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College of Business

Money Maker$pace

 

Station 1: Saver Tattoos!

Participants will have temporary tattoos applied on each hand — a COB and a saver tattoo of their choice. 

Vocabulary ›

Saving: putting money aside to use in the future.

 

Station 2: Piggy Banks

Participants will paint a piggy bank to hold their savings.

Vocabulary ›

Saving: putting money aside to use in the future.

Station 3: My Money

Participants will take a picture with the $100 bill as background.

Vocabulary ›

Cash: money in the form of coins or bills.

 

Station 4: Help Wanted! Programmer Wanted!

Station 5: Help Wanted! Nurse Wanted!

Participants will role play in the role of a nurse to diagnose their parent/volunteer.  Students will learn about the basic responsibilities of nurses and that one earns income by working.

Vocabulary ›

Nurse: provide care to patients.  They give medicine, treatment and support to their patients. 

Income: payment people earn for the work they do.

Station 6: Help Wanted! Engineer Wanted!

Participants will role play in the role of an engineer by putting together snap circuit designs.  Students will learn about the basic responsibilities of engineers and that one earns income by working.

Vocabulary ›

Engineers: design, build, and maintain engines, machines, or other systems.

Income: payment people earn for the work they do.

 

Station 7: Help Wanted! Scientist Wanted!

Participants will role play in the role of a scientist to make slime.  Students will learn about different types of scientists and that one earns income by working.

Vocabulary ›

Scientist: systematically gathers and uses research and evidence to gain and share understanding and knowledge. 

Income: payment people earn for the work they do.

Station 8: Money Marks

Participants will view coins under a microscope and create rubbings of coins from different countries.

Vocabulary ›

For Mint Mark: P=Philadelphia, D=Denver, S=San Francisco, W=West Point

Station 9: Coin Counter

Participants will estimate the amount of money included in a cup.  Student will add dollar amounts by counting the value of the coins.

Vocabulary ›

Penny (worth 1¢)
Nickel (worth 5¢)
Dime (worth 10¢)
Quarter (worth 25¢)

Estimate: reasonable guess of an actual value.

 

Station 10: Power of Interest

Participants will learn about the time value of money and the power of compound interest using legos.

Vocabulary ›

Present Value: amount you have initially.

Compound Interest: interest you earn on your initial amount and on any prior interest.

Future Value: amount you have in the end.

Time Value of Money: money grows over time due to compound interest.

Station 11: Need or Want

Participants will learn about needs versus wants by sorting bricks.

Vocabulary ›

Needs: something necessary to live and function.

Wants: something that is not necessary but improves the quality of your life.

Station 12: Uncle Sam

Participants will learn about taxes by meeting Uncle Sam.

Vocabulary ›

Income Taxes: money from your earned income that is paid to the government to pay for public goods.

 

Station 13: Care and Share

Participants will learn about charitable giving by donating a portion of their play money to TTU students.

Vocabulary ›

Charitable Giving: the act of giving money or time to others in need.

Station 14: Saving Sense

Station 15: Maker$Mart

 

Station 16: Donation Poster

 

 

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