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2014 Workshops

People Making a Difference in Sports

Junior historians heard from former NFL Offensive Lineman Marques Ogden about those who made a difference in his world
and how he gives back today.

Family History

Students learned about using the things all around you to help uncover the past—specifically the history of YOU.

Let’s Get Symbolic!

Can you name the State Dog? Junior historians got to be the State Dog when they made their own masks.

Backyard Birds

What tools are used to study birds and their behavior?
During this workshop, students learned a common method used to learn more about our North Carolina birds.

Join the Flock

Students planted native wildflower seeds and discussed the history of these native plants
and the specific ways that these plants benefit our state’s birds.

During this workshop, students learned a common method used to learn more about our North Carolina birds.

Behind the Scenes: State Capitol

Junior historians discovered secret rooms and spaces not often seen by the general public!

North Carolina’s Hurricane History

During this workshop, junior historians looked back at some of the strongest storms from North Carolina’s past
and examined the damage a hurricane can do in our state.

Cedars in the Pines

Students learned about the immigration of people from Lebanon to North Carolina
and some of the contributions they have made to the state.

Stagville: Black & White

Junior historians took a tour of the gallery with photographer Brenda Scott who shared her inspiration
and techniques for photographing historic places.