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#EverythingNC: Educator Resources

A guide to North Carolina resources & services in the NC Government & Heritage Library and at institutions around NC.

North Carolina State Agencies

   State Library of North Carolina
   Free educator resources from NCpedia, the encyclopedia of all things North Carolina. Includes lesson plans, activities, printable
   bookmarks, NC "Fast Facts," and ways to incorporate NCpedia into the curriculum. Also listservs, booklists, and programming
   information from the Youth Services Consultant in the SLNC Library Development Section.

   State Archives of North Carolina
   The Division of Archives and Records has a vast collection of primary resource materials which can be used in education, including
   diaries, maps, letters, memoirs, photographs, and government records. Many of these materials are available through our online
   resources and can be aligned to national and state teaching standards.

   North Carolina Aquariums
   Explore Fort Fisher's climate change curriculum, as well as lesson plans, instructor's guides, and other resources about sea turtles.

   NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences
   Includes resources for teachers and students at all levels, from activity pages and coloring sheets to information about NC's top
   agricultural commodities and food fact sheets. Also includes an agritourism directory to find local farm field trip destinations.

   NC Department of Environmental Quality
   Resources for teachers and students for Air, Water, Stormwater, Recycling and Geology. Includes lesson plans and activities for
   grades K-12.

   NC Department of Transportation
   The N.C. Department of Transportation's Education Initiatives Program works to advance a wide range of programs and activities that
   focus heavily on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – beginning in kindergarten and all the way to graduate
   school.

   North Carolina Historic Sites
   Many of the NC Historic Sites have associated educator resources, which may range from guided activities to use in conjunction
   with a site visit to virtual tours to activities or discussions which can be completed without visiting in person.

   NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
   Natural and Cultural Resources offers students, teachers, parents and anyone with a thirst for learning a number of resources on
   historical, cultural, arts, and nature-related topics. Also sign up for and view back issues of the DNCR Educators' Newsletter.

   North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
   The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences offers natural history programs, workshops and trips. Use the Museum's learning
   resources and online adventures to expand your natural science knowledge during a Museum visit, at home, in the field and in the
   classroom.

   North Carolina State Fair
   Includes printable coloring pages, a scavenger hunt, a State Fair timeline, field trip information, and details on how to order the 2017
   State Fair Newspapers in Education supplement.

   North Carolina Symphony
   The North Carolina Symphony leads the most extensive music education program of any symphony orchestra and provides training
   and resources for teachers in alignment with the curriculum set by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

   North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
   Learn more about North Carolina’s wildlife and habitats by signing up for classes or workshops, visiting an education center or
   checking out videos and publications on a number of wildlife-related topics.

North Carolina Universities

Other North Carolina Organizations