Learning Links for Dissecting the Dollar
on the Dollar?
This is an easy reference for getting the definitions of the three
Latin phrases used on the dollar bill.
Source: The Great Seal Preliminary Design Committees
Everything youd ever want to know about our nations
Great Seal and more.
Source: The Great Seal Preliminary
Count on PBS to bring you this creative approach to learning
about our nations currency. Learn about the history of currency,
the stock market, dollars by design, and view different designs
of the dollar bill from students across the country.
Source: PBS Online
Learn the history of currency, characteristics of U.S. paper money,
security features, and how to detect counterfeit money.
Source: U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Department
Money for Kids
A special version just for the little guys, this page has links
to Government websites designed especially for kids. Visit the
White House, U.S. Mint, Bureau of Engraving & Printing, FirstGov,
Saving Bonds, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Learn more about the history, structure, monetary policy, banking
supervision, and financial services of the Federal Reserve Today.
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Take a tour of the showcase of bills, tour exhibits by era from
our nations independence to the world standard, money issues,
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
of Making Money
Check out the anatomy of a bill, history of money, bogus bill,
resources, and even a Teachers Guide and schedule of upcoming
programs related to this topic.
Source: NOVA, PBS Online
Theres plenty to do and see at the Money Central Station.
For ages 9-13 theres the Treasure Dome and for ages 5-8
visit Bucky Fair. Play games and laugh at the cool sound effects.
This is a game where you try and get as much money in your piggy
bank as possible by figuring out the correct change. Choose a
difficulty level and go!
Source: Family Education Network, Inc.
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