K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

ATTENTION USERS

LEARN NC is no longer supported by the UNC School of Education and has been permanently archived. On February 1st, 2018, you will only be able to access these resources through the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. We recommend that you print or download resources you may need before February 1st, 2018, after which, you will have to follow these instructions in order to access those resources.

North Carolina Maritime Museum
Students will learn about the rich maritime history of the North Carolina coast as well as the coastal environment and barrier island ecology.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Northampton County Museum
Exhibits focus on the history of the Northampton County area from the prehistoric to the present.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Old Burke County Courthouse and Heritage Museum
Students can learn about the history of Burke County and the sessions of the NC Supreme Court held on this site in the mid-19th century when visiting the Old Burke County Courthouse.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Iredell Museums: The Iredell Museum of Arts and Heritage
Visit the museum to explore exhibits with scientific and historic interest.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Firemen's Museum
This museum documents the rich history of firefighting in New Bern, NC, starting in 1845.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Greensboro Historical Museum
Discover the rich history of Greensboro and the North Carolina Piedmont at the Greensboro Historical Museum.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Educator's Guides: North Carolina Digital History
Best practices, process guides, worksheets, and other resources for teaching with LEARN NC's digital textbook of North Carolina history.
Format: (multiple pages)
Buckner Hill Plantation
This plantation home is a good example of Greek Revival architecture. It features elaborate plaster moldings, high ceilings, and wide halls and the rooms are furnished with period furniture. Open by appointment only.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Smith-McDowell House Museum
Discover Asheville's first mansion and oldest surviving structure, now restored as a history museum.
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
The Brady C. Jefcoat Museum of Americana
Over 13,000 items of Americana can be seen in this museum in located in the old Murfreesboro High School.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Green River Plantation
Located 7 miles from the town of Rutherfordton, the Green River Plantation has been carefully restored by the Cantrell family. It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is open for tours.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Rockingham County Historical Village
An original tobacco factory, a barn, a one-room school house, and a corn crib have been restored and make up the Rockingham County Historical Village.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Museum of the Albemarle
Students can explore the lives of inhabitants, the development of industries, and the Albemarle area's social and cultural background at this museum.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
4-H Rural Life Center
A great place to experience rural life in Halifax County in the early 1900's.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Iredell Museums: Kids@Play
From hands-on learning experiences in the arts, culture and sciences to exhibits, programs, classes, and performances there is so much to do at the Kids@Play Museum.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Zebulon Vance House
Known as the Civil War governor, Zebulon Vance moved his headquarters to this house in Statesville during the last months of the war.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Wright Tavern
Built in 1816, the Wright Tavern was in operation for over a century. It is a "rare example of a frame construction dog-run building and the finest existing example of this plan in North Carolina." It is open for tours by appointment only.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Anson County Historical Society
This nonprofit organization provides educational, cultural, and recreational information concerning the rich history of Anson County.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The History Museum of Burke County
Objects, artifacts, and documents representing Burke County's heritage can be found in this museum in Morganton, NC.
Format: article/field trip opportunity