The Federal Reserve System has broadened its delivery channels beyond print material to include online learning opportunities. Each of the web pages listed below allows the user to engage in active learning activities that provide enhanced understanding about the respective subject matter.
Fed Trivia: Currency
Learn about and test your knowledge of U.S. currency and coins with this free mobile application for iOS devices.
Pursuit! On the Trail of Economic Growth
Designed for both individual and classroom learning, this entertaining search game makes use of the Economic Adventure web site’s timeline of New England economic history. Players embark on “trails” that explore three different time periods in “pursuit” of answers to questions that show how economic growth occurs.
Show Business: The Economic$ of Entertainment
Show Business is the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s learning activity on economics and the entertainment industry. Our goal is to provide an additional tool for teaching and learning about basic economic concepts. We’ve even managed to sneak in some economic history.
Peanuts & Crackerjacks provides, through a simulated baseball game, an interactive introduction into the economics of professional team sports.
The economic quiz is designed to test your knowledge on various topic of economics, including the Federal Reserve, monetary policy, international economies, fiscal policy, housing, and many others.
Test your knowledge of U.S. currency.
Economic education resources for K-12 teachers and the public.
England Economic Adventure - www.economicadventure.org
EconomicAdventure.org is a multi-layered education resource for teachers, students, and the general public. The goal is to promote understanding of key economic concepts, including standard of living, economic growth, and rising labor productivity, using examples from New England's own unique history.