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Metal Composition & the U.S. Mint

Pupils study the meaning, symbolism, and value of U.S. coins, especially the quarter. Theyresearch why in 1965 the U.S. Mint decided to change the metal composition of the quarter to copper coated with nickel. In addition, they perform an experiment, record and discuss their results

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 11th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Included Materials
  • Vocabulary