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Lesson Plan

Urban planning and your finances

In this lesson, students have an opportunity to experience the effects of urban growth on their personal finances. The phenomena of urban sprawl, vehicle use, traffic congestion, and population density have distinct effects on personal finances. This lesson will serve as a bridge between urban geography and financial literacy.

  • Grade Level: 9-10
  • Course(s)/Subject(s):

    CGC1D – Issues in Canadian Geography
    CGC1P – Issues in Canadian Geography
    *Also applicable in Economics and Business.


How to open a bank account

5 steps to open a bank account

  • Grade Level: K-2
  • Theme(s): Money basics


Household money activities for kids

Activities and games for kids from pre-school to university

  • Grade Level: K-2
  • Theme(s): Money basics

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