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Hands-On Learning About Economics

Ms. Bowen used a hands-on learning activity to teach her AP Macroeconomics students about Diminishing Marginal Utility. They put on hand lotion and rated their satisfaction with it, then repeated the process over and over. The more lotion they applied, the less satisfied they were with the product. The students ended up with a better understanding of the concept – as well as silky smooth hands!

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