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Students investigate the currency exchange rate.  In this middle school mathematics lesson plan, student use proportions to exchange between the U.S. dollar and the euro.  Students come up with a product they would like to buy and determine the cost in Euros. 
Seventh graders examine currency rates. In this exchange rate lesson, 7th graders visit selected websites to determine the exchange rates between specified currencies.
Middle schoolers explore foreign currencies. In this foreign currencies lesson, students simulate travel to another country and determine the value of the US dollar compared to other countries. Middle schoolers use a conversion table and search Internet sites that show exchange rates. Students create a spreadsheet with conversion rates.
Now that we understand what the Chinese Government does to keep its currency artificially suppressed, Sal explores what might happen if they were to allow a free floating exchange against the dollar. He outlines the hypothetical ripple effect, starting with the strengthening of the Yuan and ending with the possible transfer for the manufacturing base to other developed countries such as India or Latin America.
Continuing from the previous video, Sal reviews the China-US trade relationships and the floating currency scenario that should leave the dollar weaker and the Yuan stronger. He explains the reason the People's Bank of China doesn't want this trade imbalance, and how they remedy this issue to keep the exchange at the status quo.
Students examine United States currency with its new design. They discuss the reasons for the change. They also examine the impact this had on the economy as a whole.
Students investigate the origin and use of the Euro as currency in the newly established European Union. The implications for the local and world economy are considered. Students calculate the value of the Euro in comparison to other currencies.
Students gain an understanding of currency or the type of money exchange. They explain the different types of currency in the U.S. and how they originated. They share any foreign currency that they may have with their group.
Young scholars explore the need for money in a society and the artificial value of coin and paper currencies. They design their own coin and paper currency.
Sixth graders enter data into the European Currency spreadsheet and then interpret this data to answer questions on the activity worksheet. They also create a chart or graph to display specific data.
Students study the history of currency and the monetary system of historic Akan people, who lived on the Atlantic coast of Africa. This outstanding series of lessons is multi-disciplinary and contains many activities for different learning styles.
In this identifying the names of countries worksheet, 6th graders read the name of each country's currency, unscramble the name of the country, and write it correctly Students write 10 answers.
In this math and social studies worksheet, learners are given a list of currency names. Next to the currency name is the name of the country that uses that currency. Students unscramble the country names, and complete the chart.
For this currencies worksheet, learners match the currency to the correct country. Students match 15 currencies to 15 countries that match them.
Students convert between ratio and percents. In this algebra lesson, students calculate the exchange rate of different currency. They use ratio and proportion as they compare the rate of the US dollars to that of other countries.
In this math worksheet, learners connect eight countries (all beginning with the letter G) with the name of their currency. Students connect the countries and their currencies to the correct abbreviation. Learners identify the abbreviation for their country.
In this social studies learning exercise, students examine the names of 10 foreign currencies and a scrambled country name next to each. Students unscramble the name of each country that uses the given currency.
In this currency activity, students circle the currency for twenty-six world countries on a currency crossword puzzle. Students share their answers with their classmates.
For this social studies worksheet, students read 10 names of foreign currency next to scrambled names of countries. Students write the correct name of the country next to its currency.
In this world currency review worksheet, students examine the 15 listed currencies in the answer bank and then match them to the appropriate countries.

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