Family/Consumer Science

Printing & Minting Money (2004)

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Illustrates how engravings are made for U.S. dollars, how money is tested for durability, and how money is recycled regularly. Visits government offices to show the steps of making money, identifies the denominations of bills and coins, and follows money from design to production to banks to consumer.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
Printing & Minting Money

What's a Bank? Safe & Sound! (2004)

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Explores how ancient banks functioned, emphasizes the important role that banks play in communities, and visits a bank to show how loans, interest, and bank transactions work. Discusses the system of exchange, presents the Federal Reserve Bank, tours a vault, and explains how banks secure and insure our money.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
What's a Bank? Safe & Sound!

What's it Worth? It's as Good as Gold! (2004)

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Outlines auctions, discusses why people collect valuable things, considers the benefits of shopping around, and presents the concept of trade. Describes the gold rush and investigates why gold is valuable and how it is used.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
What's it Worth? It's as Good as Gold!

Young Money Makers & Turning Milk into Money (2004)

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Joins a young boy on his farm to show how he earns and saves money and follows a 15-year-old airbrush artist, who owns his own business and manages his own expenses and profits. Introduces the men behind Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and illustrates how they built their company and gave back to their community.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
Young Money Makers & Turning Milk into Money

Money Basics (2004)

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Featuring clear graphics and real life examples of economic concepts, this program demystifies the world of cash and commerce.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
Money Basics

Helping Your Young Teen Succeed in Middle School

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Parents and middle schoolers face a challenging task together—navigating the new pressures kids face as they tackle the academics and social transitions of middle school.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:25
Helping Your Young Teen Succeed in Middle School

I Should Have Waited

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Under constant pressure from peers and the media, one of the biggest decisions a teen has to make is whether or not to have sex. Without preaching, this program presents arguments against having sex too early. In drama format, follow Lisa through her first day of high school where she is shocked to find that sex is everyone’s main concern.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
I Should Have Waited

Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

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Huge portion sizes, fat-filled diets, too much TV/video games and not enough exercise are common choices for a growing number of today’s teens. This timely program helps teens understand the serious health hazards of obesity and explores options for healthier eating and exercise. Program visits the Yale Bright Bodies clinic where teens and parents are learning how to change their lifestyles.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

When Should You Tell? Dealing With Abuse (1995)

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Getting young victims of sexual abuse to tell someone can be a key step in preventing further abuse. Using one child's experience to demonstrate that no girl or boy ever needs to keep scary secrets, this program helps abused children recognize that what they are experiencing is not the norm, and that they can be helped by telling an adult they can trust.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:14
When Should You Tell? Dealing With Abuse

That New Animal

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A new animal – a baby - has come to live with FudgeFudge and Marshmallow.  It has a new smell, it can’t speak or bark, and it cries a lot.

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Primary
Length: 
00:09
That New Animal

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