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Trek Through Time

The history is rich on Long Valley Farm. From turpentine to tobacco, the history of the Sandhills from the 1800's to modern day is right in front of us, if you know how to look. Students will join a ranger to learn about the conservation and farming techniques used by the first European settlers to the area, and explore houses and farm structures from the early 1900's.

Carvers Creek State Park
Grades: 
K-12
Length: 
1-3 hrs
Class Size: 
Maximum 25
Times Available: 
Weekdays, Year-round (weather dependent)
Scheduling Information: 
Call park for information and scheduling at least 3 weeks before visit.
Required Dress: 
Weather appropriate clothing. All students are encouraged to wear closed-toes shoes for walking.
Other Information: 
Hikes can be tailored to age groups with distance and content.
Correlations: 
K.G.2.SS - Understand the interaction between humans and the environment.
1.L.1 - Understand characteristics of various environments and behaviors of humans that enable plants and animals to survive.
1.G.2.SS - Understand the interaction between humans and the environment.
2.G.2.SS - Understand the interaction between humans and the environment.
4.L.1 - Understand the effects of environmental changes, adaptations and behaviors that enable animals (including humans) to survive in changing habitats.
4.H.2.SS - Understand how notable structures, symbols and place names are significant to North Carolina.
4.G.1.SS - Understand how human, environmental and technological factors affect the growth and development of North Carolina.
4.C.1.SS - Understand the impact of various cultural groups on North Carolina.
5.G.1 - Understand how human activity has and continues to shape the United States.
6.E.1 - Understand how the physical environment and human interaction affected the economic activities of various civilizations, societies and regions.
7.G.1 - Understand how geography, demographic trends, and environmental conditions shape modern societies and regions.
8.G.1 - Understand the geographic factors that influenced North Carolina and the United States.
8.C.1 - Understand how different cultures influenced North Carolina and the United States.
Bio.2.2 - Understand the impact of human activities on the environment (one generation effects the next).
OA6.1 - Understand how humans can have positive and negative effects on the environment.