Economics from the ground up 4th edition will continue with the same style and themes as the 3rd edition, packed with exercises, case studies, review questions and crosswords. and support from a stand-alone website dedicated to the text www.ecogroundup.com.au. The richness and breadth of the activities enables teachers to ‘pick and choose’ activities based on the interests of their class or the direction of their lessons. There are hundreds of like activities through the text, carefully placed to add life and relevance to each of the key knowledge points from the Study Design. The activities cater to students of all abilities and assists them to develop the key skills outlined in the Study Design, through the collection, interpretation and analysis of economic data. In some respects, the structure of the text enables it to be used as a series of lesson plans, and the compact layout facilitates self-paced and student directed learning. Students can be directed to work through a section of the text, completing the Review Questions at the end of each section and attempting some or all of the Application Exercises/CaseStudies that are specifically designed for applied learning. This approach helps students to develop the key knowledge and skills for each of the five areas of study. In many instances, teachers also have the option of downloading an additional range of Case Studies and other activities that approach the content in greater depth. Accordingly, the range of activities in the text and on the website will provide hours of extension work for the keen student of Economics.