Everything you need to understand or teach Micromotives and Macrobehavior by Thomas Schelling.
The book, "Micromotives and Macrobehavior" by Thomas C. Schelling is a classic presentation of how the activities and behavior of the individual impact the larger entity; i.e., the community, the country or the world. Thomas C. Schelling is the 2005 Nobel Prize recipient for Economic Science. Schelling illustrates complicated studies in statistics in terms that the everyday person can understand and indeed relate to.
Schelling begins his narrative with a situation that everyone has encountered. As people enter an auditorium for an important lecture, they select different locations in which to sit. At first glance, one would conclude that the choices are random with no serious pre-thought expended. Digging deeper, however, Schelling shows the reader how seat selection is indeed mostly calculated. Many people will not select the first row—perhaps a throw back to their student days. That is, a psychological pull stops one from sitting...
Micromotives and Macrobehavior Lesson Plans contain 131 pages of teaching material, including: