With 16 exhibit stations and six lessons to focus student learning, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s “Money in Motion” exhibit offers teachers, students, and the general public an interactive venue through which they can learn more about money, banking, and the Federal Reserve System. Just steps from the National Constitution Center, Independence Hall, and the Liberty Bell, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is conveniently located to make it one of the stops on any class visit to Independence Mall.
Philadelphia, the home to the first and the second Bank of the United States, was the center of American banking and finance through much of the nation’s formative years. That’s one of the reasons the Philadelphia Fed is eager to teach students, teachers, and the general public about our nation’s financial history through the “Money in Motion” exhibit.
The following represents only a little bit of what students can learn, see, and do during a visit to the exhibit:
Read more in this issue of Intersections about the “Money and Motion” exhibit, the six lessons designed by economic education specialists to focus student learning in the exhibit, and how to visit the exhibit with your students.