Traveling Trunks

Traveling trunks bring a little bit of Cape Lookout to your school, library, scout troop, or youth organization. Each trunk is designed to introduce students and teachers to different subjects related to Cape Lookout National Seashore. They contain background information, classroom activities, student activity pages, games, books, and other educational materials.

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  • Lighthouse Traveling Trunk

    On the Outer Banks, lighthouses and their keepers provided an invaluable service assisting with navigation through the "Graveyard of the Atlantic." This traveling trunk will teach students about this important aspect of our maritime history. Through journals, hands-on artifacts, and classroom activities, your class can experience some of the daily activities of a lighthouse keeper.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Engineering, Government, Military and Wartime History, Regional Studies, Social Studies
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    National Parks Traveling Trunk

    Your National Parks

    The National Park Service preserves and protects areas of scenic beauty and historical significance for both present and future generations. This traveling trunk will explore careers with the national parks and the service entrusted to protect them. Students can dress up like a park ranger and have an opportunity to visit some of the fantastic places preserved by the National Park Service.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Environmental Law, Government
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    Whales Traveling Trunk

    Whales Traveling Trunk

    This traveling trunk will introduce students to the biology and behaviors of these intelligent and interesting creatures. Teachers and students can use the materials and activities in this trunk to actually experience what life would be like as a whale.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Ecology, Marine Biology