Making Cents out of Centimes
Students take an on-line tour of France. They are given an allowance in pretend American money, go on a shopping spree, study about the franc and the euro, and see exchange rates in action.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The European Union’s Economic and Monetary Union
What are the benefits of using the Euro, the EU's common currency? What are the challenges faced? As their examination of the European Union continues, class members investigate the impact on how the switch to the Euro impacted...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Effects of Currency Exchangerates
Students examine the economic effects of a strong and weak U.S. dollar. They identify the currency used in countries which regularly trade with the U.S., discuss the pros and cons of a strong U.S. dollar, and calculate the prices in...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Currency Effect on Trade
Delve deeper into currency exchange theory using Sal's hypothetical global trade scenario involving the Chinese Yuan and the US dollar. He references goods manufactured and sold in the countries using supply and demand principles,...
14 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
What Can We Learn about India from a Ten Rupee Bank Note?
The class finds and cites evidence showing India's unity in diversity and work to recognize some of the complex interactions of a civilized community. They read to understand how geography, history, politics, economics, beliefs, and...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History