United States Mint - Educator Resoures
The goal of the U.S. Mint Educators site is to enrich the education of your young charges with the charisma of coins. That's what the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site and the Education pages are all about. They're a treasure trove of educational riches. These sections of usmint.gov have sought to "enrich the Internet as a tool for teaching and learning" since 1999. As we discover the hidden stories behind our coins, we can develop a fascination that can last a lifetime.
Coin enthusiasts, school teachers, and parents across the country and around the world are linked to the United States Mint through usmint.gov. Much information about past, present, and future coins is available here with just a few clicks.
Parents can be sure that great care has been taken to make usmint.gov a safe place for children. Educators of all kinds can find information and teaching tools in abundance here, including lesson plans and classroom ideas created by teachers. And kids of all ages can enjoy the site's games, activities, and historic research opportunities.