Make the Economy Matter! Digital Quizzes from the Atlanta FedLooking for a fun way to start your class? Extra Credit highlights all the digital quizzes from our Economy Matters publication. Blend timely economic topics with some friendly competition.
What Are College Athletes Wearing? Sports Apparel and the Southeastern ConferenceAre you teaching a unit on market structure, market power, or oligopoly? Explore the concepts with this Bell Ringer activity on the relationship between the SEC football and sports apparel markets.
Characteristics of the Entrepreneur Four Corners Activity
Saving and Investing Activities for the Classroom
Life Is Risky Business
In the Spotlight
How Coins Are Made...for Kids!
Did you know that all new U.S. coins are born in Washington, DC, when Congress votes on and the president approves the idea to authorize their creation? Did you know that artists work at the U.S. Mint to design the new coin and that one metal roll, used to cut 325,000 blank coins, is as long as five football fields? Did you know that, when finished, all new coins are sent to Federal Reserve Banks to be distributed from there to banks and credit unions around the country?
Watch this informative video from the U.S. Mint to learn all about the coin-making process.