GDP and Pizza: Economics for Life is designed to help students in civics, economics and other social studies classes grasp challenging economic content – and to explain why these topics are important for citizens to understand.
The course includes numerous interactive checks for understanding, video clips of a Fed economist explaining concepts and everyday examples that will make sense to students. In addition, students complete a pre- and post-test to assess learning.
Section One covers:
Section Two covers:
Also view the GDP and Pizza Short Courses for Teachers and Students.
The short courses are:
This lesson received the 2015 Curriculum Gold Award from the National Association of Economic Educators. Read more about this and other awards.