Surprise, it’s money!
See and touch an amazing array of objects that have served as money at one time or another. Then join us in the Museum—explore the games, multimedia, videos and even more surprising artifacts. It’s fun, engaging, and a great way to learn the role the Bank of Canada plays in the Canadian economy.
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, our new program for grades 4 to 8, uses interactive, game-based learning to teach about trade, currency, and supply and demand. Coming to the Museum in early 2019.
How do you plan for the future when you don’t know what things will cost? Join the fight against inflation in Inflation Busters, a game-based program for students in grades 10 to 12. Who knew learning about monetary policy could be fun? We did! Coming to the Museum in early 2019.
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This lesson idea will help students learn about the design of Canadian bank notes.
The new bank note featuring Viola Desmond provides an excellent opportunity to teach about the concept of historical significance.
The Bank of Canada also has some educational resources we think you may find helpful.
The Bank of Canada souvenir books make a unique keepsake or gift. This series examines various aspects of the Bank’s history. In PDF format.