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163 resources with the concept pennies

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Penny Cube

For Students 5th Standards
Use volume to count your change. Pupils watch as a cube is filled with stacks of pennies and make an estimate on how many pennies are in the cube. The teacher provides additional information to the class members about the size of the...
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Dolphin Feed

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Gather money with porpoise. Individuals click on a combination of coins and bills to match the displayed amount of money. Each collection feeds a dolphin, and the player that gathers the most correct amounts wins the online game.
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Twenty-nine percent of Americans want to abolish the one-cent coin, which begs the question: Is a penny saved really a penny earned? Scholars read fascinating facts about the history of the penny in preparation for a class debate or...
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For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A barber shop quartette sings a jolly song about coins. Each singer—dressed as coin—describes its name, value, and the president featured. 
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Random Sampling

For Teachers 7th Standards
Sample pennies to gain an understanding of their ages. The 16th installment of a 25-part series requires groups to collect samples from a jar of pennies. Pupils compare the distribution of their samples with the distribution of the...
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Travis the Train Coin Songs

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Travis the Train is hauling pennies this time. Kids sing the captions as they view the face side then the back side of a shiny new penny, and then the face and back of a tarnished penny.
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Penny Science

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
A penny can be a much more valuable teaching tool that you might think. Whether you are teaching about chemical reactions, surface tension, the behavior of gases, or are just looking for engaging activities for early finishers, this...
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Mixed Tables

For Students 3rd - 4th
How many pennies does each person get? There are four visual division problems for young mathematicians to solve, and they divide 12 pennies among a set of people for each. They draw the coins above each recipient and then write the...
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Counting Money

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Money is always a source of interest for young mathematicians, so utilize their engagement by adding up coin values. For each set of coins (quarter, dime, nickel, and penny) scholars count up and write the total. The example has them...
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Adding Money

For Students 1st - 2nd
Show young economists that adding money is just like adding the numbers they are used to. They complete two addition tables, adding monetary values under 50 cents. There are a couple done for them to give guidance, but learners must...
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The Value of Coins

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
How much is a penny, nickel, dime, and quarter worth? Learners count and make various coin variations that equal a given denomination. Each slide contains images and explanations on how one should count coins to add them up.
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Counting with Base - Ten Models

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Help your kids develop strategies for counting. In this base-ten lesson plan, learners use matching cards, base 10 blocks, and dry erase markers and boards to examine the base 10 counting system.
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Money Match

For Teachers 2nd
Playing a game can be educational, pupils use this matching activity to identify coins and their values. This is a great way to have learners practice their money sense.
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Relating Pennies to Nickels, Dimes, and Quarters

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Stace-face shows students how different coins relate to each other in the context of a dollar. She uses her handy cheat sheet to help her out. This video may be confusing for some students depending on their math competency level....
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Money Matters - An Introduction to the Penny

For Teachers Pre-K
This very basic presentation on the penny would be ideal for Pre-K learners. In it, they discover the basic facts about the penny: how much it's worth, what it's made of, which President's face is on the front, and what building is shown...
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Addition with Pennies

For Students K - 2nd
In this addition activity, students add pennies together that represent one digit numbers. Students complete 9 addition with pennies problems.
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Addition with Pennies

For Students K - 2nd
In this addition worksheet, students add pennies together that represent one digit numbers. Students complete 9 addition with pennies problems.
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Dollars and Cents Word Problems

For Students 1st - 2nd
Explore money math with these addition and subtraction word problems. Learners solve three scenarios, each of which is illustrated for visual learners. They use knowledge of different types of US currency to determine how much money is...
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Totals to 10

For Teachers K - 2nd
Counting money can be a fun skill to master. Kids count a variety of penny combinations arriving at totals up to 10. Each slide contains a different amount and can be used in a variety of ways. For example, kids can add the value on each...
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Coin Comparison Worksheet

For Students K - 1st
Use this one-page worksheet to assess young learners’ ability to correctly compare a series of coins. Each problem asks counters to indicate with the correct symbol whether the total value of the coins in the left column is greater than,...
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Penny Pushing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use an Excel spreadsheet to show them how to enter the amount of pennies they bring each week to school for a fundraising project. They count their pennies each Friday and enter the total amount in the correct columns. In...
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For Students 2nd
In this money worksheet, 2nd graders solve and complete 4 different problems that include counting money and using algebra problems. First, they build a table to help them in responding to each of the algebra problems. Then, students...
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Introduction to Money

For Teachers 2nd
As an introduction to money, this quick activity would be a great addition to a lesson on money. The presenation provides an overview of the value of a penny, nickel, and dime. Next, it provides a couple of problems involving counting...
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Money Matters - Introduction to the Penny

For Teachers Pre-K - K
This nicely-designed PowerPoint is meant to teach young students about the penny, and how much pennies are worth. After a warm-up component, students engage in some guided practice problems where they must represent values by using...