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

LEARN NC was a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provided lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Learn NC is no longer supported by the School of Education – this is a historical archive of their website.

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Map Collections: 1500-2004
This site contains rich cartographic image information that is not easily located. This site is a component of the American Memory collection: Places in the News. The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress.... (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Library of Congress
Map Machine
This comprehensive and interactive online atlas presents the world, oceans and space in a fascinating educational tool, National Geographic style. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: National Geographic
Mapping Canada
This comprehensive online and interactive National Geographic atlas of Canada is a valuable tool for searching geographic and historical information about Canada. It also features world maps and information. This is a vast resource of information and images.... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Canadian Geographic
Mapping History
This rich site contains color coded United States and World interactive maps. Graphs, historical text, interactive features, map keys, and timelines enhance the content. A European Cultural Image Library presents selected small and large images of urban, religion,... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Univerity of Oregon
Mapping History
This interesting and unique site sponsored by the British Library contains a limited variety of intriguing select historical cartographic images that are divided into four categories devised to teach a particular historic event. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: British Library
Mapping the National Parks
Americas National Parks are featured in this Library of Congress: American Memories Collection. The story of these parks are reflected through the maps; from the initial stage of discovery, then exploration, and finally accurate mapping. The site contains... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Library of Congress
Maps in Our Lives
This rich site features a historical exhibit that celebrates the partnership between the Library of Congress and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping through surveys, cartography, geodesy, and geographic information systems (GIS). These maps illustrate... (Learn more)
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Provided by: Library of Congress
Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870
Sponsored by the Library of Congress American Memory Collection these maps and historical data are part of a collection of Liberia maps that includes twenty examples from the American Colonization Society (ACS), organized in 1817 to resettle free black Americans... (Learn more)
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Provided by: Library of Congress
Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind
Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind , the companion website for a film by the same title produced by PBS, provides a variety of teacher and student resources to supplement viewing of the documentary. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: PBS
Marian Anderson: A Life in Song
A Life in Song celebrates the artistic development and musical career of Marian Anderson (1897-1993), an African-American singer born in Philadelphia. This rich, biographical site includes primary sources, images, audio, and video clips related... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: University of Pennsylvania
Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences
The mission of the Marian Koshland Science Museum is to engage the general public in current scientific issues that impact their lives. As "advisers to the Nation on science, engineering and medicine," studies conducted by the National Academies influence... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences
Marie Curie and The Science of Radioactivity
This rich, valuable site sponsored by The American Institute of Physics provides comprehensive biographical information about Marie Curie and her professional career and scientific accomplishments. The interactive site is well organized and filled with images... (Learn more)
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Provided by: American Institute of Physics
Mark Twain
Discover the true Mark Twain, his writing and his collection of artifacts through this interactive scrapbook. This valuable site sponsored by PBS is filled with rich content and very user friendly. (Learn more)
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Provided by: PBS and WETA
Mark Twain and His Times
An important collection of Mark Twain artifacts in a digitized, interactive site. Sponsored by the Barrett Collection at the University of Virginia. User friendly and easy to navigate. (Learn more)
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Provided by: University of Virginia
Mark Twain at Large: His Travels Here and Abroad
The items from The Mark Twain Papers shown and described in this site are selected from an exhibition displayed in The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley in 1998. This special collection of digitized primary sources and accompanying... (Learn more)
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Provided by: University of California, Berkeley
Mark Twain Project
“Mark Twain Project Online applies innovative technology to more than four decades' worth of archival research by expert editors at the Mark Twain Project. texts, accurate and exhaustive notes, and the most recently discovered letters and... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: The Regents of the University of California
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
The Martin Luther King Papers Project at Stanford University maintains this comprehensive site filled with valuable and rich content aboout King. It provides access to digitized secondary documents written about King and primary documents written during his... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Stanford University
Mary McLeod Bethune, Educator
Florida Memory Project's web site featuring the life and work of African American educator and activist, Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955). The information in the site is not extensive, but valuable because it originates from the State of Florida archives. Images,... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Florida State Archives
Math Central
A rich, comprehensive resource, supported by the University of Regina, Canada, for math students and teachers at mid elementary levels through secondary levels. The site is in English, Spanish and French. It includes a math glossary, exercise help, problem... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: University of Regina
Math Playground
A fun,colorful interactive web site that features math problems and games to enable students in grades K-6 to practice math concepts. User friendly and easy to navigate. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: Math Advantage