North Carolina Museum of History homepage Events Calendar > National History Day in North Carolina Saturday, April 26 Students from throughout the state compete at this competition. History Day promotes interest in history among students and to assists teachers in relating history more effectively. Click here to watch the live awards ceremony at 2:45 p.m.
Smithsonian's History Explorer Lessons & Activities "Seeing" Music Grade Range: K-4Resource Type(s): Lessons & ActivitiesDuration: 5 MinutesDate Posted: 3/8/2012 Dance is just one way to turn music into something you can see. Mayflower II Visiting the ship Mayflower II is an extraordinary experience. The original Mayflower that sailed to Plymouth in 1620 no longer exists. Plimoth Plantation's full-scale reproduction, Mayflower II, was built in Devon, England and crossed the Atlantic in 1957. The details of the ship, from the solid oak timbers and tarred hemp rigging to the wood and horn lanterns and hand-colored maps, have been carefully re-created to give you a sense of what the original 17th-century vessel was like.
Black Soldier to His Enslaved Daughters, and to the Owner of One of the Daughters [Benton Barracks Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. September 3, 1864] My Children I take my pen in hand to rite you A few lines to let you know that I have not forgot you and that I want to see you as bad as ever now my Dear Children I want you to be contented with whatever may be your lots be assured that I will have you if it cost me my life on the 28th of the mounth. 8 hundred White and 8 hundred blacke solders expects to start up the rivore to Glasgow and above there thats to be jeneraled by a jeneral that will give me both of you when they Come I expect to be with, them and expect to get you both in return. Dont be uneasy my children I expect to have you.
OurStory How are you connected to the water? The toys you play with, the food you eat, and the way you have fun depends on the men and women who work on America's waterways. Learn the story of a brave girl who worked in a lighthouse and explore the water near you. Carolina Navigators Carolina Navigators provides K-16 teachers and students with global education resources created by Carolina students who have international expertise. Since its inception in 1996, the program has served over well over 200,000 students in more than half the counties across North Carolina. A program of the Center for Global Initiatives, Carolina Navigators enriches the education of both UNC and K-12 students through engaged learning. This service is free of charge for educators in North Carolina. What can you do with Carolina Navigators?
English Language Arts and Literacy Mission US is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. history. The second game, "Flight to ... See More Mission US is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. history. Why Aren’t There More Holidays? Do you look forward to holidays? If you’re like most people, you certainly do. Whether or not you have a strong connection to the reason for celebrating a holiday, everyone enjoys a day off every now and then. Holidays are days set aside because they have special meaning to certain people, an entire country or a particular religious group. Some holidays, like Independence Day in the United States, are official government holidays and are observed by giving people the day off from work or school. With their free time, people can spend time with family and friends to celebrate the holiday.
41 Places To See Before You Die (Part I) No matter how advanced our cities and technology is, eventually we get tired of all the noise, stress and crowd of the city and want to be in the nature. Humans have transformed Earth beyond recovery, but luckily not everything is lost yet. Beautiful mountains, blue water lakes, magnificent oceans with fabulous islands – our planet has many breathtaking places and awe-inspiring sceneries just waiting for you to discover them. However, life is short, and the funds are limited, so we have to narrow down the selection. Knowing that you are just another lazy panda, we’ve done it for you!