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30 resources with the concept financial crises

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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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Katrina's Classroom: Teaching Money Skills for Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Imagine a hurricane teaching high schoolers about financial preparedness! The four lessons in this collection are based on the personal stories in Katrina’s Classroom: Financial Lessons from a Hurricane video. Topics include goal...
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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...
4:53
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"The Cluster of Errors" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Does the financial crises of 2008 fit the Austrian economic theory of "boom and bust"? American economics professor Lawrence H. White discusses economists' rationale for following interest rates and the reliability of turning to theory...
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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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Bailout 10: Moral Hazard

For Students 11th - 12th
After describing the circumstances surrounding the current financial crisis and bank bailout, Sal is effusive about the alternate plans to revive the economy - namely, which ones he thinks are "horrible" and which ones he actually...
10:28
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Bailout 12: Lone Star Transaction

For Students 11th - 12th
Departing from his trademark theoretical balance sheets, Sal guides the viewer through a real-life "outlandish" transaction between Merrill Lynch and Lone Star Funds. Budding economists can exercise their growing economic skills by...
10:09
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Bailout 15: More on the solution

For Students 11th - 12th
Sal continues his argument for "the Plutzy Plan" (named after his friend who initially poses the idea). He outlines both theoretical and practical implementation ideas to restore the financial system. His theories will invigorate your...
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Bailout 11: Why these CDOs could be worth nothing

For Students 11th - 12th
Differentiating between a $700 billion "blank check" and the acquisition of assets, this video explores the idea that the CDOs purchased by the government could be worth nothing. Sal takes students through the mathematical and economic...
11:26
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Bailout 1: Liquidity vs. Solvency

For Students 11th - 12th
Introducing the circumstance surrounding the 2008 bailout and financial crisis, Sal uses a simplified analogy to help students to see the heart of the matter. He covers the importance of credit and credit scores, as well as what happens...
11:53
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Bailout 8: Systemic Risk

For Students 11th - 12th
Using several balance sheets, Sal illustrates the connectivity of banks and how one bank failure can affect many. Again, he uses the example of Lehman Brothers as the "catalyst for this chain of events" to explain how one bankrupt bank...
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Bailout 14: Possible Solution

For Students 11th - 12th
Ripe for discussion in your economics and government classes, this video features Sal's idea for a best possible solution to the financial crisis. He first details the situation and what the plan would entail; he then takes viewers...
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Bailout 9: Paulson's Plan

For Students 11th - 12th
Equally informative and opinionated, this video is sure to inspire thoughtful discussions and debate among your students. Sal outlines Paulson's plan - and explains his own (unfavorable) opinion about it.
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On This Day: 2008 Financial Crisis

For Students 7th - 12th
Was the financial crisis of 2008 a repeat of the stock market crash of 1929? A thought-provoking resource explores the effects of the 2008 crisis with the words of then-future President Obama. Historians hear a brief outline of the...
2:05
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On This Day: ABSCAM

For Students Higher Ed
It started as a simple sting against low-level corruption, and it ended with the conviction of members of Congress. Class members enter the world of bribery and politics using video clips, including news reports from the 1980s and...
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2004 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A problem set explores how an international crisis could affect the economic health of Canada using authentic materials from College Board. Other questions ask learners to create and evaluate supply and demand curves and examine factors...
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The Fed Explains Monetary Policy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is monetary policy, and how does it relate to the Federal Reserve? Take high schoolers through an entertaining account of the basics behind monetary policy and its place in the modern world of economics.
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Lesson 4: Back to School

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Based on your current level of human capital, how long would it take you to earn $1,000,000? What about your potential human capital? Learners explore the importance of education and experience when entering the workforce, and compare...
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Lesson 3: A Fresh Start

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The members of your economics class may be busy earning graduation credits, but the credit they should be concerned about is their financial credit. The third lesson in a unit about Hurricane Katrina and other events that can result in...
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Lesson 2: In the Aftermath

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Don't wait for a crisis to get your finances together. An economics activity demonstrates the importance of understanding crucial documents, banking basics, and financial tools with the focus on Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and its effects.
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Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Most families have an emergency kit in their home with flashlights, water, and extra food. But what happens to your money when disaster strikes? An economics lesson focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrates the...
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The 2008 Financial Crisis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You may remember the 2008 financial crisis like it was yesterday, but the learners in your class were likely too young to understand what was going on at the time. Clarify a now-historic moment in United States economics with a Crash...
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"The Bust" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust with Lawrence H. White

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
In the "boom and bust" of a business cycle, what takes place during a recession? What should the role of government be? Watch as an American professor of economics comments on this theory, which mixes the interview with relevant graphics...