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Explore South Carolina
Learn about South Carolina. You may be surprised at what you'll find!
In addition to the topics below, you can also delve into South Carolina's history by visiting the Social Studies section.
Public schools observe John C. Calhoun's birthday, March 18, as South Carolina Day.
VideoAllison Pitre (Meadowfield Elementary School) leads an art lesson on creating poetry in a portrait, which is half of a portrait, containing a poem in the background.
VideoAllison Pitre (Meadowfield Elementary School) leads an art lesson on creating textured seascapes.
VideoCarlon Steller (Beck Academy) leads an art lesson on making mask portraits.
VideoSharri Duncan (John W. Moore Middle School) teaches an art lesson about observational drawing and water coloring.
VideoMaggie Hagerty (Cowpens Elementary School) shows viewers the many different sounds and music one can make... With just a simple cup! Can you make your own cup song?
VideoShirley Mack Bell (Busbee Creative Arts Academy) leads a lesson on shadow puppetry. Shadow puppetry has origins dating back to China's Song Dynasty.
VideoMelanie Trimble (Richland School District 1) leads a lesson on using scenery for pretending, and telling stories.
VideoKathleen Pennyway (Dreher High School) and Martha Hearn (Hand Middle School) lead viewers through a series of acting and theater exercises.
VideoAt the Catawba Cultural Center visitors can learn about many important aspects of the traditions of the Catawba people. The museum includes various displays on the tribe's important chiefs, the unique...