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Can You Make a Penny Float?

September 27, 2017 - Do you know how to make a penny float in water? Use the instructions below to see if you can figure it out! Hint: it’s all about density. Find classroom instructions and the solution to this experiment on the Can...

Lessons That Make Cents

January 15, 2020 - New Year, New Resources! Ring in the new decade with coins! Did you know that coins are an easy and fun way to teach science, math, art, geography, and history? Check out our 400+ free lesson plans and education resources,...

Inside the Denver Mint: The Millionaire Calculating Machine

August 22, 2017 - August 22, 2017 If you visit the Denver Mint, you might meet a millionaire. But this millionaire isn’t a person, and it’s not a coin, either. It’s an object you might use every day in school or as an application...

Mint Minute Video

June 27, 2017 - What does the U.S. Mint do? Alexander Hamilton is here to tell you all about it! In short: the Mint makes coins, up to 28 billion in a year. Coins serve many purposes, from making change at a cash register, to the...

United States Mint Releases “How Coins are Made…For Kids!” Video

March 22, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint today released its latest educational video, “How Coins Are Made…For Kids!” on the organization’s YouTube channel. The video features a mix of animations and live action footage and makes learning the basics of U.S....

United States Mint to Celebrate National Coin Week

April 5, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint today announced activities on its website in support of National Coin Week April 17-23, 2016. The free, downloadable content is available to educators and youth organizations interested in learning about U.S. coins.  Free lesson...

United States Mint to Release New Coin Collecting Set December 16

December 9, 2014 - WASHINGTON — Sales will open for the new Coin Discovery Set – An Introduction to Coin Collecting (product code YC1) on Dec. 16 at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST). Priced at $24.95, the set includes three 2014 Kennedy half–dollars in...