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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Franklin Institute Educational Hotlists
Organized lists of quality Web resources that are useful in teaching students about science. (Learn more)
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Provided by: Franklin Institute
Interactives: Annenberg Media
This site provides a number of interactive learning modules for students in the curriculum areas of math, language, history, science, and art. (Learn more)
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Provided by: Annenberg Media
Mount St. Helens
Sponsored by the United States Geologic Service this website provides comprehensive scientific and historic information about the Mt. Saint Helens volcano and past eruption. The site includes abundant images of the volcano area. User friendly and easy to navigate (Learn more)
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Provided by: U.S. Geoglogical Survey
Museum of Science and Industry
"Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, one of the largest science museums in the world, is home to more than 35,000 artifacts and nearly 14 acres of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity." (Learn more)
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Provided by: Museum of Science and Industry
NASA Earth Observatory
This website sponsored by NASA from NASA. features current and evolvong information and resources about the condition and state of land, oceans, atmosphere, energy, and life on planet Earth. (Learn more)
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Provided by: NASA