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Investigation Class Book
This is a cover you can print and have students color, for use with the
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Following are links to Internet resources for students to use while working on the
The U.S. Mint: How Coins Are Made
Do you know what blanking, riddling, and upsetting mean? They mean certain things to the people who make coins. The United States Mint has a description of the coin-making process at their Web site, including explanations of these terms.
You may wish to find pictures and details about currently Circulating Coins, and ask children to state their values.
Do you think you know exactly what a penny looks like? Try this experiment at The Exploratorium Web site and find out if you have both a keen eye and a good memory.
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