Grade 08 / Secondary 2
December 2, 2021
The true value of money
What is money—when you really stop to think about it? To understand how money works, and what it ultimately represents, we need to strip it down to its very basic function.
October 25, 2021
Assessing the life cycle of a bank noteExamine the environmental impact of everyday items by assessing the life cycle of a universal product: money.
August 19, 2021
Fur Trade Economics
Over its 350-year lifespan, the Hudson’s Bay Company has had an enormous impact on Canada’s economy and how the nation was settled.
June 3, 2021
Value is in the Eye of the Consumer
Supply and demand is part of the very bedrock of an economy. It's what generates the price of any product or service.
May 4, 2021
A Canadian Central Bank: The History of the Bank of CanadaLearn about why the Bank of Canada was created and how it continues to promote the economic and financial welfare of Canadians.
February 26, 2021
Playing with Economy
There might be only a handful of basic game formats, but there is an infinity of variations—a surprising number of which require the skills we need to manage our daily economic lives.
February 11, 2021
Money: Past, present and futureExplore the history of money in Canada and around the world using an inquiry approach.
January 4, 2021
Economic Opportunity Costs
With his superpowers, Peter Parker would no doubt do a fabulous job of tiling his kitchen backsplash. But as Spider-Man, he has more valuable things to do with his time.