K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

LEARN NC was a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provided lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Learn NC is no longer supported by the School of Education – this is a historical archive of their website.

World War II on the home front: Rationing

Victory gardens

People could avoid the limits imposed by rationing — and save food for soldiers — by planting “victory gardens.” Some 20 million Americans planted gardens in their backyards, in empty lots, and on the rooftops of city buildings.

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