The Euro: Money Changes Everything
Ninth graders compare the Euro with the purchasing power of the US dollar. In this economic lesson, 9th graders evaluate the value of the Euro through various exercises. Students research the currency exchange rates of the Euro.
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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
Exchange Students Going to Europe
High schoolers work together to plan a trip to Europe. Using the internet, they familiarize themselves with the country they are visiting and list the attractions they want to visit. Using this list, they must determine how much it is...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Do Financial Market Indicators Tell Us?
Explain the four categories of financial indicators (commodity prices, stock indexes, interest rates, and yield spreads), and help your class members understand how changes in this data can affect decisions regarding consumer spending,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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
"Well, What Does It Really Cost?" Converting Currencies and Units of Measure
Students examine exchange rates and the monetary value of items from Europe. Using the internet, students track exchange rates. With partners, they locate items advertised in Europe and convert the cost to determine if the product is...
9th - 12th Languages
International Currency Exchange
Students examine coins from around the world and write down their observations. As a class, they discuss the types of symbols used on the coins from different countries and locate the country on a map. To end the lesson plan, they...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts