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189 resources with the concept the economy

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The Fed Explained

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Animated videos, colorful graphics, and catchy examples help young economists gain an understanding of the Federal Reserve and its role in the Reserve System. The nine resources in the collection cover such basic economic concepts as...
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The Story of the Federal Reserve System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Prevent the Federal Reserve System from becoming a dry topic for your middle and high schoolers by using an informative, engaging resource! The cartoon takes your class on a journey with aliens from the planet of Novus to observe the...
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Once Upon a Dime

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The story of "Once Upon a Dime" starts like any other fairy tale, but it quickly becomes a story about the value of money and the economic system commonly used before it. Presented as a cartoon, the resource consists of dialogue between...
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The Stock Market

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Keep or sell? Young learners simulate as buyers in the stock market while learning about the benefits and important factors to know when purchasing. The thorough resource allows for observation of case studies and provides an assessment...
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Making the Classroom Desk a Trading Desk

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Create a stock market simulation to motivate pupils and make economic concepts meaningful.
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Banking 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
As an introduction to the institution and function of banks in society, this video walks viewers through the concept of banking with colorful annotations and simplified narration. The lecture evolves naturally into a discussion about...
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Banking 4: Multiplier effect And the money supply

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In the context of a discussion about real wealth versus the representation of wealth (money), Sal explains the multiplier effect and how 1000 pieces of gold can become 2710 pieces of gold. Viewers will appreciate the annotations and...
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Counting Sheep

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Think counting sheep will put you to sleep? Not in this engaging lesson! Scholars get a brief background on shepherds' methods of counting their sheep and the various ways sheep are kept and used. Learners get a geographical perspective...
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An Economic Snapshot

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Analyze the issues that affect the state of the economy. Have your class explore media reports about recent economic recessions, the housing bubble, and loan defaults in order to chart information about recessions and participate in an...
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20th Century Capitalism and Regulation in the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy,...
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When Capitalism is Great and Not-so-great

For Students 8th - 12th
Comparing and contrasting Capitalism and Socialism, this lecture outlines many nuances between the two economic systems, including the ideas of meritocracy and "fairness." A discussion about the effects of either system gone "unchecked"...
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The Economy and Consumer Confidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Reflect on the importance of banks in the current economic condition of the United States. High schoolers will explore the history of banking and money so that they can complete the numerous activities centered around that subject. Each...
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Unemployment and the Future of Jobs in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Unemployment: The job of the future. The resource, designed for high school scholars, explains unemployment rates, recessions, and job trends that are impacting employment in the United States. Academics explore potential careers of the...
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The Lowdown — Poverty Trends: What Does It Mean to Be Poor in America?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here's a resource that's rich with learning opportunities. Future mathematicians investigate the poverty rate in America over time. They use an interactive to compare the poverty rate during the Great Recession of 2008 to other years,...
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China - Where Will They Fit in the World Economy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach scholars why China is so crucial to global economics through an informative resource. Activities include using databases to search for information, watching a video or listening to a podcast, and reading about China's economy as a...
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Employment Data: Is the Economy Healthy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Low unemployment is an indicator of a healthy economy—right? Current employment data and research leads scholars on a quest to find the true health of the economy. They analyze research on Payroll Employment Data and watch a short video...
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Unemployment Data: Is the Economy Healthy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States will never see a time when the unemployment rate hits 0%. Why? Scholars research economic data to uncover clues hidden in the unemployment rate at any given time. A short video as well as research activities help...
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Community and Economy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
What does it take to make a town run smoothly each and every day? Scholars create their own Biztown with hands-on interactive activities. Using games, demonstrations, and decision-making skills, they learn what resources they need for a...
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How The Stock Exchange Works (For Dummies)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Buy! Sell! Just how does the stock exchange work? Scholars analyze a short video clip on the ins and outs of the stock market on a global scale. They investigate the process of buying and selling stocks and the impact it has on investors...
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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An Introduction to Milton Friedman's The Role of Monetary Policy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What effect does increasing the money supply have on the economy? A video summary of The Role of Monetary Policy by Milton Friedman, part of a larger playlist on the world's greatest ideas, discusses the problems that might arise from...
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An Intro to Keynes’s The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How quickly can an economy recover from a shock? John Maynard Keynes challenges the classical economist view of a self-correcting economy with his 1936 work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. A short view features the...
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The Fed Explains Good versus Bad Standards

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
People use the gold standard to describe the highest quality possible, but in reality, measuring wealth by the gold standard isn't very effective. Discover the ways the Federal Reserve ensures that prices remain stable with a video that...
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The Fed Explains the Payments System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How is the Federal Reserve like your body's circulatory system? A short video explains the ways the Fed keeps money moving through the economy much like blood passes through veins and arteries. Focusing on retail payments, the video...