Lesson Plan

Life on the Outer Banks: Fourth Grade Edition

Activities include Field Study, Track Collecting, & Lighthouse History

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Grade Level:
Fourth Grade
Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Colonial History, Commerce and Industry, Ecology, Maritime History, Social Studies, Wildlife Biology
in the park


Uncover the history of the the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and view the island from the eyes of a keeper. Or, take a hands-on look into the flora and fauna that have learned to survive in this harsh environment.


Additional Resources

Classes planning on including a lighthouse climb educational activity are encouraged to apply for an Academic Fee Waiver for students' tickets.  Learn more on the Academic Fee Waiver webpage.