What is Wealth, and Who Owns How Much of It? The Ten Chairs Activity.
Teaching Economics as if People Mattered
Percents, Negative Numbers, Bar Graphs
Wealth Inequality, Wealth, Racial Wealth Gap, Poverty, Income Inequality, Gender Wealth Gap
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Students explore wealth disparity in the U.S. through a simulated activity involving ten chairs which represent the U.S. population. (Will require updating with current data on wealth inequality.)