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In this lesson students learn about how advertising can influence consumers. This cross-curricular lesson aims for students to identify persuasive techniques, recognise gimmicks and how they work, investigate the influence of advertising on consumer choice, develop creative thinking, explore creative and persuasive writing ...

### Different ways to pay

This lesson challenges students to explore the pros and cons of various payment options, how they spend their money, different consumer products and where to go for more information about saving money and debt. During the lesson, students investigate multiple payment options to choose those that suit their circumstances, ...

### Understanding Australian coins

This lesson is about Australian coins, their features, and their value. During the lesson, students explore what Australian coins look like, their value and their purpose. They identify and describe the features and value of Australian coins and make simple calculations using coins.

### Money Foundation - Calculate

The focus of this activity is to discover what students know about coins and money. Some students will be familiar with coins and will have no trouble sharing their knowledge. Other students will have had limited exposure to money and what it looks like and how it is used.

### The Mathscots: Buying a Dog Coat

In this animated video, Prime the puppy considers money and financial mathematics when shopping for a new dog coat. The mathematical focus is on understanding that the value of Australian coins is not related to size; describing the features of coins that make it possible to identify them; and developing a range of mental ...

### The Mathscots: Buying Pet Toys

In this animated video, Abacus the cat and Prime the puppy count their collections of \$1 coins and work out if they have enough to buy some new toys. The mathematical focus is on counting a collection of \$1 coins using early place value concepts by stacking them into piles of 10, skip counting in tens and twos and including ...

### Money: Year 3 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 3 is for the topic of Money. Students investigate the value of coins. They explore the relationships between dollars and cents and learn to represent money values in different ways.

### Measurement: Foundation to Year 9

This comprehensive resource describes the progression of measurement ideas. The resource demonstrates examples of relevant teaching strategies, investigations, activity plans and connected concepts in measurement including teaching and cultural implications.

### Tuckshop orders

Students make calculations with money.

### Tax, Super + You

Tax, Super + You is designed to provide teachers and parents with practical resources to help students in Years 7-12 understand the value of tax and superannuation, and have confidence when entering the workforce. Registration for a free account is required to access the full suite of materials.

### The cost of cars

This lesson is designed for students to learn about car ownership in Australia and the real costs of buying and running a car. Students explore car ownership statistics in Australia, investigate the range of decisions people make about transport, calculate and compare costs of transport and make decisions on additional ...

### Teaching consumer and financial literacy

This web page offers teachers a variety of resources to help them plan for embedding financial literacy topics across the curriculum. The page covers how to gauge students' financial literacy, how to plan to include financial literacy in meaningful ways and many other resources and support.

This web page is about how to talk to your child about money, encourage them to save, make a budget and much more. This page is designed to help you have conversations with children about how money is earned, needs versus wants, how money is spent, earning pocket money and making decisions about how many is spent or saved.

### Mathematical modelling: Year 2 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 2 is for the topic of Mathematical modelling. Students use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving additive and multiplicative situations, including money transactions; represent situations and choose calculation strategies; interpret and communicate solutions in terms ...

### The Mathscots: Level 1 Teaching Guide

This teaching guide provides a range of associated activities for each of the Mathscots episodes at Year 1. The guide contains a summary of the mathematical focus in each episode, a range of scaffolded learning experiences for before, during and after viewing each video, activities for families at home, and sets of printable ...

### My Five Cents: Why borrowing can cost you more

Think credit cards are basically free money? Gen Fricker will make you think again. Learn how interest rates and fees affect the money you borrow, and why they may be more expensive in the long run. Oh dear! Then test yourself with ASIC MoneySmart's "Things to think about" classroom exercises.

### My Five Cents: Why investing can be risky

Planning to get rich quick by investing one day? Before you jump in, let Gen Fricker explain some of the risks involved with different types of investments. Then test yourself with ASIC MoneySmart's "Things to think about" classroom exercises.

### My Five Cents: What is opportunity cost?

What is the true cost of buying something? Gen Fricker explains that it's more than just money. Learn about opportunity cost - what it is, why it's a helpful tool and when to use it. Simple! Then test yourself with ASIC MoneySmart's "Things to think about" classroom exercises.

### Australian coin history

This interactive slideshow from the Royal Australian Mint provides a series of high resolution images and brief descriptions of currencies from Indigenous barter systems to modern Australian currency. A downloadable fact sheet on Australian coin history is accessible from selected pages within the slideshow.

### How does income tax work?

Gen Fricker makes income tax interesting! Learn about income tax - what it is, how it works and when you have to pay it. Easy-peasy! Then test yourself with ASIC Moneysmart's "Things to think about" classroom exercises.