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Grade: Senior
Subject: other

#1077. THe Stock MArket "Basic 5" Lesson

other, level: Senior
Posted Fri May 7 06:00:55 PDT 1999 by Brian Tata (btata@massed.net).
Fitchburg (MA) High School, Fitchburg, MA USA
Materials Required: Internet Access, Spreadsheet Software
Activity Time: 6 hours
Concepts Taught: Business, MAthematics, Economics

Students are given an imaginery $5555.00 to spend on the purchase
of 5 different companies' stocks. For 5 class days students track
their stock and coome up with their portfolio values on a
daily basis. At teh completion of five days, students will
report on their results (if they made money, lost money, or stayed
the same). Students learn stock values, the reason why there is stock,
what the stock market is and does, and how to invest.