Lesson Plans

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

The students will be introduced to two episodes in 19th-century American history, around the time of the Great Awakening, that show glimpses of some positive and negative consequences of interracial interaction in a religi

Focus Questions: 1. What can you learn about science and the study of the oceans from a working oceanographer? 2. How does this affect your interest in oceans and oceanography?

This activity will use the Guide to the Salt Marshes and Tidal Creeks of the Southeastern United States as a way of exploring the different organisms that live in the salt marsh habitat.

Students will investigate the amount of shielding needed to block the passage of various types of ionizing radiation produced by the decay of radioactive isotopes.

The lesson will explore the greenhouse effect through a simple demonstration. Students will gain an understanding of the greenhouse effect, climate change, and global warming.

Medical science was just beginning to be understood at the onset of the Civil War. Germs were unheard of, and surgery techniques had not been improved since the early 1800's.

This lesson examines the packaging, specifically the overpackaging, of commonly used food products and encourages students to ask the tough questions and propose solutions for this environmental problem.

The student will demonstrate knowledge about art careers related to the entertainment and fashion industries through studio and written products.

The student will demonstrate an understanding of the role of goods and services and supply and demand in a community.

The students will be able to describe individuals from South Carolina and how they impacted entertainment.