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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 Reserve Bank are two important topics that your class will easily understand after seeing this lecture.
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Chapter 13: Money and Banking
Where does money come from? If your class can't answer this question (beyond "my parents"), this presentation will be a timely and appropriate way to teach them. Details about currency, money supply, and the banking system, help explain the concept of money and its purpose in society.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 46 Downloads
Students identify and interpret the relationships between various components of currency, discusses the uses of money, and provides advanced lessons on making change. They also identify the various ways that money is used and how to use it and give change using addition and subtraction and the value of coins.
4th - 6th Math 14 Views 28 Downloads
Where Did All the Money Go? The Great Depression Mystery
Students read a passage about how the Great Depression happened and then gather clues to investigate the mystery. They determine the economic conditions of the country by looking at labor, income, unemployment, spending and public debt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 74 Downloads
World Currency and Exchange
After taking notes during a class lecture on the American Federal Reserve, learners visit a web site to learn how to interpret exchange rates. They practice vocabulary, memorize banking terms, and create a chart showing how an increase in monetary reserves means new money in the banking system.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students develop an understanding of monetary policy. In this monetary policy lesson plan, students define economic indicators and specify the economic conditions they reflect. Students explain the three functions of the system and play a card game to review vocabulary associated with economic indicators.
10th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 37 Downloads
Fed Orders Interest Rate Cut
Students read excerpts from a Washington Post article about a reduction in short term interest rates in 1998. They identify sections in it dealing with monetary policy. In another article, they compare the federal funds rate with other interest rates and create a graph illustrating what would happen to aggregate output if aggregate demand is restrained.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
An Economic SIM-ulus Package
Students examine economic policy. In this Economics lesson, students learn about the structure of the Federal Reserve System and the functioning of the Federal Open Market Committee. The four-lesson unit consists of simulations and internet research designed to have students take on the roles of participants in a FOMC meeting.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 63 Downloads
Students identify and define the various types of credit cards and credit card offers. In this credit cards lesson, students identify the pros and cons of managing a credit card account. Students locate information on the Federal Reserves Web site and use the information to answer the worksheet included.
7th - 12th Math 23 Views 194 Downloads
To study circular flow, learners use the plans to trace through a series of interconnected economic and financial flows to explain the workings of the American economy. They use the model developed to comprehend the effects of Federal Reserve monetary policy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 75 Downloads
Banking for Your Future
Students get a handle on their own personal finances. They discover how banks work, how to plan and stick to a budget, and other helpful tips on managing money. They study the Federal Reserve System, which oversees the nation's banks.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 62 Downloads
Students investigate how the economy works by role playing in their class. In this money management lesson, students read parts from a script for use in a role playing lesson simulating the Federal Reserve and their payment processing. Students complete a worksheet based on purchasing decisions and methods of payment.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Inflation and Money
Students examine the relationship between inflation and money. Defining key terms, they define money in terms of its functions and give examples of money. They discover what happens when inflation occurs unexpectedly. They also examine the roles of the Federal Reserve System.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads