What are Quarters Made of?

Students study the meaning, symbolism, and value of U.S. coins, especially the quarter. They l research why in 1965 the U.S. Mint decided to change the metal composition of the quarter to copper coated with zinc. In addition, they perform an experiment in which they record and discuss their observations.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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