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#### International Currency Exchange

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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, they calculate...
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#### Money: Bucks, Banks, and Business

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Put economics and currency exchange rates into a real-world application kids can understand. They'll compare bus fares from various cities around the world. Each child selects three international cities to research. They determine the...
PPT
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#### Chapter 28: Exchange Rates, The Balance of Payments, and Trade Deficits

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Bring your class on a trip around the world in this economics presentation, which details international trade and exchange rates. Especially helpful are the clear bullet points, interesting discussion topics, and list of key terms for...
Worksheet
Mathed Up!

#### Exchange Rates

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Eleven questions make up an eight-page practice exercise that focuses on how to compute exchange rates. Money used is the American dollar, Euro, and British pound.
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#### Family Letter - Foreign Currency and Exchange Rates: Proportions and Ratios

For Students 6th - 8th
In this proportions and ratios worksheet, students solve 6 short answer problems. Students find the foreign currency exchange rates for six countries. Students express the exchange rate as a proportion or ratio.
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#### Currency and Exchange Rates

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders share the book, "The Story of Money" and discuss the uses of money, bartering, trade and the history of money. Students discuss various ways of spending: cash, check, debit/credit cards and review the check writing process....
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Currency Exchange

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Take your class on a North American adventure with a currency conversion problem. Pupils are asked to change US dollars into Canadian dollars and then to Mexican pesos. The commentary includes two solutions, converting by unit rates and...
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#### Currency Exchange

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the currency exchange rate.  In this middle school mathematics instructional activity, student use proportions to exchange between the U.S. dollar and the euro.  Students come up with a product they would like to buy...
Worksheet
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#### Understanding the Effects of Currency Exchange Rates

For Students 6th - 10th
In this algebra worksheet, students match the currency with the country of origin. They convert between that currency and the US using a foreign exchange conversion table. There are 35 questions.
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#### Currency Exchange and the Gang of Fifteen

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students demonstrate the ability to comprehend and calculate currency exchange rates.
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#### Currency Exchange Rates

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars, in groups, choose three countries from which to investigate exchange rates versus the US dollar. Using Internet research they follow daily exchange rates and compute the percentage change. They compile data and prepare...
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#### Playing with Money (From the New Zealand Point of View)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the exchange rates for five countries. They identify the units of currency of a number of countries. Students convert money amounts accurately from New Zealand dollars to another currency. They graph currency...
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#### Playing with Money (From the Other Point of View)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore exchange rates. They identify the units of currency of a number of countries. Students convert money amounts accurately. They graph currency fluctuations and interpret graphs.
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#### The Euro: Money Changes Everything

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders compare the Euro with the purchasing power of the US dollar. For 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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#### Understanding the Effects of Currency Exchangerates

For Teachers 6th - 10th
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...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Exchange Rate Problems

For Students 8th - 12th
In this economics activity, students respond to 10 short answer and multiple choice questions about exchange rates throughout the world.
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Curated OER

#### Undercurrents Of Currency

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the currencies used by different countries, and explore the principles of currency trading by exchanging currencies at current market rates. They, in groups, access websites which give them current rates.
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#### Using Money Conversion Charts

For Students 7th - 9th
In this money conversion learning exercise, students convert money from US dollars to Euros, Australian dollars and Hong Kong dollars. This one-page learning exercise contains 24 problems.
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#### The Smart Son

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Grab your youngsters' attention by reading the poem, "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. The son in the poem was not smart in how he handled his money. Mathematics whizzes help him out by using ratio problems to re-calculate his money exchange....
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#### Money Worksheet

For Students 8th - 12th
In this personal finance activity, students use their problem solving skills to calculate exchange rates and practice writing checks.
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#### Discovering Math Concepts in Business Mathematics, Economics, and Finance

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore the concept of money and research its origin. There are many concepts related to business math, thusly, there are many formulas used to make calculations around money. Exchange rates of money in different countries, interest,...
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#### Currency and Exchanges Rates

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine currency rates. In this exchange rate lesson, 7th graders visit selected websites to determine the exchange rates between specified currencies.
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#### Currency

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate currency and exchange rates.  In the middle school mathematics lesson, students use ratio and proportion to convert from one type of currency to another.  Students solve problems involving currency exchange.
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#### Spanish Influence on United States Currency: The Origins of the "Dollar"

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the Spanish influence on early colonial America and the process of establishing the present U.S. currency. They read and discuss an informational handout in small groups, and take a short quiz. Students then...