Private Edward Atkinson’s example of trench art is what is called a “love token”—a souvenir made from a coin. It’s one man’s personal wartime experience expressed through a pocket-sized medium.
Students will learn about comparative advantage, opportunity cost and specialization and how these key economic concepts help countries around the world benefit from trade. They will participate in activities to better understand these concepts and make links to today’s global economy.
The new bank note featuring Viola Desmond provides an excellent opportunity to teach about the concept of historical significance.
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