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.

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  • Museum of the Cherokee Indian: Official site of the museum of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina.
  • Mountain Gateway Museum: A trip to the Mountain Gateway Museum in Old Fort gives students a look into the past and helps them understand the importance of preserving local and regional history.
  • The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History: This regional museum strives to collect, preserve, and interpret the natural, historic and artistic heritage of this "back country region at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains."

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"The Indian Museum of the Carolinas seeks to increase public awareness of past and present native cultures and to further research archaeology in North and South Carolina. Emphasis is placed on the early Indians of the southeastern United States including the Cherokee, Coharie, Tuscarora, Waccamaw-Siouan, Catawba, and Lumbee, although exhibits feature artifacts and information from other parts of the country and Mesoamerica. The permanent collection contains over 200,000 artifacts, some more than 10,000 years old, and features pottery, tools and weapons, jewelry and costume, a dugout canoe, and contemporary art."

The museum is located at 607 Turnpike Road in Laurinburg. The telephone number is (910) 276-5880. Admission is free.

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