# Activities

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Exploring and Explaining Determinants of Supply and Demand: Utilizing the Think-Pair-Share Technique part of Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples

This is a two-part activity that implements an extension of the "think-pair-share" cooperative learning technique to study the determinants of supply and demand through hypothetical and real world examples.

Understanding the Impact of (Fiscal and Monetary) Policy: Using the Send-A-Problem Technique part of Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples

What's the best payment? part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples

After predicting which of two earnings streams has the highest currrent value, students use a discounted values table to compare the two earnings streams, discovering that earlier earnings has higher value and that ...

Understanding money: Where is most of my money? part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples

This activity uses an Interactive Lecture Demonstration to help students understand the definition of money in a modern economy. Starting with the common misconception that money is coins and currency, the ...

Which U.S. President generated the highest budget deficits? part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples

Students compare budget deficits and surpluses generated between 1969 and 2008 measured in nominal terms and then as a percentage of GDP.

What is the opportunity cost of attending class? part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples

Students calculate the opportunity cost of attending one class. The exercise reinforces learning about implicit, explicit and total opportunity costs.

Using cooperative peer editing to improve writing assignments in economics part of Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples

This peer review of writing tool helps students improve their writing by asking their peers in the class to provide feedback in a constructive manner.

Think-pair-share: Functions of money part of Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples

This cooperative learning activity helps students gain a deeper understanding of the three functions of money and provides practice applying those ideas to real-life items.

Counting GDP part of Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples

Working in small groups, students determine how 18 items are included in GDP (or if they are excluded.) Cards turned over one at a time encourage participation by all group members.

Economies of scale part of Teaching Methods:Cooperative Learning:Examples

Working in groups of three, students analyze economies of scale. Each student constructs an individual short-run ATC curve, then the three students collaborate to determine if there are economies or diseconomies of scale and to create the long run ATC.