The Agricultural Economics Challenge: An online program where high school students learn economics and agriculture of the Salinas Valley

  • Leti Bocanegra
  • Margie Harrison–Smith

Abstract

The National Steinbeck Center created a virtual farm online to teach high school students economic principles by using a local lettuce company as a model. This article traces the development of the program, offers an overview of the Agricultural Economics Challenge game as well as the challenges the Museum faces in implementing the program.
Published
2005-06-06
How to Cite
Bocanegra, L., & Harrison–Smith, M. (2005). The Agricultural Economics Challenge: An online program where high school students learn economics and agriculture of the Salinas Valley. First Monday, 10(6). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v10i6.1248