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83 resources with the keyterm inflation

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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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The Free Silver Movement and Inflation

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Why are US dollars no longer backed by gold and silver? What is our medium of exchange, and what would it be like to live in a barter economy? Learners consider these questions, as well as learn about the major historical events in the...
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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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Nominal and Real GDP

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can we provide a true measurement of GDP when dollar values increase over time as a result of inflation? Review the concept of nominal versus real GDP with your class members with this quick and informative video. 
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Banking 18: Big Picture Discussion

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Sal further ponders the meaning of wealth in this video, which explores the values of gold, land, and money. Touching on Adam's Smith's definition of wealth, the presentation discusses the philosophy of utility and what different media...
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Who Wants to Be an A Student: History

For Teachers 10th - 12th
As a review of key history topics covered in high school, this resource could be used to test students knowledge of government, history and literature. Students answer questions in a game format, playing for imaginary money. This would...
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Banking 4: Multiplier effect And the money supply

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In the context of a discussion about real wealth versus the representation of wealth (money), Sal explains the multiplier effect and how 1000 pieces of gold can become 2710 pieces of gold. Viewers will appreciate the annotations and...
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FRED in the Classroom: Measures of Inflation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Don't just tell class members about how to measure inflation, have them experience it firsthand by asking them to work with real data and construct graphs!
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The Phillips Curve (Short and Long Run)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How does one graph the Phillips curve? Here you'll find a great instructional video on how to use information and concepts from a basic aggregate supply and demand curve in order to draw the short run and long run Phillips curve.
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Intro - Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, and Fiscal Policy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Similar to the value of reading a table of contents before delving into a complex textbook, check out this video introduction to a unit of economic concepts, including aggregate demand and supply and fiscal policy.
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Making Sense of the Ups and Downs of Prices

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What are the consequences and costs of inflation? What is CPI, and how do we calculate it? This resource answers these questions in an organized and in-depth manner, and also includes a learning exercise of follow-up questions designed...
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Business Cycle Unit Summary

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Experience the ebb and flow of the economy with a video reviewing the fundamental concepts of the business cycle. Here you'll find an explanation of how unemployment, GDP growth, and inflation are all present in a basic graph of the...
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Sample Test: The US Economy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a 20-question multiple-choice test on the United States economy, covering such topics as CPI, the business cycle, real GDP, and industrialization. 
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The Fed's Role in Making and Setting Monetary Policy: Part 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
How does inflation affect the economy, and how can effective monetary policy by the Federal Reserve help control inflation? With the Fisher equation and analysis of annual CPI rates during the 1970s and early 1980s, your class members...
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The Fed Today: A Video on the Federal Reserve

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What a great introduction to the Federal Reserve System in the United States! Here you'll find a detailed and organized video on the history, monetary policy, and structure of the Federal Reserve, as well as guidelines for putting class...
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Banks, Credit & the Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Take your learners through a virtual tour of the US mint to learn about currency, and then discover the role of the Federal Reserve as the nation's central bank. Readings will also provide an overview of banks and lending,...
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China buys US Bonds

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Go further into depth with the China-United states trade scenario, this time investigating what the Chinese government does with the dollars they collect. Sal reminds scholars of why the Chinese Central Bank prints Yuan to purchase...
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China Pegs to Dollar to Keep Trade Imbalance

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Continuing from the previous video, Sal reviews the China-US trade relationships and the floating currency scenario that should leave the dollar weaker and the Yuan stronger. He explains the reason the People's Bank of China doesn't want...
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Review of China-US Currency Situation

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This short clip is essentially just a review of what Sal has discussed in previous videos about the China-US trade situation. He goes over all the details, discussing the trade imbalance and the way the Chinese government keeps the Yuan...
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China buys US Bonds

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Go further into depth with the China-United states trade scenario, this time investigating what the Chinese government does with the dollars they collect. Sal reminds scholars of why the Chinese Central Bank prints Yuan to purchase...
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The Price of Bread

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As part of an initiative to strengthen our young adults' financial understanding, this problem explores the cost of bread and minimum wage since the 1930s. Learners are asked to find the percent increase from each year and compare it...
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Movie tickets

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
This is a good Common Core question that relates inflation to operations with decimals and rounding. Young learners are asked to find out if an amount of money can purchase the same amount of movie tickets in 2012 as it did in 1987. They...
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Carnival Tickets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A great subtraction and division discovery opportunity for young mathematicians, this learning task involves seven word problems that require multiple steps. Learners use a math table to persevere in solving problems that are supported...
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Comparative Effects of Financing the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do countries fund wars? Learners examine the economics of warfare through a comprehensive study of what measures were taken to fund wartime activities during the American Civil War. They'll start by reading a newspaper article from...