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Teacher Lesson Plans

Teachers, use our lesson plans to enhance your students' experience at the exhibit.

We recommend that you use, in conjunction with your visit, one of the six lessons developed by the Reserve Bank’s economic education staff to focus student learning before, during, and after you bring your class to the exhibit.

Select the lesson title below to open the lesson in PDF format.

Available Lesson Plans
Lesson Title Subject Grade Level
What Is Money? icon_pdf (60 KB, 15 pages) Money 3-5
Why Money? icon_pdf (82 KB, 26 pages) Money 6-8
What Is the Federal Reserve?
icon_pdf (1.2 MB, 32 pages)
Federal Reserve 6-8
Monetary Policy icon_pdf (417 KB, 45 pages) Monetary Policy 9-12
Let’s Get Financially Focused!
icon_pdf (146 KB, 35 pages)
Personal Finance 9-12
What Does the Fed Do? icon_pdf (725 KB, 29 pages) Federal Reserve 9-12

Exhibit Hours

The health and safety of everyone who visits the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is our highest priority. Due to ongoing health concerns associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19), and out of an abundance of caution, our Money in Motion exhibit will be closed through the end of March. We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide more information about reopening the exhibit in the weeks ahead.

January and February

Monday–Friday
1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
(Last visitors admitted at 4:00 p.m.)

March through December

Monday–Friday
9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
(Last visitors admitted at 4:00 p.m.)

Closed — Saturday and Sunday

Complete Holiday Schedule

Contact Information

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