Money Mayhem – from eBook

Today’s lesson covered USA currency, how a cylinder can be sliced like coins in a roll, and using magnification factors (multiplication) to view different coins and bills. The nature of bills based on their height, width, and value became practice at mathematical charting. The children were asked how a blind person might get around bills being the same size. As time allowed, we tried two methods of cleaning pennies. More about copper coin experiments can be found at

Primary aims were to

-Study value and details

-Abstract concept development

-Apply sensory experiences to numeracy 

Money Mayhem – from eBook

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