Provides a general overview on various aspects of money. Segment 1, What Is It Worth?: Discusses how worth is determined. Looks at auctions, coin collecting, and historic forms of currency. Segment 2, It's As Good As Gold: Looks at why gold has been established as a standard for value. Segment 3, Minting Money: Visits the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia to see how quarters are designed, cut, stamped, and shipped. Segment 4, Printing Money: Visits the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C., to see how paper money is printed. Segment 5, Money In Other Countries: Talks about money in other countries, especially the yen in Japan. Suggested classroom activities follow each segment.
Great information... my students keep their eyes on this video the whole time.