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Escape from the Barter Islands

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Title
Escape from the Barter Islands
Reserve Bank
Cleveland

Summary

Why do we have money? Think about a dollar bill: If you’re hungry, you can't eat it; in a rainstorm, it won't keep you dry. But you can trade it for an apple or an umbrella. If you lived in a world without money, how would you get the things you want and need?

Additional Information

Types
Online Tool
Game

Topic
Money

Target Audience
Students

Grade Level
5-8

Keywords
money , barter , trade

Education Standards
English Language Arts - Literacy Standards
History and Social Studies
National JumpStart Standards in Personal Financial Education
Financial Decision Making
National Standards for Financial Literacy
Buying Goods and Services
Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics
Standard 11 - Money and Inflation
Standard 5 - Trade
Standard 1 - Scarcity