Money

Saving, Spending & Investing Money (2005)

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Discover the truth about money, its history and how the use of money through saving, spending, earning and investing is the backbone of our economy. Learn how hard work, budgeting, and good decision-making are the keys to be able to buy the things you need and want.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Saving, Spending & Investing Money

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

How Our Economy Works (2001)

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In this engaging video students learn that people work to earn money so that they can satisfy their basic needs and wants and that everything we spend money on is either for goods or services. They learn what a job is and the difference between production workers and service workers. They are introduced to the concepts of saving and banks.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:20
How Our Economy Works

Learning About Money (2001)

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With the help of two Friends, students learn that money has value and comes in many denominations (from a penny to a 100-dollar bill). Students will go inside one of our country's mints to discover how coins are made. Lastly, they will learn that every country has its own unique money and see some of the currencies used in different countries today.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:14
Learning About Money

Money (2004)

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Students will learn how to identify the value of money, and how to write money amounts with numbers, symbols, and dollar signs. Using a real-life example at a restaurant, students discover how to spend wisely using estimation and comparisons, and how to receive the correct change when making a purchase.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Money

Inflation: How Did the Spiral Begin? (2012)

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In the 1960s President Lyndon Baines Johnson continued fueling the domestic agenda of his "Great Society," keeping a low profile on the Vietnam War. But the U.S. overspent and inflation bubbled over.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:28
Inflation: How Did the Spiral Begin?

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