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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

For August’s Coin of the Month, join Flip Yosemite National Park Quarteras he introduces us to the Yosemite National Park quarter. Yosemite National Park is home to Yosemite Falls, which is the highest multilevel waterfall in North America, a total of 739 meters (2,425 feet).

You can find out more about the Yosemite National Park quarter on the August Coin of the Month page.


Have you checked our our free classroom gadgets? Click “Inspiration” for suggestions on how to use them in your classroom!

New Lesson Plans

The America the Beautiful Quarters® Program lesson plans are free and ready for you to use in your classroom! The new interactive format is easier to read and customize for students, and are designed for grades K through 12!

The plans also integrate technology into the core curriculum, which supports national education technology standards—models for 21st century learning.

The America the Beautiful Quarters Program lesson plans are developed by teachers and adhere to national standards. Come and see how you can enliven and enrich your plans for the new school year with FREE and teach your kids’ all about this wonderful new coin program!

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Teacher Feature

Related to:  August Coin of the Month
Curricular Areas: Social Studies, Science
Click the title and check it out.

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