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During the past month, new information and activities have been added to the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.  To help you learn "What’s New for You," we’ve listed and linked these features below.

Back to School

Enliven and enrich your classroom this new school year:  incorporate free features from the United States Mint. 

Our Back to School 2014 page includes coin-centric lesson plans and lots of teacher resources and student activities for grades K through 12.

Get Our Newsletter

Prepare for the upcoming school year by signing up for our Lessons that Make Cents e-newsletter through the Teachers’ Network.  It’s a great way to keep abreast of the newest features and resources on the site.

Lewis & Clark Birthdays

The birthdays of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were both in August.  Clark was born on August 1, 1770, and Lewis on August 18, 1774. 

Expand your students’ knowledge of the Louisiana Purchase, Native American cultures, and more by exploring the Westward Journey Nickel Series lesson plans for grades K through 12.

Coin of the Month

Image shows the front of the Hoover Presidential $1 Coin. Introduce your students to Herbert Hoover, our 31st President. Goldie presents this Presidential $1 Coin as the August Coin of the Month.

August 2014    

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Teacher Feature

Related to:  August Coin
of the Month
Curricular Areas:  Social Studies, Language Arts
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