What is cryptocurrency?

Published / Updated on

PLEASE NOTE: This guide was originally written in French. If you are using the English version of our site, you will see an automatic translation. You can change the language from the menu in the site header or see our English language guides here.

Have your students ever heard of cryptocurrency, a type of currency that has been the subject of much conversation over the past few years? What do they know? As long as you discuss it with them, here are some ideas for activities to do around this subject, in French and in mathematics!

Find activities...

Use the search engine

Search by keyword, level, area of learning, discipline and dimension of digital competence.

Let yourself be inspired...

Back to the SCOOP! homepage

Browse the latest resource and activity guides and find those that are still current.

Add to favorites (0)

Cryptocurrency has been the subject of many conversations over the past few years. Indeed, this form of virtual money raises several questions such as: 

How will we pay in the future? Will paper money continue to exist? 

In fact, virtual currency, like the Bitcoin, allows you to make transactions without an intermediary, so without going through a bank or a cash register. Money is not real: you cannot take a cryptocurrency coin in your hands! In order to better understand what all this consists of, the advantages as well as the dangers related to such transactions, here is an episode of update from ICI Radio-Canada.

Bitcoin Icons gratuit

Have your students ever heard of this type of currency? What do they know? Here are some ideas for activities around this subject!

 

Suggested Activities

To get all the activity suggestions for teachers, you must subscribe to the Teacher or School version guides!


Picture : Unsplash

SCOOP! this is...
 

Designed to fill short periods or inspire larger projects, the activities offered in the SCOOP! allow the teacher to approach the subject matter in the program in addition to developing the information literacy and digital skills of the students.

You are browsing in guest mode!

Subscribe or to hide ads and see lesson activities!

Don't miss new guides

Receive an email alert (in French) when something new is published on SCOOP! :

Planning with SCOOP!

Other SCOOP! resource and activity guides to explore