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. 

 

Where Does Litter Come From? | Making It Grow
Where Does Litter Come From? | Making It Grow

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When it rains, water either soaks into the ground or flows downhill into small streams and ponds and then into a larger body of water, like a river, lake, or ocean. A watershed is an area of land...
Angel Oak Tree | Carolina Snaps
Angel Oak Tree | Carolina Snaps

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Standing over 65 feet tall and 25 feet wide, the Angel Oak on John’s Island, near Charleston, SC, is believed to be the largest live oak tree east of the Mississippi river.
South Carolina Street Art | Carolina Snaps
South Carolina Street Art | Carolina Snaps

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From the coast to the upstate there’s art around every corner and on many walls across South Carolina. Artists from the Palmetto State and beyond have contributed to the thriving street art scene...