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Educational Attainment and Inc...

Careers (Financial Education)+ 
Fathom 
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An activity using the ESTAT web site’s access to census data, looking at the correlation between educational attainment and income.
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Exploring Relationships betwee...

Earning (Financial Education)+ 
Fathom 
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What are the advantages of staying in school? From time to time, students wonder whether their academic efforts will be useful to them in the long term. Students will attempt to determine if there ...
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Math Insight  Digging Dirt

Earning (Financial Education)+ 
Java Applet 
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An application problem that asks students to help an excavation company prepare a bid for one of their clients by calculating what they should charge to dig a hole. To solve the problem students must ...
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When Gas Was a Quarter!

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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This is the student page that goes with the When Gas Was a Quarter! lesson plan. In this exercise, students explore the following questions: Why does everything cost so much more now, compared to when...
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Real Estate Tycoon

Jobs (Financial Education) 
Computer 
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In this yearlong project, students design, "build," and "sell" a house; after which they simulate investment of the profits in the stock market. Along the way, students make scale drawings, compute w...
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When Gas Was a Quarter

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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Why do things cost so much more now than they used to? Students will find out about inflation in the United States.
With this lesson, students will use the Consumer Price Index and explore inflation ...
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What Americans Are Really Payi...

Inflation (Financial Education) 
Computer 
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By adjusting for the inflation that occurred from 1980 to 2010, this Businessweek.com article reveals just how much the relative cost of 35 consumer goods and services has increased  or decreased. C...
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Compare Prices During the Grea...

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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How much did toys and clothing cost during the Great Depression of the 1930s? What would they cost today?
Look at the Then and Now: Prices table below. In the left column is a list of women's clot...
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Consumer Price Index (Estimate...

Inflation (Financial Education) 
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This page has data on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change in prices over time in a market basket of goods and services. The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases CPI data m...
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Consumer Price Index, 1913

Inflation (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change in prices over time in a market basket of goods and services. The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases CPI data monthly. This table pro...
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CPI Inflation Calculator

Inflation (Financial Education) 
Calculator 
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The CPI inflation calculator uses the average Consumer Price Index for a given calendar year. This data represents changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban househ...
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DataFerrett: For TheDataWeb

Earning (Financial Education) 
Computer 
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DataFerrett is a data mining and extraction tool that works with TheDataWeb, a network of online data libraries. Topics include economics, health, income and unemployment,
population, labor, cancer,...
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How much did it cost back in?

Inflation (Financial Education) 
Computer 
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This WolframAlpha widget calculates and displays the current value of a historical amount of money.
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Payday

Careers (Financial Education)+ 
Computer 
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How much do a school teacher & LeBron James make in a year? Explore not only how much people earn each year, but also each day, hour and minute. How long would a teacher have to work to earn what LeBr...
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Tip Jar

Careers (Financial Education)+ 
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What's the deal with all the tip calculators in the App Store? Is calculating 15% hard? Nope, and this lesson uses percents to explore the math of eatingand workingin a restaurant, from leaving ti...
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Paycheck

Earning (Financial Education)+ 
Excel 
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Students calculate net income and discover how much money they pay in taxes and for benefits in the process.
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College Savings Calculator

Education (Financial Education)+ 
Java Applet 
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Use our College Savings calculator to determine the amount you must invest each year to have enough money to cover all college costs.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) Inf...

Inflation (Financial Education) 
Java Applet 
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This is an inflation calculator for adjusting costs from one year to another using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation index. This inflation calculator is based on the average inflation index dur...
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Inflation in the USA

Inflation (Financial Education) 
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Compare the value of American dollars in prior years to American dollars today.
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Graph of the US Income Distrib...

Income (Financial Education) 
JavaScript 
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Interact with a graph displaying family income across the population using a football field as the context. The height of the curve at any point is the height of a stack of $100 bills equaling that in...
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Gross Domestic Product Deflato...

Inflation (Financial Education) 
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This is an inflation calculator for adjusting costs from one year to another using the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Deflator inflation index. This inflation calculator is based on the inflation rate d...
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Payroll Deductions Calculator

Earning (Financial Education)+ 
JavaScript 
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Use this calculator to help you determine the impact of changing your payroll deductions. You can enter your current payroll information and deductions, and then compare them to your proposed deductio...
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Million Dollar Mission

Earning (Financial Education) 
Spreadsheet 
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This is the famous "doubling pennies" problem. Students will study exponential growth. The activity is designed for students to work independently, or in groups with guidance from the teacher.
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Miranda and the Rookie

Earning (Financial Education)+ 
Spreadsheet 
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Use a spreadsheet to compare salaries of the star basketball player and the rookie.
NOTE: A free login is required. Sign up using the link on the login page, or use your existing K...
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