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Credit Default Swaps

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
A pension fund would like to loan money to a company, but the company's bond rating isn't high enough. Sal discusses the private entities issuing ratings and credit default swaps, nicely illustrating the way a higher-rated company can...
10:57
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Credit Default Swaps

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
A pension fund would like to loan money to a company, but the company's bond rating isn't high enough. Sal discusses the private entities issuing ratings and credit default swaps, nicely illustrating the way a higher-rated company can...
7:33
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"Fear the Boom and Bust" a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Opt out of another dry economics lesson with this crazy video featuring a performance and rap song about the contributions and theories of economists Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. The primary topic of focus is a boom and bust...
12:04
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Credit Default Swaps 2

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Investigate the delicate balance of corporate loans; Sal lays it out as corporations in need of loans, companies giving them out, and the risk of insurers. Learners are introduced to hedge funds and explore how an investor could back...
2:47
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What is the Formula for Simple Interest?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
I=prt is the formula for interest. What does each variable represent? I =interest, p =amount originally invested, r =rate of interest (usually in percent), t =time. Now all you have to do is plug in the numbers and do the calculations.
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What is the Formula for Simple Interest?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
I=prt is the formula for interest. What does each variable represent? I =interest, p =amount originally invested, r =rate of interest (usually in percent), t =time. Now all you have to do is plug in the numbers and do the calculations.
6:54
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Housing Conundrum (Part 4)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The last of four videos, this clip explains why there were such low default rates at the beginning of the 21st century, and the effect this had on the market. Sal breaks down the options for a homeowner who can no longer pay a mortgage...
8:55
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Housing Price Conundrum (Part 2)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This second of four videos starts with a short history of the housing market and the conditions that allowed some people to buy, when others could rent. These starting points are a great topic for students to discuss further before...
9:49
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Housing Price Conundrum (Part 3)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Wondering why home financing relaxed in the years following Y2K? In the third of a four-part series, Sal describes the investment phenomenon between 2000 and 2006 that allowed more people to bid on homes and increased demand...
8:54
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Housing Price Conundrum (Part 2)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This second of four videos starts with a short history of the housing market and the conditions that allowed some people to buy, when others could rent. These starting points are a great topic for students to discuss further before...
2:36
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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...
1 In 1 Collection 3:33
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Danger! Falling Objects

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The rate at which an object falls to Earth is not completely based upon gravitational pull, but rather the air. This is the focus of a video that explains how air resistance and gravity work together.
8:44
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Ampère's Law: Crash Course Physics #33

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Give credit where credit is due—thank Ampere any time you use an electric motor! The 33rd installment in the Crash Course physics series explains how Ampere's Law applies to a long, straight wire. The discussion then expands to the...
3:03
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How To (Literally) Save Earth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Soil naturally erodes and produces new soil at the same rate when left to nature, yet farming erodes the soil 50 times faster than it forms. The video discusses soil, the ways humans damage it through their actions, and encourages many...
10:06
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Sound Production

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Movies have come a long way since the first talkies. The credits that roll at the end of a movie lists a bewildering number of titles for those involved in sound production. Learn everything you want to know about what these roles entail...
8:42
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Producers

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Everyone knows that films have producers, but not everyone knows exactly what a producer does. An informative video explains what an executive producer, line producer, senior producer do, who can end up with an honorary producer credit,...
4:24
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What's Happening to Honey Bees?

For Students 9th - 12th
Worker bees used to disappear at a rate of around 5 percent per year; then in 2006 that number jumped to 30 percent, and, by 2013, it was as high as 50 percent. The video focuses on what is happening to the honey bees. It considers...
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Introduction to Interest

For Students 10th - 12th
Here is a simple tutorial on the difference between simple and compound interest. In it, Sal describes what interest is, defines the vocabulary of principle and interest rate. He also models year-by-year the amount of money owed under...
11:06
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The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions

For Students 9th - 12th
A scientific video focuses on ten famous inventions and the person credited with inventing each one. Then it describes the bigger picture of each invention and how it relied on those before them and around them. 
1 In 1 Collection 4:38
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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.
10:10
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Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
In a witty and entertaining video, world-renowned economists John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek come to life and debate impact of government spending on the economy through the medium of a rap song and metaphor of a boxing match.
7:34
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"Fear the Boom" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust with Lawrence H. White

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why were aggregate swings in the economy and business cycles more pronounced (i.e. "boom and bust") in heavy industries in the nineteenth century? Discover the Austrian capital theory as Friedrich Hayek elaborated it through an interview...
12:11
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Market Failures, Taxes, and Subsidies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When should the government step in for the greater public good? Watch a video that details what happens when market externalities need some help sorting themselves out, and whether those regulatory steps are beneficial or not.
11:59
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Telescopes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
According to the video, astronomy is like a jigsaw puzzle with an infinite number of pieces. The video explains the history and invention of telescopes, how they work, refraction versus reflection, and the changing technology. It...