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African Americans in North Carolina Educator Notebook
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Containing more than 50 articles from the award-winning Tar Heel Junior Historian magazine and over 40 lesson plans, this multidisciplinary Educator Notebook will enrich your exploration of North Carolina and American history with diverse perspectives. This resource's link takes you to a very short form that gives you free downloadable access to the complete PDF book.

Subject:
Social Studies
American History
Turning Points in American History
Twentieth Century Civil Liberties/Rights
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Activity/Lab
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Reference Material
Author:
NC Museum of History
Date Added:
11/17/2021
Amelia Earhart
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In this lesson, students explore the definition of a hero (Amelia Earhart) and use the interactive Venn diagram to identify the most common characteristics of a hero. Information and photographs concerning Amelia Earhart's story are provided in this link.

Subject:
Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
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ReadWriteThink
Author:
Read Write Think
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Artom, Camillo
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Students can learn about Camillo Artom who was a famous scientist which fled Mussolini's Italy and immigrated to North Carolina. He taught at Wake Forest University, researching fats in the body.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Peter W. Hairston
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Baity, Herman Glenn
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Students will learn about the life of Herman Baity. Baity, a native of Iredell County, was an internationally known sanitary engineer. He was a well known teacher at UNC-Chapel Hill and helped develop sanitary protocols across the world.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Tyndall P. Harris, Jr.
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Bradham, Caleb Davis
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Students can learn about Caleb Bradham who was the creator of Pepsi.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Elizabeth H. Copeland
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Brimley, Clement Samuel
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Students can learn about the accomplishments of Clement Brimley. Clement was a world famous ornothologist who also helped found the North Carolina Academy of Science.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Marcus B. Simpson, Jr.
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Brimley, Herbert Hutchinson
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Students can learn about Herbert Brimley who was the first curator of the North Carolina Museum of . He was also a scientist who contributed a great deal to the state.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Marcus B. Simpson, Jr.
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Broughton, Carrie
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Students can learn about Carrie Broughton. She was the first women to head an agency in the State of North Carolina and she helped to organize the State Library system and successfully categorize the records so people could easily search them.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Elaine Von Oesen
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Cairns, John Simpson
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Students can learn about John Simpson Cairns who was a famous natural historian. Cairns lived in the late 19th Century and explored the Mountains of North Carolina. Many of his items which he collected were moved into a variety of museums across the state after his death.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Marcus B. Simpson, Jr
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Characteristics of a Good Citizen
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Students develop an understanding of how good citizens acting alone or working together can improve the community and help other people.

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CSCOPE
Date Added:
04/19/2017
Communities Change
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In this lesson, students learn about people, important events, and natural disasters that have contributed most to influencing change in our communities.
Focus is on Benjamin Banneker, Pierre Charles La'Enfant, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Ford, Christopher Columbus and Daniel Boone. They also study local people who have changed the local community. Students consider which changes are still having the most influence in the community today.

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CSCOPE
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04/13/2017
Crump, Earl Alexander
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Students can learn about Earl Alexander Crump who helped establish the state highway system. He was born in Lumberton and was a prominent engineer.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Harriette Crump Partin
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Davy Crockett, Tall Tales, and History
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Students will learn the characteristics of tall tales, reflect on a historical moment, and discover why David Crockett and others like him became important figures in American frontier history.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
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EDSITEments
Author:
EDSITEment
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Defenders of Justice
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In this lesson, students summarize biographies of leaders, including Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, Ida B. Wells, Lydia Maria Child, William Lloyd Garrison, Claudette Colvin, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Southern Poverty Law Center
Date Added:
06/15/2017
Foundations of Our Government
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Students learn about the Declaration of Independence and about the term “consent of the governed” as well a
its relationship to the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. Students also learn about several Founding Fathers, including Benjamin Franklin, and their contributions to communities that have influenced history.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
CSCOPE
Date Added:
04/13/2017
Foundations of Our Government
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Students learn about the Declaration of Independence and the term "consent of the governed" as well as its relationship to the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. Students also learn about several Founding Fathers, including Benjamin Franklin, and their contributions to communities that have influenced history.

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CSCOPE
Date Added:
04/13/2017
Frederick Law Olmsted Was Born April 26, 1822
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In this resource students will learn about Frederick Law Olmstead. He was considered the number one landscape architect during the 19th century. He won a design contest and created the famous New York City Central Park. He also assisted in the development of Yosemite National Park and Niagara Falls.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Library of Congress
Author:
Library of Congress
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Grade 02 Social Studies Unit 07 Exemplar Lesson 01: How to Solve a Problem
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The lesson addresses how the community is impacted by innovators like George Washington Carver. Students examine the life of George Washington Carver and other innovators including those in the local community to learn about and use problem-solving skills and imagine themselves as problem-solvers and innovators.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
CSCOPE
Date Added:
04/12/2017
Grade 02 Social Studies Unit 07 Exemplar Lesson 03: Technology Through Time
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The lesson looks more closely at how scientific and technological innovations have changed the way people meet their needs in communities. Robert Fulton is used as an example of an innovator in this lesson that focuses on changes in transportation.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
CSCOPE
Date Added:
04/12/2017