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Interesting activity: A person had an interesting idea with a dollar which you might want to try a similar project. Write the school's email(and teacher's name) on a dollar bill asking people that come across the dollar to send along a short email saying how the dollar came into their possession and where they live. You could use this as a geography activity, mapping out where the dollar travels. Read the article at this site:
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