Introduction

We’re taking a spin on the roller coaster known as the economy. We’ll explain how the ups and downs of economic cycles impact all of us. We go micro with supply and demand, and do a little macro with world currencies. Confused? You won’t be after watching these episodes.

You’ll Learn How To

  • Money moves in society
  • Economic cycles go up and down
  • Supply and demand affect the economy
  • The value of different currencies is determined
 

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Video Clips & Lesson Plans for The Economy

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Lesson 1

Money Moves

What Students Learn

  • Follow a dollar bill as it moves from a depositor’s hand, to the bank vault, over to the Federal Reserve, and finally out to a project the bank is financing.
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Lesson 2

The Global Economy

What Students Learn

  • Go around the world and follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy.
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Lesson 3

Economic Cycles

What Students Learn

  • Economic cycles go up and down. Learn how to protect yourself against negative effects and plan for the positive trends.
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Lesson 4

The Value of Money

What Students Learn

  • Considering all the global currencies, what determines the value of money? What are the factors that impact the American Dollar?
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Lesson 5

The Economics of Economics

What Students Learn

  • See how businesses use economic principles to make financial decisions, from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators.