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Science Fun for Everyone
No need to go anywhere, Science Fun for Everyone will come to your classroom with hands-on, science-related experiments that make learning fun!
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Averasboro Civil War Battlefield
Located on N.C. 82, 3 miles east of the town of Erwin, this battlefield museum has artifacts and information about the Civil War Battle of Averasboro.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Connecting with community through oral history
In Oral history in the classroom, page 5
Through interviews and photographs, Harnett County students learn about their community's agricultural past.
Format: article
By Jean Sweeney Shawver.
The Cape Fear River in Raven Rock State Park
The Cape Fear River in Raven Rock State Park
This is the Cape Fear River in Raven Rock State Park in Harnett County, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Teaching about North Carolina American Indians
This web edition is drawn from a teachers institute curriculum enrichment project on North Carolina American Indian Studies conducted by the North Carolina Humanities Council. Resources include best practices for teaching about American Indians, suggestions for curriculum integration, webliographies, and lesson plans about North Carolina American Indians.
Format: book (multiple pages)
A barn in Lillington, NC
A barn in Lillington, NC
This is a barn in Lillington, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
ACE - Agapé Center for Environmental Education
The ACE Education program is a carefully developed and integrated program designed to meet goals for science and social studies set forth by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (Standard Course of Study). The Center's activities...
Format: article/field trip opportunity
General William C. Lee Airborne Museum
Located in his former home in Dunn, North Carolina, this museum highlights the life and accomplishments of General William Lee.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
A staircase on a trail in Raven Rock State Park
A staircase on a trail in Raven Rock State Park
This is a staircase in Raven Rock State Park in Lillington, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
North Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina during the Civil War and Reconstruction (1860–1876). Topics include debates over secession, battles and strategies, the war in North Carolina, the soldier's experience, the home front, freedom and civil rights for former slaves, Reconstruction, and the "redemption" of the state by conservatives.
Format: book (multiple pages)
View of the Cape Fear River from Raven Rock in Lillington, NC
View of the Cape Fear River from Raven Rock in Lillington, NC
This is the Cape Fear River as seen from Raven Rock in Raven Rock State Park. The park is located in Lillington, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
North Carolina History: A Sampler
A sample of the more than 800 pages of our digital textbook for North Carolina history, including background readings, various kinds of primary sources, and multimedia. Also includes an overview of the textbook and how to use it.
Format: (multiple pages)
Raven Rock State Park
Located along the fall zone where the Piedmont becomes the Sand Hills, Raven Rock State Park "is a testament to the forces that have shaped the land."
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Paul Green
In The Great Depression and World War II, page 3.9
Biography of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.
Format: biography
Effects of civic action
In this lesson, secondary students will analyze primary source materials to investigate how 4-H clubs made an impact on the home front in completing projects that supported the war effort during World War II. This lesson should be taught at the end of a World War II unit.
Format: lesson plan (grade 8–12 Social Studies)
By Pauline S. Johnson.
U.S. House of Representatives
In Election 2008, page 2.4
There are 13 congressional districts in North Carolina. A map of North Carolina's congressional districts is available from...
U.S. House of Representatives
There are 13 congressional districts in North Carolina. A map of North Carolina's congressional districts is available from...
U.S. House of Representatives
In Election 2012, page 2.4
There are 13 congressional districts in North Carolina. The North Carolina General Assembly's representation page lets you look up your district by voter registration,...
Format: bibliography
A timeline of North Carolina colleges and universities, 1865–1900
In North Carolina in the New South, page 4.1
Timeline of colleges and universities founded in North Carolina between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century.
Format: timeline
By Jill Molloy.
"Where Home Used to Be"
In North Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction, page 7.8
In North Carolina History: A Sampler, page 3.6
Letter from 16 year-old Janie Smith, whose family home was used as a Confederate hospital during the Battle of Averasboro. She describes the effects of Sherman's March, the battle, and its aftermath. Includes historical commentary.
Format: letter/primary source
Commentary and sidebar notes by L. Maren Wood.