A game that teaches U.S. geography is the latest educational launch from the U.S. Mint. “Map Mania,” an online game that leads students through the 50 states, state capitals, the America the Beautiful quarter and the 50 state quarter programs, debuted Dec. 2.
Map Mania is one of 12 free educational games on the Mint’s Kids Site, which was recently named a finalist for the Best Public Education Website in the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) Excellence in Currency 2019 Coin Awards.
Other games include:
Gold Rush: Pan for gold while learning historical facts about the Gold Rush in San Francisco.
Hoop and Darts: Throw darts at a hoop in this traditional Native American game.
Coin Memory Match: Match the designs of quarters featuring U.S. national parks.
Coin Flip: Unlock new and classic coins while learning about probability and percentages.
Counting with Coins: Identify coins and solve basic math problems in a grocery store setting.
The Kids Site also features a digital library of U.S. coins and coin programs, educational videos, 100-plus free printable coin coloring pages and hundreds of free online K-12 lesson plans. To request free educational resources, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To play the game, click here.