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Curated OER

#### 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...
Worksheet
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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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#### Pardon Me. Do You Have Change For a Dollar?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle school learners explore currencies from a variety of countries. They use the Internet, video, and engage in hands-on activities. They practice converting U.S. currency to foreign currency and vice versa. This...
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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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#### 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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#### 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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#### Four Decimal, Fraction, and Percent Activities

For Students 6th - 10th
For this fraction worksheet, students solve problems presented in four different activities.  The activities cover percentages, fractions, decimals, currency exchange, and value added tax.  A card "game" is one of the activities. ...
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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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#### 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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#### 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...
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...
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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...
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#### Foreign Economics

For Students 7th - 10th
Why do so many countries export cars? Economists examine this and other foreign economics principles through this introductory activity. A brief text explains international trade, then lists the top 11 leaders in global trade, along with...
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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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#### Currency Exchange Rates

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students, 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 and...
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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...
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#### The Euro

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate foreign currency.  In this secondary mathematics lesson, students explore the reasons why the countries of the European Union switched to the euro.  Additionally, students explore the possible reasons why Denmark,...
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#### WHY DOES MONEY HAVE VALUE?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students learn that money has value by examining the history, meaning of money. market structures and pricing. In this analysis lesson, students use exchange rates to find the cost of an item different currencies.
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#### 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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#### 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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College Board

#### 2011 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Exchange rates are dependent on a variety of factors. Scholars tease out these factors using a prompt from College Board. Another query examines the economic health of a country with barometers such as gross domestic product and wages. A...
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#### The Euro: Money Changes Everything

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the impact of the euro on nations of the European Union (EU). In this euro lesson, students examine exchange rates within the EU as well as outside the EU in order to better understand the implications of ...
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#### How Much Is It?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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. Students use a conversion table and search Internet...
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#### Pardon me. Do You Have exChange for a Dollar?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students are familiar with United States currency-dollar and cents. They are asked to compare it with currency of another country. Students explore currencies of various countries using the Internet, video, and hands-on activities. ...