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Encyclopedia > Land of the Sky

The Land of the Sky is a book by Christian Reid. It was published in 1876. The name refers to the the Blue Ridge Mountains and Great Smoky Mountains in western North Carolina. The title of the book has come to be used as a nickname for the state of North Carolina.

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 Pie in the Sky: Teachers and Parents (492 words) The weather person at a local airport estimates the fraction of the sky that is covered by clouds then attaches the corresponding label before passing this information on to other airports. Given a sky with a grid placed over it, students will assign a fraction value to the amount of cloud cover present, after counting the number of squares half filled. Given a sky with clouds present, students will estimate the fraction of the sky that is covered with clouds.
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