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Lessons on Concept 'Supply' 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.

Where Did All the Money Go? The Mystery of the Great Depression
Grade 9-12 / EconEdLink: The students read a brief passage that poses the mystery, "How did the Great Depression happen?" As detectives, they gather clues using the Internet to investigate the mystery through a series of clue sheets. In the first step they complete a retrieval chart to summarize information about the consumer price index, unemployment rate, federal spending, and US and world events that have economic and political implications.

Demand and Supply On-line
Grade 9-12 / Basic discussion of demand and supply and the determinants of demand and supply. Includes self-quiz for students on understanding shifts in demand and supply. ©Kim Sosin