Business Economics is a course designed to help students understand economic principles as applied to current events and issues. Emphasis includes allocation of resources, economic systems, economic institutions and incentives, markets and prices, market structures, productivity, role of government, global economic concepts, and economic indicators.