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. 

 

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South Carolina from A to Z Learning Activity
South Carolina from A to Z Learning Activity

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Our great state is known for many wonderful places, rich cultural traditions, beautiful and unique flora and fauna, and the source of a variety of products found nowhere else in the nation. This...
Congaree National Park | Carolina Snaps

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Known for its giant hardwoods and towering pines, Congaree National Park is home to a floodplain forest that includes one of the highest canopies in the world.
The State House | Carolina Snaps

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If the walls of the South Carolina State House could talk, they would reveal over a century of history. Located in the geographic center of South Carolina, this landmark is home to the Governor's...
Hunting Island | Carolina Snaps

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With five miles of South Carolina beaches, thousands of acres of marsh and maritime forest, a saltwater lagoon and ocean inlet, Hunting Island State Park is a natural attraction like no other. Hunting...
Map a Trip in South Carolina
Map a Trip in South Carolina

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Students will map out a summer vacation trip in South Carolina. They will research famous restaurants, sights to see, fun activities, etc.
Carrick Creek: Overview | RiverVenture

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This mountain stream is nestled in the Blue Ridge Escarpment of South Carolina. Carrick Creek flows within the Saluda watershed, the beginning of a river journey moving water from the mountains to the...
Carrick Creek: Glossary | RiverVenture
Carrick Creek: Glossary | RiverVenture

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A abrasion: the process of scraping or wearing something away abundant: having large amounts of something accumulation : the process of gathering something over time acidic : describes substances that...
Carrick Creek | RiverVenture
Carrick Creek | RiverVenture

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This mountain stream is nestled in the Blue Ridge Escarpment of South Carolina. Carrick Creek flows within the Saluda watershed, the beginning of a river journey moving water from the mountains to the...
State House Analysis | From the Sky
State House Analysis | From the Sky

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Students will use 2 videos and another website to research the South Carolina State House. They will use information learned to analyze a prompt.
Condensation and Hydrolysis | RiverVenture

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The first reaction shown is a condensation reaction. Two molecules combine with the loss of a water molecule (blue and orange). The second reaction is a hydrolysis reaction. A molecule is cleaved by...