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July 2000

Making $cents of Money
http://library.thinkquest.org/J003358F
GRADE LEVEL: 3-8

CONTENT:
This ThinkQuest Jr. entry deals with the history of money in the United States.

AESTHETICS:
Making $cents of Money has a simple layout with cute, child friendly graphics.

ORGANIZATION:
The site links are organized into a table of contents on the front page. Internal links are text-based and easily navigated.

REVIEW:
Take a tour with Penny, Bill, and Dollar to learn all about the history of money in the United States. Students can follow the dialog of Penny and Bill; read articles by students on making money, counterfeiting, banks, and interest; or learn a little money trivia. Be sure to check out the designer dough and go on the money scavenger hunt. For those hard to understand words, try the online glossary.

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