A virtual classroom presentation for students in Kindergarten to Grade 6 or Elementary Cycles 1 to 3
Get your students talking about money with this lively and interactive one-hour virtual classroom presentation.
Money has been used throughout history as an important means of exchange, that is, a way to buy and sell goods and services. The money we use today relies on us all believing in its value.
- Learn the definition of money and the five common characteristics of money.
- Reflect on the form money takes and discover some current and past forms.
- Explore Canada’s current bank notes and coins, getting to know their values and symbolism.
- Identify the security features of a Canadian bank note.
Approximately 60 minutes
This is a Microsoft Teams presentation.
- Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
- 9:00 to 16:00 EST
- May 1 to June 25
All school programs are offered free of charge.
For the best engagement, we recommend a maximum 30 students per presentation.
Before your virtual presentation
- Teachers will receive a list of concepts and vocabulary to review with their class before the presentation.
- Please ensure that you have access to a good internet connection and test your electronic devices beforehand (camera, speakers and microphone).
- Each student should have one sheet of paper and a pen, pencil or crayon.
- Social Studies
- Historical use of money in civilization
- Money used throughout Canadian history
- Symbolism that represents Canada
- Financial literacy—understanding money’s impact on society
- Building a healthy relationship with finances and money
Book your presentation
Send us an with the following details:
- three options for your date and time
- choice of English or French presentation, specify whether it is for a second language students
- number and grade of students
- any accessibility needs, if applicable