Economics 12: Entrenched Economic Factors and their Effects on Economic Inequalities


Professor Geoff Ward, Washington University in St. Louis, describes how institutions and practices entrenched in our economic system make it difficult to address issues of income inequality.

This video resource was funded in part through a grant provided by the Missouri Humanities Council.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 316: Arts Integration Activity--Sewer Systems vs Human Systems

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining visual arts with the science of human circulatory and digestive systems as well as the science and engineering of sewer systems. This activity accompanies the following videos: Infrastructure-7, Infrastructure-8, Infrastructure-9, Infrastructure-10, Infrastructure-11, Infrastructure-12, Infrastructure-13, Infrastructure-14, Infrastructure-15, Infrastructure-16, Infrastructure-17, Infrastructure-18, Infrastructure-19, Infrastructure-20, Infrastructure-21.