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 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.
- Grades 4–6: Identify the security features of a Canadian bank note.
- 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
Approximately 45 minutes
This presentation is offered on Google Meet.
- Weekdays (Monday to Friday) from September 20 to November 12, 2021
- 9:00 to 14:30 ET
Check back in October 2021 for additional dates!
All school programs are offered free of charge.
For the best engagement, we recommend a maximum 30 students per presentation.
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Before your 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.