Lesson Plans

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

Make a diorama; For help in deciding the theme of the scene in your diorama: Look in your backyard.

You can make a kudzu basket like the one made by Jimmie Dinkins! Learn what supplies you will need.

Make a natural weaving with branches, and a variety of materials gathered from nature: twigs, grasses, pine straw, pods or seed heads with stems attached, feathers, Spanish moss, shells, small pine cones, beads, yarn or th

You can make a coiled clay pot! Follow the arrow for directions and to see what supplies you will need.

Nancy Basket created this Carolina Wren using handmade, tinted papers. You can make a your own paper for cards and crafts! Click on the arrow to see what supplies you will need.

Make a basket from pine needles!

Focus Question: What types of equipment is needed on a marine research ship? Objectives: The students will be able to: 1. Understand the types of equipment necessary for a marine research vessel. 2.

Students will study pattern and composition in quilt work. Students will look at family photographs and create a "quilt square" that will communicate a story of their heritage.

Understand how individuals, families, and communities live and work together in America and around the world.

Students will select one quilt pattern to make into a quilt square. Students will create a quilt square by cutting and fitting wallpaper samples into a pattern.