Want to challenge your upper elementary students to
analyze energy and environment issues from an economics
perspective? These lesson plans give teachers the tools -- and
students the knowledge they need -- to analyze important
and timely energy and environment issues.
Energy, Economics, and the Environment contains four units:
Unit 1 focuses on basic economic content. You’ll introduce
your students to fundamental economics concepts using
lessons from the popular Playful Economics curriculum.
Students discover how to use two effective decision models,
the simple Decision Tree and the popular Five Step Decision
Finally, there are three complete units covering Forests,
Water, and Energy issues.