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Royal Australian Mint

Introduction

The Royal Australian Mint, located in Canberra, is a prescribed agency within the Commonwealth Government portfolio of the Treasury. The Mint has been operating since 1965 and is the sole supplier of Australia’s circulating coinage.

Following is the Royal Australian Mint education material posted on FTfs.

Themed curriculum support resources

Program & Contributor Student Level

Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary) – Royal Australian Mint

Explores Australian coins, their value and how they are made.

Facts for students, a unit of work, extra cross-curricular lesson ideas, student activity sheets and extra resources including a ‘Titan Heavy Lifter’ video and a photo gallery.

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

GO Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary) – Themed curriculum support resources

Investigating Australian Coins (primary/middle years) – Royal Australian Mint

Explores the interesting history of Australian coins, the changeover to decimal currency and how coins are made.

Facts for students, units of work (by year level), cross-curricular lesson ideas, student activity sheets and extra resources including a ‘Titan Heavy Lifter’ video and a photo gallery.

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

GO Investigating Australian Coins (primary/middle years) – Themed curriculum support resources

Student interactives

Student LevelPlays On Interactive
  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years
  • PC
  • Mac
  • IWB

Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary): Titan Heavy Lifter

Play Titan Heavy Lifter

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years
  • PC
  • Mac
  • IWB

Investigating Australian Coins (primary/middle years): How our coins are made

Play How our coins are made

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years
  • PC
  • Mac
  • IWB

Investigating Australian Coins (primary/middle years): Investigating Australian Coins Board Game

Play Investigating Australian Coins Board Game

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years
  • PC
  • Mac
  • IWB

Investigating Australian Coins (primary/middle years): Our Coin History Multiple Choice Quiz

Play Our Coin History Multiple Choice Quiz

Request free mailed resources

Resource/s Student Level

Royal Australian Mint education packs/resources

From time to time the Mint offers FREE education packs/resources to teachers (and their students) upon request.

If you would like to receive future FREE Mint education packs/resources, simply complete the order form on this website and you will be included on the mailing list.

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Order Royal Australian Mint – Request free mailed resources

Fun student activities

TopicStudent Level

Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary)

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

GO Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary) – Fun student activities

Investigating Australian Coins (primary/middle years)

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

GO Investigating Australian Coins (primary/middle years) – Fun student activities

Education websites

Website

Investigating Australian Coins

Resource materials to educate about the history of Australia’s coins, their value and how they are made. Included are curriculum appropriate units of work, lesson ideas, student work sheets and fun interactives for lower primary, primary and middle years teachers and students.

Note: Resources can also be found in Themed curriculum support resources on this website.

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