Foreign Exchange: Investigating the Currency of Global Nations

Author:

Bankstreet College

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Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Rates, Economics

Justice Issues:

Poverty, Globalization

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Description:

In this lesson, students share ideas about the values of foreign currencies relative to the U.S. dollar. They then research the economy of a foreign country and prepare an appropriate budget for one month study abroad. They synthesize their learning by reflecting on what life would be like if they were to live on $100 a week in a foreign country.