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101 resources with the keyterm currency

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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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Money and Inflation: A Functional Relationship

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between money and bartering, and how is money valued when considering inflation? Delve into the correlation between these fundamental components of economics with this detailed resource, which consists of reading...
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Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By studying Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, your class will have a fantastic opportunity to learn about the economic concepts of entrepreneurship, human capital, and investment. 
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Chapter 13: Money and Banking

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Where does money come from? If your class can't answer this question (beyond "my parents"), this presentation will be a timely and appropriate way to teach them. Details about currency, money supply, and the banking system, help explain...
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Economic Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before beginning any lesson, learners need to have a basic understanding of the terminology commonly used in that content area. Build basic economic vocabulary with this resource. Each economic term is completely defined and then used in...
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Economics: Chapter 16 Section III

For Students 11th - 12th
Trade deficits, foreign exchange, and international trade take top billing in an economics quiz. There are 10 questions related to international business and currency for your learners to answer.
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Context Clues: Grades 2 and 3

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners read five sentences and use the context clues and pictures to help them select the correct meaning of each underlined word (from two choices). Theme of the sheet is coins and currency.
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Honors Economics: Test Review - Money & The Fed

For Students 11th - 12th
Stocks, bonds, graphs, and The Fed are only a few of the topics covered in a solid study guide. There are graphs, quotes, and visual displays to review along with 35 study questions. This is intended for an honors class, but would be...
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Scarcity and Choice: Mercantilism - the relationships between England, Africa, and the Americas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students trace the meaning and importance of mercantilism; past and present.
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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...
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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...
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Printable Play Money

For Teachers 1st - 12th
There are endless uses for printable play money in your classroom, and you'll definitely want to check out these well-designed, attractive printables to add to your bank of manipulatives.
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Designing the New Silver Dollar

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students create a design for a silver dollar based on a historical figure. In this historical lesson, students choose a person who impacted history to memorialize in a custom designed silver dollar. In addition, students will create a...
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History of Money and Banking in the U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze historical events leading up to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System. Students identify reasons for the lack of confidence in the U.S. banking system early in the nation's history. High schoolers...
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Super Bucks

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine paper currency for its artistic value. They design their own piece of currency based on the artistic methods used in the design of real money.
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Pardon Me. Do You Have Change For a Dollar?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle school learners explore currencies from a variety of countries. They use the Internet, video, and engage in hands-on activities. They practice converting U.S. currency to foreign currency and vice versa. This...
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Currency Exchange Introduction

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Learners are introduced to fluctuating currency exchange rates and the role therein of supply and demand. They understand the inverse relationship between supply and price based on these concepts, and view a hypothetical scenario...
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What Did It Cost 100 Years Ago?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students compare prices of good across the century in order to introduce the topic of inflation. They undertand the concepts of inflation and Consumer Price Index (CPI), use online calculators to figure the approximate cost of goods...
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Understanding the Effects of Currency Exchangerates

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars examine the economic effects of a strong and weak U.S. dollar. They identify the currency used in countries which regularly trade with the U.S., discuss the pros and cons of a strong U.S. dollar, and calculate the prices...
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What can money tell us?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study the physical presence, imagery and written text on a reproduction of colonial currency. They apply their research to a modern day quarter to compare and contrast two coins. In addition, they design their own colonial...
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Opening a Hispanic Restaurant

For Teachers 11th - 12th
There's a new restaurant in town! This fun, week-long plan requires small groups to create a new restaurant, design a menu, prepare a presentation, and prepare a meal. There's a lot to do, so provide your class with target vocabulary to...
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I Can Buy Anything I Want: Consumer Debt and Social Responsibility

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A clear, comprehensive overview of consumer debt, credit, interest, international currency, and social responsibility, this 45-minute session falters in the application stage. You'll need to create a way for learners to demonstrate their...
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Colonial American Trade, Currency, and Economy: The instability of a colonial economy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils view an image of Nathanial Hurd's "Table of Conversions." They will work in small groups to complete a worksheet. Students participate in a discussion about colonial Boston's economy. This lesson is a precursor to a visit to the...
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The Euro- New Currency for The European Union

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners investigate the origin and use of the Euro as currency in the newly established European Union. The implications for the local and world economy are considered. Students calculate the value of the Euro in comparison to other...