Making Choices with Scarce Resources: Penny Drive

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Media / Technology
Issue Area: 
Financial
Focus Question 

 How do our decisions about spending affect the common good? How do our needs and wants impact our choices? 

 

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Unit Overview 

Learners will use economic thinking to determine how to allocate their scarce resources for community service.

Service Experience 
 Use a decision-making model to help the group come to a consensus on how to spend raised funds.
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