In this exercise, students will be first examining the different types of paper currency from six different countries. They will then be comparing the value of the currency compared to 100 US dollars ($100).
30 minutes (repeated in 2 weeks)
Introduction to Business; International Business
1. To compare paper currency from a variety of companies and determine what the all have in common.
2. To understand how to convert the currency to US dollars.
3. To learn that the value of currencies can change very quickly.
Students will be using two different web sites.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Go to the Geographic Directory website and click on Europe.
You will see a large number of countries listed. Select six of these countries. Click on each one, and you will be able to see the front and back of the paper currency. After viewing six of these, answer the following question:
1. What do each of these currencies have in common?