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  • Aug 12 2010 10:11 PM

    Rita Nutsch

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In this PBS lesson, students learn how credit and credit cards work. After viewing a segment from the PBS special "Affluenza," they discuss the problems that can arise from buying on credit. They then work in pairs to analyze various credit card companies. Although this lesson is based on a segment from "Affluenza," available through the PBS Web site, there are portions can be done without it.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 5 to 12

    Topics: Economics, Calculus, History-Social Science, Mathematics

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Cooperative Learning; Hands-on Learning