In this engaging educational activity, students will dive into the dynamic world of stock market trading. They will participate in a simulated stock market, where they can actively buy and sell shares of an electric car company over a span of 360 days. Throughout this immersive experience, students will encounter various market events that influence share prices, presenting them with opportunities and challenges. The objective is to maximize profit and compete on a leaderboard based on financial performance.
At the end of the activity, teachers can present the leaderboard, showcasing each student's profit gained from buying and selling shares.
This activity not only introduces students to key concepts in investing and finance but also hones their decision-making skills in a risk-free yet realistic trading environment. It encourages critical thinking, strategy development, and the application of financial knowledge.
The learning objective of this activity is to provide participants with a hands-on experience in trading stocks, where they will buy and sell shares of an electric car company over a 360-day period.
The primary aim is for participants to gain practical insights into stock market dynamics, develop their investment strategies, and learn to maximize profit.