Metal Composition & the U.S. Mint

Students 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

9th - 11th Science 5 Views 2 Downloads
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