ERIC Number: ED459101
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
The Paper Airplane Challenge: A Market Economy Simulation. Lesson Plan.
This lesson plan features a classroom simulation that helps students understand the characteristics of a market economic system. The lesson plan states a purpose; cites student objectives; suggests a time duration; lists materials needed; and details a step-by-step teaching procedure. The "Paper Airplane Challenge" handout is attached. (BT)
Descriptors: Economics, Economics Education, Free Enterprise System, Government Role, High Schools, Simulation, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Teaching Economics, San Francisco, CA.
Note: For other economic lessons, see SO 033 078-079.