WebQuest

Microeconomics and You

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Focus:

This Webquest focus was on supply and demand including price and market. Then to add to students prior knowledge information and videos are reviewed on lettuce, milk, and eggs.
Objective/Goal:

• This lesson allows students to create an economics foundation.
• The activity allows for individual expression as well as collaboration.
• Students will learn that some goods are produced in local communities as well as other parts of the world.
• Students will learn about the relationship of supply and demand, then how it affects price and market.
Resources:

Comfort with the Internet
Time Required:
Production Videos – 1 day
Group Activity – 1 day for each group
Reflection/Evaluation – 1 day
Each day is 50 minutes
Note: Each group will share a computer to access Webquest “Microeconomics and You”.
Resources:
The web links are included in the Webquest pages.

References:
Arizona Department of Education. (2006). Social Study Standard. Electronically retrieved February 15, 2008 from http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/sstudies/articulated/strand5.pdf
Ricchiuti, Linda. (2006). Orange Juice- from the tree to the Glass! Electronically retrieved February 14, 2009 from http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/oj.index.html
Sunal, C. S., & Haas, M. E. (2008). Social Studies for the Elementary and Middle Grades (3rd ed.). Boston: Pearson.
University of Arizona. (n.d.). A look at Arizona Agriculture. Electronically retrieved February 14, 2009 from http://www.agclassroom.org/kids/stats/arizona.pdf
Utah Agriculture in the Classroom. (n.d.). Supply and Demand. Electronically retrieved February 14, 2009 from http://extension.usu.edu/AITC/teachers/pdf/fieldguide2/supply.pdf

 

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