Does Bill Gates Have a Lot of Money?

Since Gates is the richest person in the country it seems logical to say yes, but the answer is more nuanced than that. This Bell Ringer activity helps students learn the differences between money, net worth, and wealth.

Lesson component

Time Required

  • Quick Pick: Steps 1 through 4 (5 minutes)
  • Power Up: Steps 1 through 7 (15 minutes)
  • Deep Dive: Steps 1 through 8 (20 minutes)