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100 resources with the concept the federal reserve system

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Crash Course: Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...
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Economic Lowdown Podcast Series

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Accepting a cow as payment for a car is not udder-ly ridiculous. A collection of 21 podcasts provide high schoolers with the lowdown on economics. Topics covered include economics, banking, monetary policy, and the role the Federal...
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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: Middle School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading the charming cartoon about the United States Federal Reserve, pupils often need to complete activities to retain their learning. The resource does a wonderful job of using class discussion and various written exercises to...
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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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Macroeconomics 15 Minute Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Don't underestimate the amount of content you can review in under 15 minutes! Watch as this familiar and savvy economics instructor provides an overview of all macroeconomics, from scarcity and the production possibilities curve to trade...
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What Gives a Dollar Bill Its Value?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
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.
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Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and Great Recession

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Review the Great Depression in the United States from an economist's perspective, examining roots of the crash, government policy actions, and policies instituted by the Fed.
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What is Money?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can you create money out of thin air? The Federal Reserve can, and that's one of the reasons for inflation! There are over 3,800 past examples of paper currency that no possess any value due to past bouts of inflation. This resource...
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How Money is Created?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How much money exists if banks and governments can create it whenever needed? Truth be told, this number is constantly changing. This resource will support your learners' understanding of money circulation with its cartoon...
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Money Creation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How is money created? Watch this simple visual representation to give beginning economics learners a basis of understanding before moving to more complex topics.
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The Fed & Money Creation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know that all dollars are loaned into existence? Despite seeming unconstitutional, the Federal Reserve has the option to create money whenever it deems necessary. Introduce your classroom to our current debt problems with this...
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How can we ensure economic growth in the United States? We need to reevaluate the economic system we're currently working with. So what is the alternative? Some key speakers share their opinions on the issue here, in the conclusion of...
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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 13: Open Market Operations

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Posing a central question about how the economy can increase or decrease its money supply (5:00), Sal launches into a discussion about an expanding, or "elastic" money supply that can change along with its economy. Viewers will finally...
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Banking 14: Fed Funds Rate

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
With bright, simple diagrams, Sal explains the role of the Federal Reserve as it relates to lending rates between banks. He discusses open market operations and the way the "Fed" connects to Congress and the U.S. Government.
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Banking 16: Why target rates vs. money supply

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Using dual diagrams and workspaces, Sal provides a thorough explanation of target rates and money supply. Your class will appreciate his anecdotal approach to explain how interest rates are set, and how it affects potential "consumers of...
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Banking 12: Treasuries (government debt)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Taking viewers through the process of creating a reserve bank (Federal Reserve), Sal introduces the idea of government involvement in modern banking. Additionally, he explains the obligation of the government to cover the reserves, and...
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Federal Reserve Balance Sheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
With an actual balance sheet from the Federal Reserve (from 2007, before all of the "banking silliness" began to happen), Sal walks viewers through the assets, liabilities, and equity of the Fed. Pupils will be pleased to see how the...
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2009 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Political instability often rattles a country. How does it affect the economy? Scholars consider look at the issue using College Board materials. Additional questions examine the role of interest rates and reserve banks to provide...
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2011 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Foreign exchange rates have a ripple effect on economies worldwide. A case study asks scholars to examine what would happen to international investment and capital after tweaking variables that can ricochet around the world. A second...
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2003 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A country experiences inflation. What options does the government have to control the problem? Using authentic materials from College Board, learners consider the problem. Additional questions explore supply and demand curves, as well as...
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2004 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The Federal Reserve guides banking policy for the country. Learners consider the effects of its force using authentic materials from College Board. Other practice problems examine the connection of national savings rates and interest...
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2006 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How does employment affect supply and demand? It may seem like a simple question, but an authentic prompt from College Board helps learners unpack various scenarios. Additional queries explore exchange rates and the effects of monetary...