Submitted By:Michael Moore, University of Pennsylvania
Date:February 4, 2012
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
In this lesson, students will continue the conversation about investment and risk. In particular, students will think carefully about how risk applies to different investment opportunities. This lesson uses the Knowledge@Wharton article “Risky Business: Private Equity in China” to introduce students to concepts of investment risk in practice. The lesson ends with a game about investment risk and an introduction to portfolio management.