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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

Mount Hood National Forest Quarter

Join Nero as he investigates December’s Coin of the Month, the Mount Hood National Forest quarter. Mount Hood is the fifth and final 2010 coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. Visit the December Coin of the Month page to learn more about the coin and the national site it commemorates.

Quarter Lesson Plans

The America the Beautiful Quarters® Program lesson plans are free and ready for you to use in your classroom!

Games Center

Have you checked out our Games Center? This page guides you on how to use H.I.P. Pocket Change games as teaching tools. From coin identification, to problem solving, to fast recall, our collection of games will serve you well as a lesson plan supplement or as a stand-alone class activity for your students!

Financial Literacy

The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change Web site is all about coins, and taking a close look at coins can help a youngster begin to grow into a fiscally responsible adult! Check out some of this site’s fun activities and lesson plans that promote basic economic understanding.

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Teacher Feature

Related to: December Coin of the Month
Curricular Areas: Science
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