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526 reviewed resources for federal reserve

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The Federal Reserve System: Unit

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Have your class investigate the functions of the Federal Reserve Banks in this 29 page unit. They participate in a banking activity that explores the fractional reserve banking system. They identify the three basic functions of the...
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Financial Crises, Reform, and Central Banking: Establishing the Federal Reserve

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
From the First and Second Banks of the United States to the founding of the Federal Reserve, discover how the American nation attempted to reform its financial history throughout the years.
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Federal Reserve Balance Sheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
With an actual balance sheet from the Federal Reserve (from 2007, before all of the "banking silliness" began to happen), Sal walks viewers through the assets, liabilities, and equity of the Fed. Pupils will be pleased to see how the...
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The Story of the Federal Reserve: High School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is there a bank for the banks? Pupils analyze the complexities of the Federal Reserve system by breaking it down into easy-to-understand sections. Step-by-step investigation using flow charts and graphs of how the monetary system works...
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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 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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The Story of the Federal Reserve: Middle School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading the charming cartoon about the United States Federal Reserve, pupils often need to complete activities to retain their learning. The resource does a wonderful job of using class discussion and various written exercises to...
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What's all the Yellen About? Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most countries experience an economic slump from time to time. Learn about the ways the Federal Reserve can intervene in a struggling economy before a crisis occurs with a short video from Crash Course Economics that focuses on monetary...
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The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does the Fed manipulate the money supply in the United States? After reading a comic book on monetary policy and answering guided questions, your class members will take part in an interactive online simulation in which they will...
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the Federal Reserve Act? Enacted in 1913, it created the central banking system of the United States of America. Watch this video to give your class an idea of the financial panics Americans faced before having a centralized...
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What Is the Federal Reserve?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine simple bank transactions. In this banking lesson, students analyze banking transactions such as deposits, loans, and how they hold reserves. They participate in simulations of the process of clearing a check and the...
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Follow banking through the 1920s. An era that truly went from boom to bust, the stock market lost over 30% of its value. By 1933, the economy was still failing, and Roosevelt needed more money to pay for his large-budgeted plans. How did...
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The Federal Reserve System Explained - Part 1/2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Federal Reserve System is explained in this two-part video. The history of the Reserve System and its influence on the economy is described. This clip is very clear and uses graphs to help describe the principals of the Federal...
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The Federal Reserve System Explained - Part 2/2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is the second part of a lesson on the Federal Reserve System. It explains how the reserve system works and what they can do to assist the US economic system and national debt.
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The Federal Reserve System - Quick Overview

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Ready to watch the fastest overview of the Fed you've ever seen? Mr. Clifford has got you covered. As an introduction to other videos in which he explains the Fed in greater detail, economics instructor Mr. Clifford provides an amusing...
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Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and Great Recession

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Review the Great Depression in the United States from an economist's perspective, examining roots of the crash, government policy actions, and policies instituted by the Fed.
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do banks get money from the Federal Reserve? Follow the loan process from the Federal Reserve down to banks and finally to consumers. This is part three of five.
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The Fed’s Toolbox

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This lesson is packed with instructional material and activities on the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy, and the relationship between bank reserves, interest rates, employment, and price stability.
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History of Money and Banking in the U.S.

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Why was there a lack of confidence in the money and banking system of the early United States government? What historical events led to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System? Here you'll find reading materials and worksheets to...
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Open & Operating: The Federal Reserve Responds to September 11

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the purpose of a central bank.  In this economics/consumer mathematics lesson plan, students explore the actions of the Federal Reserve after the events of September 11, 2001.  Students investigate the role of the...
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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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FRED and the Federal Budget Interactive Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can a federal debt accumulate over time? The Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) dashboard allows scholars to actively research each aspect of the federal budget. In pairs, they analyze economic data to determine the best way to...
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How can we ensure economic growth in the United States? We need to reevaluate the economic system we're currently working with. So what is the alternative? Some key speakers share their opinions on the issue here, in the conclusion of...
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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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