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More on IPOs
Although mainly review from previous videos, Sal goes further into depth on IPOs and explores reasons companies raise equity and others purchase it. As he describes the assets and equity of a business, note there is an error in his calculations around 2:30 of pre-money and post-money valuation; address this before moving on.
12 mins Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Rockefeller's Revenge: Exxon and Mobil Unite
Study the impact and possible outcomes of the Exxon-Mobil merger in your language arts, social studies, or economics class. Secondary learners evaluate a series of graphs, write a paragraph interpreting the data, and engage in class discussion of mergers after reading a New York Times article.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 203 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A Mock Town Meeting on a Proposed Tank Farm
Intended as a follow up to the Protecting Your Drinking Water activity, young environmentalists use their assessment of the a hypothetical town's water supply to debate the installation of underground chemical storage tanks. With the class broken up into five special interest groups, students share their group's thoughts and concerns about the expansion of a local factory as they weigh the pros and cons for the community as a whole.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Economy in the 1980s
Examine economic policies put into place during the Reagan administration. Pupils read an informational passage about the 1980s and the impact of the economic policies. They then respond to seven questions about the text. Consider assigning an additional reading task or requiring learners to mark the text to increase engagement in the reading.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Battery Lesson Plan
Not really just a lesson plan, but a series of activities, reading handouts, and teacher's guidelines for conducting a class mini unit on the battery. Physical scientists focus on the history of the cell battery, experiment with battery-powered circuits, and examine the benefits of using rechargeable versions such as the nickel-cadmium cell.
5th - 12th Science 16 Views 8 Downloads
FRB Commentary 2: Deposit Insurance
Going into more detail about the potential weaknesses of fractional reserve banking, this video introduces some of the ways that the economy has been engineered to fix these issues, such as the "lender of last resort" and insurance from the FDIC.
17 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Young scholars explore the emerging budget flight industry and the resulting increased competition among airlines. They compare a budget airline with a legacy carrier in terms of cost, corporate profile, flight statistics, amenities, and convenience.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads
Extensive background material, clear objectives, and more are provided to help you teach an introduction to nuclear power. Learners will be able to explain how nuclear power is generated and how it compares to coal-created power. Provide a visual comparison of how much uranium and coal are required to produce an equal amount of power.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads
Credit Default Swaps
A pension fund would like to loan money to a company, but the company's bond rating isn't high enough. Sal discusses the private entities issuing ratings and credit default swaps, nicely illustrating the way a higher-rated company can insure a loan to allow the pension fund to loan money safely.
11 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Mortgage-Backed Securities ll
The descriptions of assets and equity that are used to support loans will help understanding of the complex securities system. The strategies of investments by banks are explained, along with how loans are traded.
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Raising Money for a Startup
Sal's hypothetical company is selling socks online, and he must write a business plan. He discusses the basics of a start-up and assets development in a new corporation. Learners see through the case study how shareholders divide ownership, the formula to calculate assets, and the meaning of equity.
12 mins Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Children and Family Law
Students examine children's rights and how laws can affect their education and daily life. Through the investigation of various cases, they assess how the best interests of children are either upheld or ignored and how the Constitution includes children's rights as well as those of adults.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads
Teens on Screens
Learners articulate the ways in which they use the Internet and envision and propose new uses for the Internet. They examine one teenager's vision and expression of teen culture and individual personality online by reading and discussing "Stardom's Lure: Teenage Webmaster With Adult Ambitions.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Student Handout 6D: Trail of the Tomato: Group D: Labor Contractors
A research project that concludes with a visual and written presentation. This is all about the tomato and how it relates to the lives of migrant workers, labor contractors, and industrial agriculture. This is a group project that is sure to promote economic awareness.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Combined Fuel Efficiency
Practice simplifying complex fractions and long division of polynomials with this brief exercise. These four questions make a challenging warm-up activity or a short, but comprehensive, follow-up after a detailed lesson on algebraic operations with polynomials.
8th - 11th Math 7 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The News: iPhone Launch
Students explore the functions of market economies. In this economics lesson, students examine stocks and shares as they discover how the Apple Corporation became public. Students watch a video about the launch of Apple's iPhone and complete the provided computer lab handout.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Useful as a model for an individual research presentation, these slides cover the Bhopal Gas disaster. Information cited includes data about the hazard rating of the chemical as well as the health effects of the dumping. Both science and history instructors could use these slides to show how (or how not) to organize information in a research project.
8th - 11th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads