Let’s Investigate Coins! Debra Darnutzer EDTC 660
Table of Contents Click on any coin, President, or the arrow below.
All coins have a President on them. Click to hear “Hail to the Chief”.
A penny is worth • 1 cent. • A penny is made of copper. • The statue of liberty is made of copper, too.
Will a penny be attracted to a magnet? Yes No
Sorry! A magnet does not attract any coins.
Where can you visit the Statue of Liberty? New York Chicago
Sorry! The Statue of Liberty is in New York City .
Abraham Lincoln is on the head side. • The Lincoln Memorial is on the tail side.
Lincoln was our 16th President. • He worked hard to end slavery.
What President helped to put an end to slavery?
Sorry! Washington used slaves to work on his plantation.
Where were slaves taken from? Asia Africa Click to hear a hint.
Sorry! Slaves were taken by force from Africa.
A nickel is worth 5 cents. • Thomas Jefferson is on the head side.
Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. • This told of our wish to be free from England. Click to hear “Yankee Doodle”.
A dime is worth 10 cents. • Franklin Roosevelt is on the head side. Click to hear President Roosevelt.
Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Click to hear a WWII plane. • He helped our country through World War II.
A quarter is worth 25 cents. • George Washington is on the head side.
Which coin is not made of silver?
Sorry! The quarter and the dime are both made of silver.
Which President is called the Father of our country?
Sorry! Washington was called the father of our country.
We fought a war with England. • Washington helped us win our freedom. Click to hear “The Star Spangled Banner”.
How many stars were on our first flag? 13 50 Click to hear “You’re a Grand Ole Flag”.
Sorry! Count again. There were 13 stars on it.
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