Learning objects Fish market: explore trading

TLF ID L2574

Buy and sell fish in trading markets in a range of Australian and New Zealand cities. Compare market prices, supply and demand. Explore a range of traders to find the best deals and open up new markets. Find a rare fish. Maximise your profit and reputation as a smart trader. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects that progressively increase in difficulty.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify opportunities for profitable trading.
  • Students estimate market value by comparing supply and demand.
  • Students explore a range of markets to identify new opportunities.
Educational value
  • Students operate a business in an international environment.
  • Students review business options and make decisions to increase profitability.
  • The pace and variety of trading opportunities encourages active engagement.
  • Students search for a rare, prized fish.
Year level

5; 7

Learning area
  • mathematics
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
    Skill
    • Analysis;
    • Application;
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Games;
    • Experiment;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling;
    • Estimation
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Technical implementer
    • Technical implementer
    • Script writer
    • Name: Paige Gibbs
    • Address: 27 Lawson St Balmain NSW Australia
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Metadata contributors
    • Resource metadata contributed by
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
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    • macos - minimum version: 10.9+
    • ios - minimum version: 9+
    • android - minimum version: 5+
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. Unless otherwise indicated, this material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.