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.
In the beautiful mountains and valleys of southwestern North Carolina, Macon County was once the center of the Cherokee Nation. The area was rich in scenery, wildlife, gems and minerals, and all the resources of the Little Tennessee River. […]
During this project, each fourth-grade student creates a scrapbook based on historic figures, places, and events in the history of Western North Carolina. […]
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.
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. […]
Traditional dance forms are a direct reflection of the rich cultural heritage of the mountain region of North Carolina. From early settlements through today, a mixture of dance styles from Native American, English, […]