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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OWLS was established in 1988 in response to a need for a facility where all species of injured, sick, and orphaned native wild animals could be cared for in a compassionate and professional manner. An OWLS educational program emphasizes local wildlife, ecology, adaptations for survival, human interaction, and local/national environmental issues effecting wildlife. The program includes a slide presentation addressing these issues, including some of OWLS’ past patients and their histories, hands-on activities with touch displays, and an introduction to one or more resident animals. Call the shelter at (252) 240-1200 to find rates for the tour. OWLS is located at 100 Wildlife Way, Newport, NC 28570.

Also see: Environmental Education Centers in North Carolina, Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter

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