3-5, K-2, Science
In today’s world of television and video games, this site is an attempt at instilling in our students an awareness of the enjoyment which can be found among our abundance of beautiful , diverse trees here in the mountains. […]
This unit will expose the aggressive invasion of exotic plants into the mountains of Western North Carolina. We will discover why some of the plants were brought here and how they became invasive. Can we regain control? What can you do to help? Targeting grades 3-6. May be easily adapted to other levels.
3-5, English/Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Students will use materials to learn about Arbor Day. They will learn the history of how it began and where it is celebrated today. They will use the materials to make comparisons on Arbor Day traditions and celebrations.
3-5, Healthful Living, Information Skills, Math, Science, Social Studies, Technical-Vocational
Adventures of the American Mind- Western Carolina University project will consist of the learner building an understanding of the composition and uses of rocks and minerals. […]
3-5, Art, Math, Science, Social Studies
This is a fourth grade unit plan using the tradition of quilting to teach NC Standard Course of Study in Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, and Art.
3-5, Computer and Technology Skills, Science, Social Studies
The project covers three main themes: a) logging communities b) resources of the region and c) environmental impacts of logging on the region.