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Plan and Budget

Research and collect data about a long-term, contractual purchase, like a cell phone and data plan.
Time to complete

timer 5 - 7 hours

Suitable for

Middle and High School

Skills covered
  • Conditional formulas
  • Data analysis
  • Organizing data
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Activity 1: Make a Long-Term Spending Decision
  1. play_circle_filled Budget to Make Good Financial Decisions
  2. play_circle_filled Long-Term Spending Decisions
  3. play_circle_filled Research and Collect Data
  4. play_circle_filled Research Costs
  5. play_circle_filled Add Rows and Duplicate Formulas
  6. play_circle_filled Use Data to Inform a Decision
  7. play_circle_filled Using Formulas to Inform Decisions
  8. assessment Make a Long-Term Spending Decision Activity Reflection
Activity 5: Plan a Vacation
  1. play_circle_filled Plan a Vacation
  2. play_circle_filled Set Up Your Spreadsheet and Start Your Research
  3. extension Research Your Trip
  4. assessment Plan a Vacation Activity Reflection
Activity 6: Unit Wrap Up
  1. play_circle_filled Budgets: Life Has Many Financial Decisions
  2. assessment Plan and Budget Reflection