The Economy — Lesson 208

Economic Cycles

Students are given economic terms and determine if they reflect a 'bull market' or 'bear market'.  They then create posters using pictures and words to reflect economic cycles.

What Students Learn

  • What is an economic upturn (boom) or downturn (bust/recession)?
  • Why kids should care about economic cycles?
  • It’s all about timing (buy low sell high)

Suggested Time

  • Preview and Episode Viewing: 45 minutes
  • Activity 1: 20 minutes
  • Activity 2: 20 minutes

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