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At-Home Learning: Instructional Materials

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Beginning Tuesday, March 24, SCETV will modify regularly scheduled programming to offer specific pre-K – 12 resources between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m each weekday (see schedule below). Program modifications will take place throughout the duration of school closures and will address a wide variety of content areas. Educators and parents will have access to supplemental lesson plans and curriculum materials to facilitate meaningful use of the content.

Instructional Materials for Programming

A True Likeness: Richard Roberts’ Legacy 

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Program Length: 26m 46s
Description: A True Likeness tells the story of Richard Samuel Roberts, a little-known African American photographer from South Carolina whose posthumous discovery transcended stereotypes and brought to light a significant legacy. Heralded as one of the south’s most accomplished photographers of the 1920's and 1930's, Roberts was a self-taught artist who was determined to become a master portrait maker, with every image a true likeness of the subject. But for more than 40 years after his death his work remained lost to all but his family and friends.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies/Visual and Performing Arts
Learning Activities:  Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

Ask An Author Series

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Program Length: 1hr 5m 39s
Description: Knowitall has produced Q&A video profiles with national authors and illustrators who visit South Carolina. These interview opportunities are provided by partners like the South Carolina State Library.
Subject Area(s): ELA/Social Studies/CTE
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Benjamin Mays: Born to Rebel, Driven to Excel  

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Program Length: 27m 12s
Description: In this film biography of South Carolinian Dr. Benjamin Mays, Andrew Young says it this way: “If there hadn’t been a Benjamin Mays, there wouldn’t have been a Martin Luther King, Jr.” The legacy of this South Carolina native is explored in the film, Born to Rebel, Driven to Excel from South Carolina ETV.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Between the Waters

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Program Length: 56m 46s
Description: Between the Waters is a documentary and an immersive transmedia website showcasing the culture and history of Hobcaw Barony, a 16,000 acre historic site on the coast of South Carolina. Located between Charleston and Myrtle Beach, Hobcaw is a crossroads representing every era of human history, providing a lens through which many threads of the nation’s story may be examined.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection 

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Program Length: 56m 46s
Description: Sometimes the history of a place begins elsewhere and the colony of South Carolina actually began somewhere else, almost two thousand miles across the sea. The settlement of Charles Towne that would grow into the colony of South Carolina, owes its origins and success to a tiny island in the West Indies that most of us know nothing about. Yet, over 7 million Americans can trace their roots directly to this Caribbean paradise.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

Careers: Biofuel Industry Overview (Let's Go! Careers)

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Program Length: 7m
Description: Green Energy Biofuel founder, "Bio Joe" Renwick explains the process for recycles waste vegetable oil and cooking oil into usable, clean biofuel or biodiesel. The biodiesel can be used in vehicles in its pure form.
Subject Area(s): STEM/CTE
Learning Activities: Coming Soon!

Charlie’s Place

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Program Length: 26m 52s
Description: Charlie’s Place tells the story of an African-American nightclub owned by Charlie and Sarah Fitzgerald in Myrtle Beach, S.C. from the 1930s to the 1960s. 
Subject Area(s): CTE
Learning Activities: 
 Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Dizzy Gillespie: From the Be to the Bop

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Program Length: 27m 5s
Description: Much of America's blues and jazz influences are deeply rooted in the rhythms and melodies of the rural South. One artist who has greatly contributed to these genres' continued popularity is South Carolina's own John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie. 
Subject Area(s): Social Studies/ Visual & Performing Arts
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

The Education of Harvey Gantt

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Description: In 1960, a talented African-American student from Charleston, Harvey Gantt, graduated from high school and decided to become an architect. Clemson College was the only school in South Carolina that offered a degree in his chosen field. In January of 1963, with the help of NAACP lawyer Matthew J. Perry, Gantt won a lawsuit against Clemson and was peacefully admitted to the college, making him the first African-American student to attend a formerly all-white school in South Carolina.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Georgia O'Keefe: A Woman on Paper

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Program Length: 26m 46s
Description: Georgia O’Keeffe: A Woman on Paper, highlights the artist’s career while focusing on the little-known story of O’Keeffe’s time spent in Columbia, S.C., as an art instructor at Columbia College. The program follows O’Keeffe’s career through various artistic stages, ending permanently in New Mexico, where she created more realistic paintings with vivid color.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies/ Visual & Performing Arts
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

History in a Nutshell

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Program Length: 7m 36s
Description: Short, sweet, and to the point - This series explains historical events in layman's terms!
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: 
Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

The Orangeburg Massacre: Remembrances and Reckoning

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Program Length: 56m 46s 
Description: This SCETV special commemorates the 50th anniversary of The Orangeburg Massacre. Survivors, participants and officials share their remembrances and struggle to provide some sense of reckoning and hopes for closure.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

Over Here: The Homefront During WWI

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Program Length: 56m 46s
Description: World War I activities on the homefront literally changed the South Carolina landscape, as well as how women and African Americans saw themselves as a part of society. But how do these stories fit into the bigger picture of South Carolina's history?
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities:
 Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Penn Center: A Legacy of Change 

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Description: This program tells the story of the Penn Center’s inception in 1862 as a school for freed slaves to its involvement in the Gullah community today. Today the center collects, documents, preserves, and disseminates information related to cultural heritage of the Sea Island and Lowcountry African American culture.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

Reconstruction 360

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Program Length: 1m 36s
Description: Enslaved people did not have full rights to their children, or control over their lives. When freedom came, parents could take an active role in the upbringing of their children, leading to stronger parental bonds and more stable families.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: 
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Reconstruction Virtual Classroom with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 

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Program Length: 55m 13s
Description: On air Q&A with students and Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; announcement of the SCETV Deconstruct the Reconstruction Contest winners; and an introduction to the PBS Documentary, "Reconstruction: America After the Civil War."
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Coming Soon!

Riverbanks Roundup: Animal Survival Tactics

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Program Length: 26m 34s
Description: Planet Earth is wild! And animals need to be ready to survive. Explore Riverbanks Zoo to meet snakes with night vision, zebras that hide and tigers born to hunt! Plus many more wild animals and plants that have the ultimate survival tactics!
Subject Area(s): Science
Learning Activities:  Download Activity Sheet (PDF)
 

Riverbanks Roundup: Eco Adventure with Philippe Cousteau

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Program Length: 26m 30s
Description: Students are invited to join in as we journey through Riverbanks Zoo and Garden searching for ways to support a healthy Earth and all its creatures! Conservationist Philippe Cousteau is the son of Jan and Philippe Cousteau, Sr. and the grandson of Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau. 
Subject Area(s): Science
Learning Activities:  Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Sea Change

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Program Length: 56m 49s
Description: In Sea Change, South Carolina Educational Television presents diverse perspectives on the impacts of sea level rise and other environmental changes on the entire Eastern Seaboard, as experienced and anticipated in Coastal South Carolina and Georgia. Narrator Patrick McMillan takes viewers from the sands of Hunting Island State Park to cities, towns and communities up and down the coast.
Subject Area(s): Science/Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)
 

South Carolina A to Z 

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Program Length: 49m 41s
Description: Our great state is known for many wonderful places, rich cultural traditions, beautiful and unique floral and fauna, and the source of a variety of products found nowhere else in the nation. This Carolina Stories special takes a lighthearted look at favorite places and homegrown things, spanning the alphabet to showcase all that South Carolina has to offer.
Subject Area(s): ELA/Science Social Studies
Learning Activities: 
Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

South Carolinians in World War II           

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Description: Beginning with the harrowing events that took place at Pearl Harbor, the series weaves together first person accounts of the tragedies, love stories, moments of profound courage and the relentless dedication given by our military men and women in service.
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

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Description: The Southern Campaign was critical in determining the outcome of the American Revolutionary War, yet the South’s importance has been downplayed in most historical accounts to date. 
Subject Area(s)Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

They Were Here: Ice Age Humans in SC 

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Description:  
Subject Area(s): Science/Social Studies
Learning Activities: 
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The Vanishing Generation: WWII 

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Program Length: 57m 1s 
Description: The Vanishing Generation is a powerful visualization of the first-hand accounts of World War II by South Carolina veterans. These personal remembrances tell the story of what these men experienced, and how it not only changed the world but their lives as well. 
Subject Area(s): Social Studies
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Web of Water

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Program Length: 27m 7s
Description: The Web of Water documentary is a wonderful companion to the site's content. Edited as a half-hour broadcast program, the video covers Ian's complete adventure from the mountains to the sea, and features many additional locations and subjects not available in the five webisodes.
Subject Area(s): Science
Learning Activities: Download Activity Sheet (PDF)

 

Women Vision SC 

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Program Length: 7m 24s (Karen Alexander), 8m 56s (Justice Jean Toal), 7m 2s (Inez Tenebaum)
Description: Women Vision SC is a program that focuses on issues affecting women throughout the state and the nation, and a new generation of young people pursuing public service for their communities and the state at large. The program is produced and hosted by former South Carolina ETV president Linda O’Bryon.
Subject Area(s): ELA/Social Studies/CTE
Learning Activities: 
Download Activity Sheet (PDF)