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Floating Exchange Effects on China
Now that we understand what the Chinese Government does to keep its currency artificially suppressed, Sal explores what might happen if they were to allow a free floating exchange against the dollar. He outlines the hypothetical ripple...
3 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Lesson: More Than a Dollar's Worth of Meaning
The Chinese, Dish with the Eight Buddhist Emblems contains symbols and visual references for learners to explore. They search for Buddhist symbolism on the dish and then they use their observation skills to locate and explore the meaning...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
"In God We Trust": The Camden Man Who Put the Missing Motto on the Dollar Bill
Here is a fascintating lesson which relates how the motto "In God We Trust" came to appear on all US currency. It turns out that a man from Arkansas came up with the idea and petioned his congressman and President Eisenhower himself to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
What Gives a Dollar Bill Its Value?
What makes a one hundred-dollar bill valuable? Here is an excellent, straight-forward animated video to help your learners grasp the concept of inflation and the purpose and policies of the Federal Reserve System.
4 mins 10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Banking 5: Introduction to Bank Notes
Sal explains the concepts of bank notes in this video, leading viewers to the natural conclusion that his illustration looks a lot like a dollar bill - and therefore, one is very much like the other. Wealth creation and the Federal...
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math
Banking 9: More on Reserve Ratios (Bad sound)
Viewers learn about the value of liquidity and solvency in this video, which addresses not natural science but banking and finance. Sal explains the value of solvency for a bank, and how it relates to the process of making and receiving...
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math
Pegging the Yuan
Sal reviews the hypothetical currency balance between China and the US given an ideal market scenario, then explains the Chinese government's motivations (both optimistic options and more cynical ones) to keep the Yuan from appreciating...
7 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Evolution of Mediums of Exchange
Fifth graders investigate currencies of the 17th and 18th century English colonists. In this currency lesson, 5th graders make connections between unit of account and the medium of exchange. Students create their own money using images...
5th Social Studies & History
U.S. Penny to Get Four New Designs
Learners look at U.S. currency and read about plans to change the back of U.S. pennies. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces a news article with a discussion of money and a vocabulary activity, then students read the...
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History
Discovering Math Concepts in Business Mathematics, Economics, and Finance
Explore the concept of money and research its origin. There are many concepts related to business math, thusly, there are many formulas used to make calculations around money. Exchange rates of money in different countries, interest,...
10th - 12th Math
Currency Effect on Trade
Delve deeper into currency exchange theory using Sal's hypothetical global trade scenario involving the Chinese Yuan and the US dollar. He references goods manufactured and sold in the countries using supply and demand principles,...
14 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History