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Sacrificing Lives for Profits


Sacrificing Lives for Profits

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This is a lesson plan which links to an article about the topic. The purpose of the lesson is to help students: 1) understand the concept of marginal value 2) recognize how the tradeoffs we make involve calculations of cost and benefit 3) realize how scarcity relates to issues of safety and 4) explore how policies often respond to seen consequences or effects, while ignoring the unseen."
Material Type: Drill and Practice
Date Added to MERLOT: October 23, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 16, 2011
Submitter: Cathy Swift


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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