Lesson Plans

A Mass of Pennies

Students will estimate and determine the number of cents (pennies) that are needed to equal the mass of a variety of common objects.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Subject: Science
Coin Type: Cent

Can You Find the Difference?

Students will create their own balance to determine a difference in the weight (and composition) of cents made in different years.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Subject: Science
Coin Type: Cent

Coin Battery

Students will explore basic principles of electricity and will create their own battery.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Subject: Science
Coin Types: Cent, Dime