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Bank & Money Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids visit SunTrust Bank and explore a real money collection.  They learn how to identify money, how to count money, how much money is worth, and how to manage a bank account.  Join them and help to count all the money!

Episode 208 - Blossom and Snappy Go Shopping | Count On It!

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Blossom and Snappy plan a party for Robbie's birthday, which includes budgeting for party favors and a present, and counting items.

Blossom and Snappy Seek Fame and Fortune | Count On It!

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Blossom and Snappy start a band named The Rulers and want to play at Robbie's school party. In order to find out how being in a band works, they visit a performance site to find out about rental fees, a promoter's office, and Ticketmaster.

Balancing Act

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In this episode: The Cyberchase kids have been asked to produce a movie, "Welcome to Frogsnorts". Yet as fun as the task may be, movie productions cost money and the kids only have 600 Snelfus (cybermoney) to get the job done. The kids have figured out that they need a budget for their expenses so that they don't run out of money before the movie is finished.

America Revealed | Energy Exchange

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Support your economics and mathematics curriculum with this video that examines the factors that impact the energy markets. Then, use the accompanying lesson plan, "Tracking Commodities: An Introduction to the Energy Markets," to introduce students to the economic concepts that drive the Mercantile Exchange and have them create infographics that examine the impact of current and historical events on oil prices.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Career Connections | Fiscal Analyst

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Ohio University budget director Chad Mitchell shares what a fiscal analyst does and explains how to prepare for a career in finance.

Rolling Thunder River Company | Fast Forward

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We go to McCaysville to meet a group a people who claim their jobs are better than a vacation. They’re river guides at Rolling Thunder River Company, a white water rafting company where the employees, surprisingly, still use math to do those jobs. They also use a host of certifications to ensure customer safety. Oh, and being an Eagle Scout doesn't hurt either.

Waging a Living: Living Wage v. Minimum Wage: What's the Difference?

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POV collaborated with PBS Teachers and Dr. Faith Rogow to produce a lesson plan for teachers interested in Waging a Living as a teaching tool for the high school subject areas of Economics, Civics, Life Skills, U.S. History and Business. This resource group is designed to help students get a better handle on the reality of daily expenses for an adult, and to demonstrate that what they may see as a good wage is barely adequate for some people trying to live on their own.

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