The 1929 Stock Market Crash was such an important event in world history. This simulation, based on historical data, allows students to put themselves in the place of investment bankers throughout the roaring twenties and into the great depression. The simulation was created with with data from the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the NY Federal Reserve to recreate the feeling and actions of the 1920's investors. With this easy to use simulation your students will find themselves caught up in the consumerism and easy money of the roaring twenties, making poor financial decisions, and then losing it all when the market takes a dive. It should be fun for everyone involved!
The simulation includes all the money, stock certificate and loans that will be needed. Two versions of the simulation, one on cards and one on a power point. A banker's log to keep track of the loans. Detailed instructions.