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97 resources with the concept the federal reserve system

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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...
3:52
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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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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...
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2007 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What happens when stock market prices fall and many investors sell off their holdings? Scholars explain the effects as they answer the question from the AP® exam. The resource provides other authentic College Board questions that include...
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2014 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What is the role of the Federal Reserve? Scholars consider how the bank works behind the scenes of the economy using authentic College Board materials. Other questions consider the impact of inflation on trade with a friendly partner and...
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2001 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The European Union has had a profound effect on world economic dynamics. A structured inquiry investigates its impacts on global interest rates. Other authentic testing materials from College Board explore banking reserve requirements...
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2002 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Imagine the United States is experiencing an unusually high unemployment rate. What options does the federal government have to kick-start the economy? Learners consider the question with a structured prompt. Other questions examine...
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Episode 20: Monetary Policy

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
When times are bad, can the government step in and help the economy bounce back? Scholars research the role of The Federal Reserve System (FED) in assisting the economy with interest rate changes as well as influencing spending by...
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The Story of the Federal Reserve: High School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is there a bank for the banks? Pupils analyze the complexities of the Federal Reserve system by breaking it down into easy-to-understand sections. Step-by-step investigation using flow charts and graphs of how the monetary system works...
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The Fed Explains: Inflation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What makes an item change price over time? Inflation is the obvious answer, but it's not always the correct explanation. High schoolers watch a short, illustrative video about inflation and other causes of price change, as well as the...
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The Fed Explains: Real Versus Potential GDP

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can the Federal Reserve affect the gross domestic product of America? Find out how the duties of the Fed coincide with the GDP and unemployment rate of the country with a short video from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
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The Fed Explains: Unemployment Rate

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Studying the unemployment rate in a country is a way to learn more about the strength of its economy, but knowing what comprises the unemployment rate can teach you even more. Watch a short video from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta...
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The Fed Explains: The Central Bank

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the Federal Reserve actually do? Explore the three main responsibilities of the Fed—setting monetary policy, regulating and supervising banks, and acting as a bank for the federal government—with a short and engaging video.
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The Fed Explains: Regional Banks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Fed sounds enormous and ominous, but really, the Federal Reserve Bank is comprised of 12 reserve banks across the country. A short video introduces young economists to the duties and responsibilities of the Fed, specifically the...
4:08
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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...
3:50
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The Fed Explains: 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...
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The Fed Explains: Bank Supervision and Regulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Banking was a lot different before 2008. Young economists learn about the ways government regulation keeps banking practices consistant, fair, and equitable for consumers around the country.