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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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Postcard from the 1912 North Carolina State Fair
Postcard from the 1912 North Carolina State Fair
Advertisement postcard showing a railroad car carrying two giant apples. The card also reads, "E.F.; McRae, Pres.," "Jos. E. Pogue, Sec'y," "Oct. 14-19, 1912," and "A.T. & S.F. RY. 2010."
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Preface
This page is a preface to the unit "Coastal processes and conflicts: North Carolina's Outer Banks."
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By Stanley R. Riggs, Dorothea Ames, and Karen Dawkins.
C. C. Spaulding
C. C. Spaulding
Portrait of C.C. Spaulding at age 30. Spaulding was originally the general manager and later the president of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company.
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North Carolina counties, 1840
North Carolina counties, 1840
Map of North Carolina counties as their borders were drawn (roughly) in 1840.
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Letter of March 31, 1939
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 1.3
Taylorsville, N.C., March 31, 1939. Mr. Sherlock Bronson Richmond, Virginia Dear Mr. Bronson: I am deeply grateful to you and to all others who have made it possible for us to carry on this work, The Stringing of Tobacco Bags, in our county. It is our greatest...
The University of North Carolina opens
In North Carolina in the New Nation, page 5.6
The University of North Carolina held its opening ceremony on January 15, 1795, and soon after became the first state university to enroll students.
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African American school, Forsyth County
African American school, Forsyth County
Circa 1870 photo of the first school for African Americans in Forsyth County. The school was built near Salem in 1867 on Moravian lands south of Salem Creek.
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Textile mills in North Carolina, 1896
Textile mills in North Carolina, 1896
Map shows locations of North Carolina cotton and woolen mills, 1896. Counties are drawn with present-day boundaries for reference.
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Fall in Greenville, North Carolina
Fall in Greenville, North Carolina
Heavy clouds hang over a rural roadside in Pitt County, North Carolina.
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Historic Rosedale Plantation
Located a few miles from the center of downtown Charlotte, the Rosedale Plantation is a good representation of plantation life in Piedmont North Carolina.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Street scene near bus station in Durham, North Carolina
Street scene near bus station in Durham, North Carolina
Three white women approach a building with a sign "Southern Dairies Ice Cream." The entrance they are approaching is labeled "White Ladies Only."
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Defending the shoreline
In Evidence of rising sea level: Coastal erosion and plant community changes, page 14
Owners of property on both the peninsula and the barrier island are not pleased when rising sea level kills their trees and increases the likelihood that their land and buildings will be flooded during storms. There is a continuing controversy about whether...
By Dirk Frankenberg.
Where in North Carolina is... ? Teaching latitude and longitude
In North Carolina maps, page 1.5
In this lesson, students will learn about the concepts of latitude and longitude by locating the birthplaces of famous people from North Carolina and describing the location in absolute terms.
Format: lesson plan
By Jennifer Job.
John Charles McNeill House and Memorial Gardens
John Charles McNeill was a well known poet from Scotland County. His restored birthplace is now a historic house museum celebrating his life and work.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial
North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial
This is the North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It is located between Lexington and Thomasville, North Carolina. It honors the North Carolinians who served and gave their lives in the Vietnam War.
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1822 county map of North Carolina
1822 county map of North Carolina
1822 color map of North Carolina, colored by county. The map indicates topographical features, and is shaded to show the locations of swamps and mountains. The structure of the major river basins is also clearly visible.
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Sea Grant North Carolina
With a variety of research and outreach programs, this organization provides several educational opportunities for marine science educators including workshops, marine science and environmental education curriculum development, research opportunities and grants, and field trips.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Map of North Carolina railroads, 1854
Map of North Carolina railroads, 1854
Map depicts North Carolina roads and railroads, including the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, the North Carolina Railroad, the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad, the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad, and the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad. "Coalfields" are...
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Museum of North Carolina Minerals in Little Switzerland, NC
Museum of North Carolina Minerals in Little Switzerland, NC
This is the Museum of North Carolina Minerals in Little Switzerland, North Carolina.
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Privy near Greensboro, North Carolina
Privy near Greensboro, North Carolina
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