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You can get your coin through June 13th at https://www.CrashCourseCoin.com

Last year, the first Crash Course Coin blew past all of our greatest expectations. This community is powerful! The money you all raised made a huge difference in supporting our work and lowering barriers to education. If you believe in our mission (and if you’re reading this, you probably do), you can help keep Crash Course free by purchasing a coin or by joining our Patreon.

Macro videography by Joey Helms https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKk5ZD7lBxcB18Vyw3R4-zw

Coin minting by Shire Post Mint https://www.shirepost.com/

Music by Ben Dransfield https://audiojungle.net/item/inspirational-and-uplifting-background/26605283?irgwc=1&clickid=SUxT%3AFVLpxyITqy09yRsJ1H8UkDxV72d1R3kWQ0&iradid=275988&irpid=1261380&iradtype=ONLINE_TRACKING_LINK&irmptype=mediapartner&mp_value1=&utm_campaign=af_impact_radius_1261380&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=impact_radius

Video Edited by Brigid Kennison

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Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse

Thanks to the following patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever:
Justin Snyder, April Frazier, Dave Freeman, Hasan Jamal, DL Singfield, Jeremy Mysliwiec, Amelia Ryczek, Ken Davidian, Stephen Akuffo, Toni Miles, Steve Segreto, Michael M. Varughese, Kyle & Katherine Callahan, Laurel Stevens, Vincent, Michael Wang, Stacey Gillespie (Stacey J), Burt Humburg, Aziz Y, Shanta, DAVID MORTON HUDSON, Perry Joyce, Scott Harrison, Mark & Susan Billian, Junrong Eric Zhu, Alan Bridgeman, Rachel Creager, Breanna Bosso, Tim Kwist, Jonathan Zbikowski, Jennifer Killen, Sarah & Nathan Catchings, team dorsey, Trevin Beattie, Divonne Holmes à Court, Eric Koslow, Jennifer Dineen, Indika Siriwardena, Khaled El Shalakany, Jason Rostoker, Shawn Arnold, Siobhán, Ken Penttinen, Nathan Taylor, Les Aker, ClareG, Rizwan Kassim, Constance Urist, Alex Hackman, Jirat, Katie Dean, Avi Yashchin, NileMatotle, Wai Jack Sin, Ian Dundore, Justin, Mark, Caleb Weeks
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Here at Crash Course, we have a simple goal- to create the highest quality educational videos at the lowest possible price. And I don't mean the lowest possible price we can get away with charging, I mean the lowest possible price. Which is, of course, zero. To do that, we have to be very efficient with how we spend money while not sacrificing quality. That's tough, but after ten years, 44 courses, 13 million subscribers and 1.6 billion views, we now spend around 5 cents per person we help learn about their world. But if you wanna help tens of millions of people, that adds up. Each Crash Course series has a team of experts ensuring not just that our content is high quality and correct, but that it is compelling and memorable and even beautiful. We don't think that free content should be cheap, we think that it should be the best in the world. So how do we do it? We do it with your help.

Last year we announced the first ever Crash Course coin. Minted in Arkansas from hand engraved dyes, each one representing your ability to help us reach either 2,000 or 10,000 learners. Money from our patreon and the first coin made up 37% of our budget last year. You are not a small part of what we do, you are how our work gets done. And now, for the next 14 days, you can get the 2022 Crash Course coin. There's the $100 coin that will enable us to reach 2,000 students, a $500 coin that will allow us to help 10,000 students and for our patreon patrons who recently surpassed their 3 year anniversary supporting Crash Course, the 3 year patron coin.

Featured on this year's coin is the work of unknown artists who lived in what is now France around 17,000 years ago. The art as Lascaux Cave has fascinated people ever since its modern discovery in 1940. The 2,000 learner coins and the patron coins are minted on nickel silver while the 10,000 learner coins are minted on thicker brass and each one of those will be hand stamped with a unique number. There will only be 500 of these made, and each one will come with a signed thank you card from me, Hank Greed and my brother John.

We are so excited for what is in store for the future of Crash Course, and we are equally excited to invite folks who are able to be a part of our work in this way. Your purchase will allow us to continue our work, better support our teams, and expand what we do this year, as well as in future years.

Learning is not easy because the world is not simple. If learning were easy, it would just happen. Teachers wouldn't need to be so skilled and students wouldn't need to work so hard. It will never be easy, but that doesn't mean that the world doesn't need us to work hard to make it easier for students and teachers and learners of all kinds.

If you want to be a part of that, the 2022 Crash Course coins are only available until June 13th and we are only making a limited quantity. Own a piece of our history, and a piece of your impact. Go to crashcoursecoin.com now or check the description for a link, and be a part of our work. Thank you.