Learn some history using coins!

April 25th, 2019 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Thursday, April 25, 2019, and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

U.S. Mint – History

(www.usmint.gov/learn/history)

Age Range: 7-18 (Grades 2-12, with parental supervision)

 

The U.S. Mint is over 225 years old! Learn about the history of coins and coin-making from this site.

When you get to the site, you can read a brief history of the Mint. Then for more details, choose from the following: 

  • History Overview
  • Mint Timeline
  • Coin Production
  • Historical Documents
  • History of U.S. Circulating Coins
  • Former Mint Directors

There are also 4 videos: “Then and Now” showing what coin making was like in 1940. And there are 3 more videos to learn about the U.S. Mint in San Francisco.

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