VideoDid you know that South Carolina should be the real Peach State? We produce more peaches than any state in the Southeast.
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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.
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VideoFounded in 1711, Beaufort is South Carolina's second oldest city. Located on Port Royal Island, Beaufort is actually made up of 68 islands. At high tide, the town is as much water as it is land.
VideoLake Jocassee is a 75,000-acre reservoir outside of Salem, South Carolina and is considered the jewel of the Appalachian Mountains.
VideoTowering over three thousand five hundred feet, Sassafras Mountain is the highest point in the state of South Carolina.
VideoWhen 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...
VideoFrom frond to rose, Devyn visits Charleston’s City Market to learn how to fold a Palmetto Rose.
VideoThe host of this segment interviews a SC quilter of exceptional talent, Peggie Hartwell. They discuss how quilting can be used in the classrooms to help students synthesize complex ideas, emotions and...
VideoPeggie uses quilting to bring out complex ideas centered on social justice & racial discrimination.
VideoPeggie shares her story and how she has used quilting to tell stories.
VideoHumans have been making paints and inks from nature for millennia. Kristy Bishop will demonstrate how to make lake pigments and turn them into paint. A lake is a pigment that has been extracted from a...