Cryptocurrency Activities


In this activity, students will: 

  • Play 10 rounds of buying, selling, and/or holding cryptocurrency in an online arcade game
  • Try to maximize their crypto investing profits to win a class-wide game or in solo mode
  • Learn exactly how volatile crypto can be

DEBATE: Should You Buy Cryptocurrency? (Sp)

In this activity, students will be able to:

  • Identify arguments that support varying viewpoints
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of different arguments
  • Develop a logical argument about whether or not a person should buy cryptocurrency
  • Available in English & Spanish

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PLAY: Secure the Blockchain

In this activity students will be able to: 

  • Simulate the blockchain verification process
  • Explain how blockchain technology helps keep the network secure
  • Explain how miners earn cryptocurrency by contributing to the blockchain network

PLAY: The Bitcoin Rollercoaster

In this activity students will be able to: 

  • Predict how historical events impacted the price of Bitcoin
  • Track Bitcoin's price fluctuations from 2019 through the present
  • Form opinions on whether Bitcoin is a worthwhile investment