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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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North Carolina Transportation Museum
All the details for your field trip to the museum. Or take a virtual trip and read about and explore the exhibits, including the Flue Shop, the Master Mechanic's Office, and the Robert Julian Roundhouse. Take a few minutes to watch the online video that explains the history of steam railroads in North Carolina.
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Train station at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC
Train station at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC
This is a restored train station at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, North Carolina. The station was previously located at Barber Junction, North Carolina, but was moved to the museum. It was built by Southern Railway in 1898.
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Wilkes County Heritage Museum
The Old Wilkes County Courthouse is now a museum which showcases the rich history of this county.
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Old Fort Railroad Museum
Old Fort, North Carolina has been undergoing a great renovation and the Depot is no exception. The Railroad Depot houses the Railroad Museum and contains memorabilia, tools, and furniture from the early railroad period.
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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
This museum is dedicated to the preservation of maritime history and shipwrecks of North Carolina's Outer Banks.
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The New Hope Valley Railway at the North Carolina Railroad Museum
Come take a ride on the New Hope Valley Railway and see the locomotives and train cars of yesteryear.
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National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame
The railroad industry has always been important to the town of Hamlet and the museum celebrates this history. The Railroad Passenger Station is registered as a Historic Landmark and is said to be the most photographed station in the eastern United States.
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Greensboro Children's Museum
Students will enjoy the hands-on learning activities that will teach them about their community, transportation, money, and more at the Greensboro Children's Museum.
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Norlina Train Museum
Go back in time and learn about the history of the town of Norlina at this museum which houses only local railroad memorabilia.
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Greater Fair Bluff Historical Society Depot Museum
Students can learn about their Columbus County's history through artifacts and other exhibits at the Greater Fair Bluff Historical Society Depot Museum.
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Wilmington Railroad Museum
Learn about the historical development of railroads in the Wilmington area with the eclectic collection of displays at the Wilmington Railroad Museum.
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Union Station Railroad Museum
The heritage of Moore County and the town of Aberdeen can be seen at this museum through its exhibits of memorabilia and artifacts.
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Lake Waccamaw Depot Museum
Take a field trip to the Lake Waccamaw Depot Museum and learn about the history and people of Columbus County.
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The Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail
Now a hiking trail, the Roanoke Canal "shows some of the best preserved early 19th-century canal construction in the nation."
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The Old Depot Association
The museum provides exhibits that honor the local and mountain heritage and crafts. A photographic exhibit in the Caboose Museum shows the pictures of the history of the depot and has railroad memorabilia and music of the era.
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Historic Railroad House
The heritage of Lee County is preserved at this museum in the old railroad depot agent's home.
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Greensboro Historical Museum
Discover the rich history of Greensboro and the North Carolina Piedmont at the Greensboro Historical Museum.
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Old Baldy Lighthouse and the Smith Island Museum of History
Visit Old Baldy, North Carolina's oldest lighthouse and learn about its rich maritime history.
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Roanoke River Lighthouse
A new addition to Plymouth, North Carolina's landscape is a reproduction of the original 1866 Light Station. Operated by the Maritime Museum, this lighthouse is like no other on the coast and is a treat to visit.
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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Enjoy scenic train rides in the Great Smoky Mountains. Choose from a variety of round trip excursions departing from depots in Dillsboro and Bryson City.
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