ERIC Number: ED472016
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Which Country Will Make You the Most Money? Ninth-Twelfth Grade Activity. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
Foreign Currency Exchange is the largest business in the world. The New York Institute of Finance estimates that somewhere around 1.5 trillion dollars changes hands every 24 hours. The trading of international currencies has made overnight millionaires. No other marketplace in the world can give a person more significant opportunity to make money than trading in international currencies foreign exchange. This learning activity for grades 9-12 gives student groups of two to four students the task of being international money traders in one of the following currencies: British pounds, German marks, Japanese yens, or U.S. dollars. Students study information about the country, its money and economy and then start trading its money. The activity is divided into nine sections: (1) "Get Information Page"; (2) "Activity Page"; (3) 'Team Page"; (4) "Resources Page"; (5) "What Did You Find?"; (6) "Score Page on Money Trading"; (7) "Trading Score Sheet"; (8) "Teacher Info Page"; and (9) "Conclusion and Reflection Page." (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Economics Education, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Role Playing, Social Studies, State Standards
Schools of California Online Resources for Education, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California