Learning objects MoneySmart: Money maps

TLF ID M017235

This learning object helps students to explore the history of currency including bartering, the development of cash systems, and the arrival of cards and ATMs, both in Australia and around the world. It provides an interactive time line which spans the development of currency around the globe from 9000BCE to today, and throughout Australia from the 1700s to today.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This learning object is of value because of its relevance to the content descriptions in the Money and financial mathematics sub-strand in the Years 3 and 4 Mathematics curriculum.
  • The learning object provides an interactive timeline exploring the development of currency for both the world and Australia.
  • Students can follow the development of currency from batering, to coins and dollars and then to modern electronic forms of accessing money such as debit and credit cards.
  • This learning object is related to the unit of work Kieran's coins.
Year level

3; 4

Learning area
  • History
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Organization: Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Address: NSW, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.asic.gov.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Organization: Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: NSW
  • URL: www.asic.gov.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Australian Securities and Investments Commission 2015. This material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 4.0 Australia Licence.