Foreign Currency Exchange

A visit to a country’s “bank” gives travelers on vacation a chance to exchange homeland money for a foreign currency. Travelers visit the country’s “store” and select items to purchase from a “shopkeeper” with the foreign money they have available to spend.

Grades Covered: 6 through 9
Subjects Covered: Math,Social Studies,Language Arts

Curriculum topics:
  • Financial Literacy
  • Exchange Rates
  • Real Life Math
  • Digital Multiplication & Division
  • Solving Real-world problems involving rates
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Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

  • Common Core Mathematics: Ratios And Proportional Relationships, Expressions And Equations