Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

See the United State’s economy come to life at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Group will be led by an economic education specialist as they learn about the three main functions of the Fed, as well as their role in the growth of living standards and price stability. Understand how innovations benefit individuals and society. Exhibits allow learners to see how their choices affect the market economy, and how the economy affects their choices! Groups will even be able to role-play as buyers and sellers to help them understand how prices are set in the market. 
 
Contact Info:
Address: 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, VA, 23219. Henrico County. Tel: 804-697-8000. Web: www.thefedexperience.org. Email: thefedexperience@rich.frb.org. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-4PM. 
 
Trip Info:
Grade Level: 5th-9th. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Free. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies, Mathematics.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Citizenship, Life Skills.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Tours Lesson Plan

A sightseeing tour can provide your youth group with an opportunity to see entire cities in a short amount of time and learn about many aspects of that city such as, architecture, history, geography, and culture. Students gain knowledge about specific places they’ve toured through a variety of activities. ... Continue