Greenbacks, cash, benjamins, shecks. Call it what you will, everyone wants more money! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will introduce you to the world of moolah! For starters, you’ll find out about why people need it, including what it does and doesn’t do. You’ll also learn about money’s origins — when it came about and what people did before it ever existed! Plus, discover why paper money was invented, and why those little pieces in your wallet are worth so much. If only money did grow on trees!
In this Federal Funds lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an economic simulation to explore the influence of the Fed on the United State's economy. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the penny, nickel, dime, and quarter. Students will identify and state the value of coins and apply their skills to real-world scenarios. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
This lesson, appropriate for grades 6-12, will give students an opportunity to explore the effects of poverty and lack of education through an interactive game. Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a web-based, role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »