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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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Comparative Systems Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Here is an excellent worksheet for analyzing economic systems and comparing those that exist today in such countries as the United States, China, and Cuba. Learners begin by hypothesizing which economic system would provide for greater...
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Will You Pick My Cotton?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use this cross-curricular history lesson to work on your learners' informational writing skills. After listening to songs and stories related to Sultana, they engage in a several activities to boost their understanding of slavery and...
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What It Takes to Win: Mapping Primary Source Evidence

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
World War II was not just waged in Europe and Asia; the home front was key to Allied victory. Using newspaper clippings from World War II and a map, scholars plot out wartime production in the United States. After that, class members...
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The Fiscal Ship

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can young economists right the fiscal ship of the United States before it sinks? Learners use an interactive simulation to navigate the waters of the federal deficit in an effort to curb the federal deficit. They make active decisions of...
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Banking Explained – Money and Credit

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How exactly do banks work? A short video clip explains the complex banking system in a way all young savers understand. Scholars analyze just how a bank operates and makes money by providing investment opportunities to the community....
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The Role of Government: The Federal Government and Fiscal Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give learners a crash course in balancing the books on the United States federal government level with an economics and government resource. Class members engage in a warm-up discussion and brainstorming session before answering...
2:40
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Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Variety is the spice of life! Biodiversity is important for the health of ecosystemsand also the health of industries like timber and agriculture. Junior conservationists learn the link between biodiversity and profitability in a short,...
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Unauthorized Immigration and the US Economy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of immigration and the U.S. economy, class members assume the role of newspaper editors to determine which submitted letters to print on their paper's editorial page to present a balanced view of the debate.
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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.
10:25
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The Economics of Happiness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Money may not be able to buy happiness, but economic security can certainly contribute to overall happiness. A video from Crash Course economics presents the ways happiness can and cannot be quantified, including the value of intrinsic...
11:56
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Foreign Aid and Remittance

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is providing aid to foreign countries always beneficial? High schoolers explore the basics of foreign aid and remittance, including the percentage of the United States budget that is allocated to foreign aid, and the ways that nonprofits...
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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...
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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.
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Alabama's New South Era

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The industrialization and urbanization of Alabama during the New South era (1865-1914) is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use primary source documents to examine the impact of industrialization on Alabama workers and...
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The Fruits of Fairness

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
Unfortunately the world isn't fair, but exactly how unfair is it? In this cross-curricular activity, young mathematicians explore the uneven distribution of wealth in the United States, using their knowledge of percents and proportions...
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Inflation Explained - Part 4/4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Conclude your next unit lecture on inflation with part four of this comprehensive series of videos on the Federal Reserve and inflation in the United States. This clip recaps some of the issues and key terms that need to be understood in...
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Fill-In - October Event in History

For Students 7th - 12th
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years....
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History of Coal in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine a timeline of coal mining in the US and research how the policies of coal dependent companies have changes over the last 50 years.
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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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Chapter 14- Section III: Economics

For Students 11th - 12th
Economics after the Great Depression and the effects of the Great Depression on the US economy are covered in 10 questions. Learners answer five multiple choice and five matching questions related to the Federal Reserve System, thrift...