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North Carolina thinking skills
Model of thinking skills adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in 1994. Lists seven levels of thinking skills from simplest to most complex: knowledge, organizing, applying, analyzing, generating, integrating, and evaluating.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction administers the policies adopted by the State Board of Education and offers instructional, financial, technological, and personnel support to all public school systems in the state.

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Measuring turbidity
In this video, Christine Muth of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics demonstrates how to measure turbidity, the lack of clarity of a sample of water.
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Hurricane Floyd
Animation of satellite images shows the path of Hurricane Floyd across eastern North Carolina, September 15–16, 1999. Date and time of each frame is stamped at the bottom.
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Finding best practice resources using the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards
This video demonstrates how to find best practice resources that are aligned to the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards on the LEARN NC website. For best viewing, use full-screen mode, which you can turn on with the button to the left of the volume...
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Measuring pH
In this video, Christine Muth of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics demonstrates how to measure pH of a water sample using two types of pH paper.
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Digging and screening plowed soil
Video of students digging and screening plowed soil at an archaeological dig at Occaneechi Town, near Hillsborough, North Carolina.
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Students waterscreen soil from an archaeological feature
Video of students waterscreening soil from an archaeological feature at Occaneechi Town, near Hillsborough, North Carolina.
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Troweling the subsoil surface
Video of students troweling the subsoil surface at an archaeological dig at Occaneechi Town, near Hillsborough, North Carolina.
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Firing an 18th-century cannon
Reenactors fire an eighteenth-century cannon at Alamance Battleground. The cannon is typical of the artillery used by Governor Tryon's troops during the Battle of Alamance in 1771.
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Students excavate a refuse-filled pit at Occaneechi Town
Video of students excavating a refuse-filled pit at an archaeological dig at Occaneechi Town, near Hillsborough, North Carolina.
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Outer Banks English
An excerpt about the dialect of the North Carolina Outer Banks from the documentary Voices of North Carolina, produced by Neal Hutcheson and the North Carolina Language and Life Project. This video is one in a series that also includes:
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Measuring total dissolved solids
In this video, Christine Muth of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics demonstrates how to measure the total dissolved solids of a water sample using a Vernier conductivity probe.
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Spanish and English in the American South
Excerpt about Spanish and Hispanic English trends in the South from the documentary Voices of North Carolina, produced by Neal Hutcheson and the North Carolina Language and Life Project. This video is one in a series that also includes:
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Dialect in Southern cities
Excerpt about Charlotte, North Carolina, and language trends in southern cities from the documentary Voices of North Carolina, produced by Neal Hutcheson and the North Carolina Language and Life Project. This video is one in a series that also...
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Civil War reenactment: Uniforms
A reenactor portraying a Union cavalry officer explains some of the many uniforms worn by soldiers in the Civil War.
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Learning with the World: Global Languages in North Carolina — Russian
This video on critical language education in North Carolina is part of a series from UNC-TV called "Learning with the World: Global Languages in North Carolina." The episode focuses on Russian immersion and briefly features North Carolina educators and students....
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Learning with the World: Global Languages in North Carolina — Japanese
This video on critical language education in North Carolina is part of a series from UNC-TV called "Learning with the World: Global Languages in North Carolina." The episode focuses on Japanese immersion and briefly features North Carolina educators and students....
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Civil War reenactment: Firing a musket
Reenactors portraying Union soldiers in the Civil War demonstrate the firing of a musket.
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Learning with the World: Global Languages in North Carolina — Arabic
This video is the the second story in a series from UNC-TV about critical languages in North Carolina called "Learning with the World: Global Languages in North Carolina." The presentation’s focus is on Arabic language programs in North Carolina schools,...
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Lumbee English 2
Second of two sets of excerpts about Lumbee English and Lumbee identity from the documentary film Indian by Birth: The Lumbee Dialect, produced by Neal Hutcheson and the North Carolina Language and Life Project. For more excerpts from Indian...
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Writing with a quill pen
A reenactor demonstrates how American colonists wrote, using dip pens and ink.
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