Topics for Your Field Trip

Customize your visit to the Learning Center and Money Museum by selecting from our menu of programs for middle and high school students.

Inflation
Recommended for grades 4 and up
Students learn how and why prices change with time and gain an understanding of inflation and hyperinflation. Lessons show the connection between inflation and the money supply.
Financial Fun
Recommended for grades 4 and up
Introduces methods of saving and investing and the concepts of interest, risk, and return; lessons focus on strategies for making sound financial decisions.
Bartering
Recommended for grades 4 and up
Shows how and why the practice of bartering began and how it continues to be used today. Lessons illustrate the concept of barter and why money is a more efficient system of exchange.
What Is the Fed?
Recommended for grades 4 and up
Explains the daily functions and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System and learn how it works to prevent financial crises.
The Road to the Fed
Recommended for high school and adult audiences
Gives a historical perspective on the Federal Reserve System and its importance in our economy. Lessons focus on the system’s purpose, historical roots, and current structure.