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Marks, Melanie; Davis, Cheryl – Social Studies, 2006
The authors outline an innovative activity that helps teachers make the abstract concepts of scarcity and allocation concrete in the K-12 classroom. Students evaluate the scarcity of chocolate and often determine, incorrectly, that the candy is not scarce because there is enough for each student to have one piece. After students reveal their…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Economics Education, Class Activities, Resource Allocation