“Currency” shows how money is made and how it works. The video includes segments on different world currencies, money’s relative value, and how such value changes over time. Also explored is the concept of simple interest. The program uses familiar situations to illustrate ideas about value and the challenges people face when deciding whether to spend money.
Part of “Math in Our Lives,” an innovative nine-program series that uses practical examples and realistic models to provide students with an accessible context for mathematical concepts.
10 minutes • Color