Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

30,060 reviewed resources

Lesson Planet

High Renaissance

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Peek into the past and meet some famous Renaissance men. You'll learn about the great works and accomplishments of four contributors to the Renaissance legacy. Raphael, Michelangelo, Palestrina, and Di Vinci are all discussed in this...
Lesson Planet

The Dutch, French, and Italian Empires, and the Results of Imperialism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Consider the results of imperialism by taking a critical look at the Dutch, French, and Italian empires. An outline of geography and a timeline of major events are presented for each of the countries. Pros and cons lists relating the...
Lesson Planet

Family Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is family? Challenge your scholars to write an encompassing definition of what this word means to them. After reading "It May Be a Family Matter, But Just Try to Define Family," class members discuss the emotional issues surrounding...
Lesson Planet

Identifying and Using Parallelism and Balance in Literature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Analyze the use of balanced sentences and parallelism in a narrative. Included in this resource is a narrative about serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kazakhstan titled, "The Train Ride Home". Middle and high schoolers review...
21:27
Lesson Planet

FRB Commentary 3: Big Picture

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Summarizing his thoughts on creating the last few videos on the weaknesses of the fractional reserve, Sal goes on to explain why he believes the nature of this system is "disingenuous," leading up to a discussion that contextualizes the...
19:13
Lesson Planet

Fractional Reserve Banking Commentary 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
After a short review on the banking process and lending procedures, Sal outlines some of the problems and weaknesses of fractional reserve banking. Additionally, he details the differences between illiquidity and insolvency, as well as...
17:19
Lesson Planet

FRB Commentary 2: Deposit Insurance

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Going into more detail about the potential weaknesses of fractional reserve banking, this video introduces some of the ways that the economy has been engineered to fix these issues, such as the "lender of last resort" and insurance from...
9:22
Lesson Planet

Banking 10: Introduction to leverage (bad sound)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Demonstrating not only the working definition but the mathematical model of financial leverage, Sal shows viewers how leverage can keep a bank safe - or multiply its losses. Particularly helpful for a class session about bank regulation...
8:52
Lesson Planet

Banking 9: More on Reserve Ratios (Bad sound)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Viewers learn about the value of liquidity and solvency in this video, which addresses not natural science but banking and finance. Sal explains the value of solvency for a bank, and how it relates to the process of making and receiving...
8:50
Lesson Planet

Banking 5: Introduction to Bank Notes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Sal explains the concepts of bank notes in this video, leading viewers to the natural conclusion that his illustration looks a lot like a dollar bill - and therefore, one is very much like the other. Wealth creation and the Federal...
8:29
Lesson Planet

Banking 7: Giving out Loans without Giving out Gold

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Can a bank issue endless loans and checking accounts without regard to the amount of money within its walls? Sal addresses this question throughout the lecture, where he introduces the concept of bank regulations - specifically reserve...
3:37
Lesson Planet

LIBOR: London InterBank Offer Rate

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Sal explains the relationship of FIBOR to interest rates and to other interbank borrowing rates, such as the Federal Funds Rate in the U.S. Viewers will appreciate the simple way he defines and contextualizes these concepts in this short...
Lesson Planet

Women Are From Venus, Men Are From Mars, But How Did They Get There?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students conduct a poll to determine how different people get to a particular location. In this problem solving instructional activity, students ask both men and women to describe how they get to a particular location. Then, they...
Lesson Planet

Empowered Barbie

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students access prior knowledge of vocabulary on feminism and psychoanalytic theory, and gender schema.  In this Empowered Barbie lesson, students recreate a Barbie doll.  Students write a reflection on how they changed Barbie's body and...
Lesson Planet

Cloning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students  explore the issues and challenges of cloning.  In this cloning lesson plan, students read about how cloning affects people and the types of cloning, then they prepare a debate either for or against cloning.
Lesson Planet

The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If ever a person wanted to know about the start, spread, and effects of the Industrial Revolution now would be the time to ask. Answer questions regarding facets of the Industrial revolution in slide show format. Each slide contains...