VideoThe adventures and exploits of pirates and buccaneers have long captured our imaginations. These sea bandits roved the ocean lanes in all parts of the world, from the waters off Africa and Europe and...
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KnowItAll features a wide assortment of over 10,000 media assets and lessons, created by South Carolina ETV with a variety of partners for preK-12. The content has been optimized for tablets and mobile devices for one-to-one learning.
On KnowItAll, as of October 11, 2023, you will find approximately:
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- 1336 audio files
- 2095 photos
- 144 interactives
- 505 documents
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- 2023 - KnowItAll.org named winner of a South Carolina Notable State Documents award
- 2021 - Bronze Telly Award in the "Online Series – Science & Technology" category for Let's Go! CAREER
- 2020 - Bronze Telly Award in the "Immersive & Mixed Reality Craft-Use of VR" category for Let's Go!
- 2018 - SCETV won the Gold AVA Digital Award for Knowitall's Let's Go!
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Within this Collection
VideoPirates had a strict list of articles, or laws, that had to be signed by each member of the crew before a voyage began. Those rules governed who would get how much of whatever treasure was captured...
VideoFor a time, piracy was tolerated. Some would even say encouraged, based on the actions of many public officials in Carolina's port cities. Bargain prices were often paid by town merchants for ill...
VideoBlackbeard was one of the most infamous pirates. It's thought that his real name was Edward Teach, and he is believed to have been from Bristol, England. A very tall man for the time period, in a time...
VideoStede Bonnett is a wealthy and well-respected sugar plantation owner from the tiny West Indian island of Barbados. He used his own resources to outfit a sloop he christened "Revenge." With ten guns...
VideoOn November day in 1996, divers representing the private research group Intersal Inc. were concluding the first stage of their search of 18th-century shipwrecks in Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina...
VideoThe date of January 24, 1848 started out as a typical work day for carpenter James W. Marshall, who was tasked with constructing a water-powered sawmill in Coloma, California. While digging a channel...
VideoFrom frond to rose, Devyn visits Charleston’s City Market to learn how to fold a Palmetto Rose.
VideoPresident James K. Polk desired to achieve his vision of "Manifest Destiny," and sought to acquire Mexico's northern territories. Mexico had no desire to sell Alta California and Nuevo Mexico to Pres...
VideoDancer and choreographer Marielle Richardson gives a quick overview of the history of tap and teaches a paradiddle exercise.