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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.

Coin of the Month

July’s Coin of the Month is the 2008 American Eagle platinum bullion coin. A bullion coin is a coin that is valued by its weight in a specific precious metal.

You can find out more about the platinum bullion coin on the July Coin of the Month page.

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Independence Day Page

Help your students make Independence Day a day to remember!  Just direct them to the info and quizzes on the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change Independence Day page!

New Lesson Plans

The America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program lesson plans are ready for you to use in your classroom!  The new interactive format is easier to read and customize for students.  The plans also integrate technology into the core curriculum, which supports national education technology standards--models for 21st century learning.

The new lesson plans for the America the Beautiful Quarters are designed for grades K through 12 and are available online for free!

Making Cents

The summer issue of Making Cents, the “quarterly” e-newsletter has arrived! See what’s new this summer and solve the new summer puzzle!

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Teacher Feature

Related to:  July Coin of the Month
Curricular Areas: Social Studies
Learn about endangered species! Click the title and check it out.

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