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The Economics of Drug Legalization: A Double Entry Journal part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
The activity is designed to be an interative lecture segment during a larger interactive lecture class period. The technique demonstrated through this example is a double entry journal.

Interactive lecture on diminishing marginal product: tennis ball production part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
In this interactive lecture, students "produce" tennis balls with fixed capital and increasing labor, generating a production function. Students calculate the marginal product of each work and discover that marginal product falls as the number of workers rises.

Externalities in the cashmere market: Colbert Report interview part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
In this interactive lecture, students watch a video clip from The Colbert Report that addresses pollution externalities. Students graph the market and use the write-pair-share technique, then brainstorm ways to move the market to the socially efficient equilibrium.

Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
An ILD to help demonstrate the Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns using an experiment.

Energy and the Environment part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples
This experiment illustrates how seemingly harmless individual actions can, when taken collectively, develop into larger costs to society.

The Value of Exchange: A Classroom Experiment part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples
This experiment illustrates the value of exchange to students through trading of candy.

Airplane Production: A Law of Diminishing Marginal Product Exercise part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples
Classroom experiment illustrating the law of diminishing marginal productivity through the production of paper airplanes.

Homegrown Demand part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples
The professor sells an announced number of M&M packets (or other inexpensive good) through an auction to derive a classroom demand schedule. The resulting demand schedule is displayed as a "curve" and facilitates discussion of consumer demand.

Public Goods Experiment part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples

Learning by Teaching part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Experiments:Examples
In this service learning project, college students work in groups of three to prepare a 55-minute interactive lesson on one of the topics listed on the syllabus and team teach the lesson to students at a local high school.