I use this activity as a web-quest/online scavenger hunt. This can be completed during class or as a take-home activity. I have used it several times as an extra-credit option (to be taken home), where each answer is worth half a point making the full activity worth 20 extra points.
Students access the Federal Reserve website and tour through 16 sections to fill-in-the-blanks with answers. This activity leads to a discussion of the creation of the Federal Reserve and evolution of money.
***There is also an activity in my store that can be used prior to this one that is similar to a pop quiz about paper money that is in production currently. ("Do You Know Your Money?")
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