U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more

U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more
U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more
U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more
U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more
U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more
U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more
U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more
U.S. Currency - Money Meets Science (part 8 of 12) materials, experiments & more
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This download includes PART 8 of the 12 resources described below.

These currency lessons are designed to cover all aspects of U.S. currency, from counting and math, to reading comprehension, science and history, to secrets and folding tricks. Each could be taught as a stand-alone lesson, or they could be covered as a unit or series. Enjoy!

1 - Overview of Each Bill & Coin - 20 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to provide students an overview of U.S. coins and bills, including: circulation status, identification of figures on front (with hints), descriptions of images on back, and other fun facts about each coin or bill. This lesson covers: the penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half-dollar, dollar coin, $1 bill, $2 bill, $5 bill, $10 bill, $20 bill, $50 bill, $100 bill, $500 bill, $1,000 bill, $5,000 bill, $10,000 bill, & $100,000 bill. Use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

2 - Explaining Currency Symbols & Features - 18 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to cover visible (and sometimes secret) symbols on U.S. currency, including: serial numbers, dates, and signatures on the front, as well as symbols, mottos, and other hidden elements on the back. The $1 bill is discussed in detail with at least 20 features identified. Use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

3 - Counting with Currency - 25 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to practice counting, comparing, adding and subtracting with money. Slides start easy (e.g. how many quarters are in a dollar, how many nickels are in a dollar) and become more challenging (which pile is greater? How much change is due? Add up to X cents using exactly X number of coins). Use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

4 - Currency Math Riddles - 25 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to work with riddles and find the correct answers from a list. Students are presented with questions such as “What do two Washingtons and a Jefferson equal?” and “What is the lowest number of Lincolns needed to reach $50?” Use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

5 - Currency Quotes - 30 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to analyze famous quotes from figures on currency and match quotes to the correct figure. A quotation appears, along with 4 pieces of currency. Students try to match the quote to the figure, then the answer appears with the click of a button. Use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

6 - Ranking the Greatest Presidents - 21 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to analyze famous quotes from figures on currency and match quotes to the correct figure. A quotation appears, along with 4 pieces of currency. Students try to match the quote to the figure, then the answer appears with the click of a button. Use the guided notes and writing prompt to follow along. Also, use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (Guided Notes and 20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

7 - Currency Nicknames - 25 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to learn, guess and predict the correct nicknames for different types of currency. Some are easy (“fiver”) while others are more difficult (“sawbuck”). Brief backgrounds/explanations are provided as well. Use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

8 - Money Meets Science - 25 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to learn what money is made from, and what happens when certain forces or elements are applied. Links to experiments on YouTube are provided to help with these lessons. Use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

9 - Folding & Tricks - 14 rich, engaging, interactive slides
Use this resource to explore the different ways to fold and manipulate bills. Some are easy, some are funny, some are origami! Use printable coin and bill manipulatives to enhance this lesson with hands-on opportunities. (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

10 - SWAT review game (referencing material from the above-mentioned resources) (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

11 - JEOPARDY! Review game (referencing material from the above-mentioned resources) (20+ pages of play money manipulatives, each coin and bill denomination, are included with this resource)

12 - PLAY MONEY PRINTABLES (offered separately, but also included with each resource download)

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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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