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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Building Big
Uses a variety of challenges and activities including simulations, building challenges, and interviews to support information that makes the story of the world's engineering wonders understandable. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: PBS by WGBH Boston
Franklin Institute Educational Hotlists
Organized lists of quality Web resources that are useful in teaching students about science. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: Franklin Institute
NASA's Quest Project
NasaQuest includes chat and webcast sessions to put students in touch with the current efforts in space science. NASA Quest is an excellent site for teachers and media specialists working to integrate information and technology skills into their curriculum.... (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: NASA