Lesson Plans

Available are descriptions of lesson plans created by schools, educators, museums, state and federal parks, and other educational organizations.

GOAL:  To introduce students to backcountry lifestyles related to the Battle of Cowpens

Students will examine the subject of heritage tourism by developing cultural heritage promotional materials (i.e. brochure, postcard, website, film). 

Students will learn about Fort Lamar and the Battle of Secessionville by reading letters from Alexander Campbell and James Campbell, two Scottish brothers who fought on opposing sides in the battle.

Summarize the Battle of Cowpens.

Lesson Objectives: Students recognize the impact of the Holocaust on postwar and future generations, Students begin to understand the importance of moral decision making in both their individual and public lives., Students

The study of the Battle of Honey Hill will allow students to gain knowledge of a significant military battle that took place in Ridgeland, SC (formerly known as Gopher Hill).

The population in South Carolina experienced changes between 1900 and 1950.

Students investigate senses through the feeding behaviors of mud snails and design their own test apparatus.


Focus Questions: How is carbon transferred through the five basic cycles of our earth? Objectives: 1.

This lesson allows students to see how long it takes for trash and litter to decompose. In this activity, students investigate which forms of garbage decompose best.