Grade 08 / Secondary 2
June 11, 2020
Nominating an Icon for the Next $5 Bank Note
Using a Bank of Canada Museum lesson plan, nearly 200 students told us who they thought should be the bank NOTE-able Canadian on our new $5 bill.
April 28, 2020
Money and Monetary Policy in CanadaMoney and Monetary Policy in Canada is a web resource to help educate Canadians on the mechanics of their economy and the Bank of Canada’s role in it. It’s written in fun, clear language and supplemented with helpful illustrations, meeting the needs of multiple levels of high school curricula.
May 15, 2019
What goes up…
Economic bubbles continued to pop up regularly throughout history, and still do today.
March 14, 2019
Trading PlanetsOnsite program: Travel to planet Plutopia on a trade mission with your students. Once there, you will see that trading goods without a common currency poses some serious problems. Trading Planets uses interactive, game-based learning to teach about trade, currency, and supply and demand.
November 8, 2018
Money of the First World War
In Europe, gold and silver coins largely disappeared from circulation as they were hoarded or as governments used the metal for the war effort.
October 5, 2018
For teachers: Designing a bank note that reflects CanadaExplore the design of Canadian bank notes.
May 8, 2018
Operation Fish was the largest movement of physical wealth in history.
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