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And now, to the Science Resources...
Summer is a great time for students to explore and engage with content that is new to them! This month, we are featuring our Science and Math content, in two separate blogs. We hope that students of all ages will enjoy exploring these resources throughout the summer months!
Investigating the Ring People in the coastal zone requires scientists of many disciplines. The technology of archaeology goes far beyond shovels.
Between the Waters is SCETV’s 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. Science related content includes:
In 2008, the Catawba River was named the most endangered river in the United States by the advocacy group American Rivers. In this program, The Big Picture looks at the preservation of this river and the citizens that depends on it.
- Elephant Toothpaste Science Experiment | Carolina Classrooms
- Greenwood Genetics Junior Genetics Scholars Camp | Carolina Classrooms
- Liquid Nitrogen | Carolina Classrooms
- SC State Museum – Summer Camps | Carolina Classrooms
- Salt Fires Science Experiment | Carolina Classrooms
- Science Experiments with Warren Wise
- Static Electricity | Carolina Classrooms
- Surface Tension | Carolina Classrooms
- Total Solar Eclipse 2017 | Carolina Classrooms
- USC Sumter Science Camp | Carolina Classrooms
- Virtual Classroom: Astronaut Charles Duke
Chernobyl Event (Collection)
- Part 1 – Pulling Back the Curtain
- Part 2 – Reflecting on the Impact
- Part 3 – Observing the Return of Life
- Why Is Chernobyl Still Talked About Today?
- How Has Russia Changed After the Chernobyl Incident?
- Effects on People and Wildlife
- Other Nuclear Disasters and Economic Impacts
For astronomers Saul Adelman, professor of physics and astronomy at The Citadel, and Bob Dukes from the College of Charleston, travel is a necessity. Observing the skies over Charleston is challenging, since the city is located right at sea level, and few nights contain clear skies. But with the assistance of a new telescope system, Bob Dukes goes to The Citadel to discuss new discoveries with Saul Adelman. Interestingly, the newly acquired data was not found in South Carolina. This automatic, electronic telescope sits on a mountaintop over one thousand miles away!
This special examines the challenges and impacts of climate change. Extreme conditions, drought, floods, rising seas and hurricanes are part of the conversation.
This special features a documentary, interviews with SC authorities and residents, stories on the local impacts on coastal areas, and panel discussions in each community.
In the documentary, Patrick McMillan takes viewers from the sands of Hunting Island State Park to other communities along coastal South Carolina and Georgia, exploring diverse perspectives on the impact of sea level rise on the Eastern Seaboard.
Congaree National Park partnered with South Carolina ETV for a technology camp in which students learned from community members about their experiences at Congaree and the importance the area has had in their lives. Students then created stories in their own voices through photos, videos, and their written words.
The story of Congaree National Park and the struggles to preserve it are told in the documentary from Carolina Stories.
- Charles F. Bolden Jr. |Conversations with Scientists and Astronauts
- Charles M. Duke | Conversations with Scientists and Astronauts
- Dr. Charles H. Townes | Conversations with Scientists and Astronauts
- Dr. Jack Horner | Conversations with Scientists and Astronauts
- Dr. Kary B. Mullis | Conversations with Scientists and Astronauts
- Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Part 1 | Conversations with Scientists and Astronauts
- Dr. Neil de Grasse Tyson, Part 2 | Conversations with Scientists and Astronauts
- Susan Leigh Still Kilrain | Conversations with Scientists and Astronauts
The first series features a Panel Discussion with the artists, and the second series consists of bios of each artist. Both series reveal numerous details about these careers in the arts, as well as the educational requirements, and the technology and soft skills utilized in each field.
This series provides facts on geography, plants, and animals found in a variety of South Carolina state parks.
- Cheraw Recreation State Park | Destination: SC Parks
- Devil’s Fork State Park | Destination: SC Parks
- Givhans Ferry State Park | Destination: SC Parks
- Hampton Plantation State Historic Site | Destination: SC Parks
- Hunting Island State Park | Destination: SC Parks
- Jones Gap State Park | Destination: SC Parks
- Lake Warren State Park | Destination: SC Parks
- Santee State Park | Destination: SC Parks
- Woods Bay State Natural Area | Destination: SC Parks
This series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s colleges and universities, and focuses on a broad range of scientific subjects including biology, chemistry and physics, and multidisciplinary fields such as bioengineering, chemical engineering, high performance computing, and nanotechnology. Topics include alternative energy, Alzheimer’s, biochips, bioengineering, biofuels, biomedical engineering, cardiovascular research, cell research, fuel cells, fungal research, genomics, lasers, organ printing, real-time PCR, regenerative medicine, size-exclusion chromatography, and stem cell research.
This series was developed by DHEC and the S.C. Department of Education to celebrate Earth Day. Topics include recycling, energy conservation, watersheds, air quality, beach trash, storm drains and more.
- Air Quality | Earth Today
- Beach Trash | Earth Today
- Eartha and the Recycle Guys | Earth Today
- Hybrid Cars – Energy Conservation | Earth Today
- Old Tires – International Paper | Earth Today
- Recycle and Conserve | Earth Today
- Recycling Used Oil | Earth Today
- Saving Energy in the Home | Earth Today
- Storm Drain Tagging | Earth Today
- Watershed | Earth Today
- Earth Today (Full Version)
Developed by DHEC and SC Department of Education, this series celebrates Earth Day. Topics related to science include heart health, stopping smoking, run-off pollution, nutrition, environmentally sustainable buildings, beach/river sweep, wetlands, brown fields, lead paint, buying recycled products, and recycling.
- Beach Sweep/River Sweep | Earth Today Kid Minutes
- Buy Recycled Products | Earth Today Kid Minutes
- Environmentally Sustainable Building | Earth Today Kid Minutes
- Lead Paint | Earth Today Kid Minutes
- Nutrition | Earth Today Kid Minutes
- Recycle Commercial | Earth Today Kid Minutes
- Run-off Pollution | Earth Today Kid Minutes0
- Stop Smoking | Earth Today Kid Minutes
- Wetlands | Earth Today Kid Minutes
Environmental Ed welcomes students to explore the world around them, and guides them as they learn about the food chain, plant and animal survival, bio-diversity, pollution, conservation, recycling, green energy and technology, environmental health, and more.
Produced by S.C. Department of Education and ETV with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Services, the series focuses on environmental education in short, concise minute programs that schools can use in locally produced school news programs or as part of science lessons. The programs provide student awareness and promote good habits, including recycling. Topics include oil leaks, greenhouse effect, renewable resources, packaging and styrofoam.
- Acid Rain | Environmental Minutes
- Bandana | Environmental Minutes
- Brushing Teeth | Environmental Minutes
- Comics | Environmental Minutes
- Crayons | Environmental Minutes
- Dinosaurs | Environmental Minutes
- Donating Items | Environmental Minutes
- Drip…Drip…Drip | Environmental Minutes
- Email Penpal | Environmental Minutes
- Greenhouse Effect | Environmental Minutes
- Grocery Bags | Environmental Minutes
- Jug in the Tank | Environmental Minutes
- Light Bulb | Environmental Minutes
- Loggerhead Turtles | Environmental Minutes
- Lunch Box | Environmental Minutes
- Man’s Best Friend | Environmental Minutes
- Oil Leak | Environmental Minutes
- Packaging | Environmental Minutes
- Paper Towels | Environmental Minutes
- Picking Up Trash | Environmental Minutes
- Recycle Aluminum| Environmental Minutes
- Recycle Glass | Environmental Minutes
- Renewable Resources | Environmental Minutes
- Styrofoam | Environmental Minutes
- Trash | Environmental Minutes
- Vegetables | Environmental Minutes
- Washing Car | Environmental Minutes
- Wild Animals | Environmental Minutes
- Environmental Minutes (Full Version)
ETV Shorts spotlights the beautiful state of South Carolina and highlights some amazing people.
Naturalist, author, educator and Emmy-winning host Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on fascinating adventures throughout North and South America. A wide assortment of plant and animal life are featured in these 20 segments from the well-known television series.
The series explores science and integrates technology, while focusing on various careers. The videos are less than 10 minutes and are filmed through the eyes of the cameraman, D.V.
- Aircraft | Eye Wonder
- Astronomy | Eye Wonder
- Automobile | Eye Wonder
- Aquarium | Eye Wonder
- Birds of Prey | Eye Wonder
- Bottling | Eye Wonder
- Bridges | Eye Wonder
- Cave | Eye Wonder
- Crane | Eye Wonder
- Electric Car | Eye Wonder
- Firefighter | Eye Wonder
- Fish Hatchery | Eye Wonder
- Forensics | Eye Wonder
- Glass | Eye Wonder
- Hydroelectric Power | Eye Wonder
- Ice Cream | Eye Wonder
- Koalas | Eye Wonder
- Nuclear Power | Eye Wonder
- Oceanography | Eye Wonder
- Penguins | Eye Wonder
- Physics | Eye Wonder
- Plastic Bottle Recycling | Eye Wonder
- Quarry | Eye Wonder
- Radio | Eye Wonder
- Radio Astronomy | Eye Wonder
- Sailplane | Eye Wonder
- Seeds | Eye Wonder
- Sewage | Eye Wonder
- Submarine | Eye Wonder
- Volcano | Eye Wonder
- Weather | Eye Wonder
- Zamboni | Eye Wonder
Finding Clovis takes viewers on an archeological adventure at the Topper dig site in Allendale County, South Carolina. Famous for Clovis and pre-Clovis artifacts, there is recent evidence that may support the theory that a comet suddenly wiped out the Clovis culture 13,000 years ago. In the Topper dig, Finding Clovis, world-renowned scientists Allen West, Dennis Stanford from the Smithsonian, David Anderson, Scott Jones, and Al Goodyear from the University of South Carolina will offer their opinions about these significant first Americans, where they came from, how they lived, and what may have been their fate.
- Finding Clovis, Part 1 – The Topper Site | Carolina Stories
- Finding Clovis, Part 2 – Gathering Artifacts | Carolina Stories
- Finding Clovis, Part 3 – Prehistoric Tools | Carolina Stories
- Finding Clovis, Part 4 – Clovis People ? Carolina Stories
From the Sky is a digital series that offers viewers a glimpse into the cities and towns of South Carolina from a “not often seen” vantage point…from above.
Near the northern coastline of South Carolina, just south of Murrells Inlet is an outdoor sanctuary that is like no place else in the world. Brookgreen Gardens is affectionately called the Floral Jewel of the coast. The garden is a blend of exquisite art and beautiful nature that can now be viewed...From the Sky!
When it comes to South Carolina history, there are few places that are as significant as Charleston Harbor. Through the centuries, the harbor has experienced a wave of transformation, leaving bits of history in its wake. Its remnants, as well as its additions, are quite the spectacle when seen...From the Sky!
- Charleston Harbor | From the Sky (Video)
- Charleston Harbor – From the Sky Video Questions
- Charleston Harbor - From the Sky Worksheet
With over 25,000 farms and 4 million acres farmland in South Carolina, agriculture is the number one industry in the state. Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans are some of the top commodities but there’s only one place in South Carolina that grows tea. In fact, the Charleston Tea Garden is the only farm in North America were tea is grown and manufactured. After water, tea is the most consumed beverage on the planet and we’re going to see where it all begins...From the Sky!
The city of Columbia is not just at the geographical center of the state, it's also at the center of governmental and commercial activity. Affectionately known as Soda City, Columbia is well known for its dedication to the arts, rich history, and southern hospitality. Check out South Carolina's state capital…From the Sky!
- City of Columbia | From the Sky (Video)
- City of Columbia – From the Sky PowerPoint Presentation for Classroom Assignment
- City of Columbia – From the Sky Video Questions
- State House Analysis
There are over 41,000 miles of road in South Carolina. Like veins in a body’s circulatory system, they connect the busy cities and small towns to each other, each serving a vital role throughout our state. It’s at these vessels of transportation where you can find some of the most heart-stirring sights. So, strap in as we hit the road and explore scenic highway 81...From the Sky!
- Highway 81 | From the Sky (Video)
On the southern tip of South Carolina lies one of the most unique ecosystems with diverse wildlife and variety of landscapes. Peaceful Beaches, swampy marshlands, and coastal forests stretch across the state’s 187 miles of coastline. The quintessence of which is Hunting Island, now seen...From the Sky!
- Hunting Island | From the Sky (Video)
The enchanting peaks and serene basins of Lake Jocassee are unlike anything else in South Carolina! And they can best be seen…From the Sky! Fly over the 75,000-acre reservoir that is commonly known as the blue jewel of the Appalachian Mountains.
There are countless abandoned buildings and relics scattered across South Carolina. Some however, offer more than just a glimpse into the past. Accounts of strange phenomena have forever been associated with certain places across the state. Now, these mysterious ruins will be investigated...From the Sky!
- Ruins | From the Sky (Video)
Between South Carolina’s piedmont and coastal plain, there lies a unique and ancient geographic... the Sandhills. Formed over a hundred million years ago, the sandhills are the result of prehistoric oceans that receded during the ice age. What was once a shoreline a millennia ago, this area now has a very distinct and flourishing ecosystem that offers a one-of-a-kind view...From the Sky!
- Sandhills | From the Sky (Video)
Located along the South Carolina - North Carolina border in Pickens County and towering over 3,500 feet, Sassafras Mountain is the highest point in the state of South Carolina.
- Sassafras Mountain (Video)
In the late 1950s, and throughout the 1960s, the U.S. was in the middle of The Cold War with the Soviet Union. Both sides tried to out-perform one another in every way, including scientific advancements and setting records. The Soviet Union had kicked off the "Space Race" when they launched the first man-made satellite called "Sputnik." In this episode of History In A Nutshell, follow the events leading up to the U.S. landing on the moon; from test pilots and Project Mercury, through Gemini and the Apollo program!
Also included in this episode is a bonus feature! For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the South Carolina State Museum hosted a special screening of the PBS documentary Chasing The Moon. During this event, Knowitall.org and SCETV got the opportunity to interview two South Carolinians who helped recover Apollo spacecraft after they returned from their journeys to the moon!
Part 1 briefly outlines the Cold War, and how the "Space Race" got started, with the Soviets' launching of Sputnik, in October, 1957. Next came the U.S. competing with the Soviets to launch a man into space. The U.S. considered several methods for putting a man into space, but ultimately decided on Project Mercury, and set out to find seven astronauts to carry America's torch into space.
Gemini is the not widely known bridge between Mercury, and the Apollo Program. Gemini would serve as the test-bed for Apollo; to prepare NASA for trips to the moon. After the successes with the Gemini program, Apollo would have rocky beginnings with the loss of the Apollo 1 crew. America ultimately won the "Space Race" by applying the lessons learned from the Apollo 1 tragedy. After winning the race with Apollo 11, passion and public sentiment for space flight in general set in, and the moon missions ended after Apollo 17.
For the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's historic moon landing, the South Carolina State Museum hosted a special screening of PBS' Chasing The Moon. During this event, South Carolina ETV, and Knowitall.org, were able to interview two South Carolinians who served in the U.S. Navy, and helped recover Apollo spacecraft during their careers: Navy SEAL Bob Coggin, from Charleston, S.C., and photographer Milt Putnam, from Seneca, S.C.
Bob Coggin, from Charleston, S.C., served as a U.S. Navy "frogman" diver. A "frogman" is someone who is trained in scuba diving or swimming underwater for military or police work. During the Vietnam War, Coggin was part of a Navy SEAL underwater demolition team. Just after returning to the U.S. from his tour in Vietnam, Coggin received his next assignment: to train for the possibility of recovering the Apollo 8 spacecraft. Once a spacecraft returned to the earth, "frogmen" would assist with its recovery - performing duties such as attaching flotation devices to the spacecraft, and assisting the astronauts' egress from inside the spacecraft.
Coggin was one of these "frogmen" stationed on the U.S.S. Yorktown who assisted astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders, after they returned from orbiting the moon on Apollo 8.
Milt Putnam, from Seneca, South Carolina, was a U.S. Navy photographer, who also served in the Vietnam War. Putnam was assigned to take official photographs of several Apollo recoveries: Apollo 8, Apollo 10, and Apollo 11. Putnam, who was stationed on board the U.S.S. Hornet, discusses his experiences chronicling the events of Apollo 11's recovery, and about his career in the Navy.
Putnam's photographs of Apollo 11 were used by news media outlets all across the globe.
The place for hands-on math and science activities and games.
Find out about a variety of "hot" career choices from people who know them best! Produced for the SC Employment Security Commission (now called SC Department of Employment and Workforce).
- Agriculture and Farming | Hot Jobs
- Archaeologist | Hot Jobs
- Architect | Hot Jobs
- Criminal Profiler | Hot Jobs
- Dietitian | Hot Jobs
- FBI Jobs | Hot Jobs
- Forensic Pathologist | Hot Jobs
- Game Warden or Conservation Officer | Hot Jobs
- Graphic Designer | Hot Jobs
- Green Jobs | Hot Jobs
- Information Technology Manager | Hot Jobs
- Meteorologist | Hot Jobs
- Radiologist and Ultrasound Technician | Hot Jobs
Kids Work! is a virtual community of workplaces designed to give students an interactive job exploration experience that connects school work to real work. Workplaces include a hospital, a television station and a theater.
- Audio Engineer | Kids Work! (Interactive)
- Audio/Video Technician | Kids Work!
- Dietitian | Kids Work!
- Director | Kids Work! (Interactive)
- EFP Specialist | Kids Work!
- Graphic Designer | Kids Work!
- Lighting Designer | Kids Work! (Interactive)
- Lighting Designer | Kids Work! (Video)
- Medical Lab Technician | Kids Work! (Interactive)
- Medical Lab Technician | Kids Work! (Video)
- Neonatal Nurse | Kids Work!
- Pharmacist | Kids Work! (Video)
- Pharmacist | Kids Work! (Interactive)
- Physical Therapist | Kids Work!
- Radiologic Technologist | Kids Work!
- Record Technician | Kids Work!
- Trauma Surgeon | Kids Work!
- Webmaster | Kids Work!
Using career profiles and 360 videos, Let's Go! CAREERS brings students virtually inside the work environment, especially in areas that need skilled workers.
Health Science careers have one goal in common: to maintain and restore health and deliver care. South Carolina has a growing "Life Science" industry. Meet individuals who work inside labs, creating life-saving medicine.
Learn about careers in green energy, biofuel, chromatography, biomanufacturing, pharmaceuticals and more.
People in the public safety are committed to helping strangers whose lives are at stake. Meet individuals who work in fire service, emergency management services and for 9-1-1 communication services.
Gain insight into careers in Transportation and Logistics including those of an engineering director, an import team leader and a mechanical systems design engineer.
- Let’s Go Careers Logistics and Transportation Engineers
- Let’s Go Careers: SAILING into EXCITING WRITING…by exploring the life of CARGO VESSELS & World Commerce
- 4H Junior Master Gardener Program | Making It Grow
- Clemson Outdoor Lab – Camp Garden | Making It Grow
- Coker College Aquaponics | Making It Grow
- From Seeds to Shoreline | Making It Grow
- Great American Eclipse | Making It Grow
- Roper Mountain Science Center | Making It Grow
- Spring Flora Botany Class at Riverbanks | Making It Grow
- Student Organic Farm at Clemson University | Making It Grow
A documentary highlighting the story of the Kosciuszko tunnel and the technology behind the 3D mapping and preservation efforts concerning the little known tunnel that is a part of the Ninety Six National Historic Site in Ninety Six, South Carolina. The Mapping of Kosciuszko’s Tunnel project is collaboration between SCETV, The University of South Florida (USF), The Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies (AIST) and the National Park Service.
This series provides the opportunity and resources to explore mathematics applications in a real-world context, and to link mathematics to other curriculum areas, including science, music, and more. It features selected guests who talk about how they use math in their jobs.
- Air | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Entertaining Motion | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion in the Environment | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion in Fitness | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion in the Environment | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion in Industry | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion in Space | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion Made Easier | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion, Motion Everywhere | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion on the Road | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Motion on the Water | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Objects in Motion | Math in the Middle of Motion
- Sports and Dance | Math in the Middle of Motion
Hosted by Betty Gasque, a nationally recognized mathematics educator, Math in the Middle of Design provides the opportunity and resources to explore mathematics applications in a real-world context. Students will learn how to link mathematics to other curriculum areas, including science, music, and more. It features selected guests who talk about how they use math in their jobs.
- Advertising and Marketing | Math in the Middle of Design
- Architectural Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Classical Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Color in Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Computer-Enhanced Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Design in Sports | Math in the Middle of Design
- Environmental Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Fashion and Textile Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Industrial and Ergonomical Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Landscape Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Photographic Design | Math in the Middle of Design
- Video and Film Design | Math in the Middle of Design
Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field of engineering that includes a combination of systems engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, control engineering and computer engineering. As technology advances, the subfields of engineering multiply and adapt. Mechatronics' aim is a design process that unifies these subfields. Many schools in the Upstate of South Carolina are keying in on the educational aspects of this technical field.
Meet the Helpers is designed to introduce “helpers” and explain the role they play in emergency situations.
- Doctor | Meet the Helpers
- Firefighter | Meet the Helpers
- Lineworker | Meet the Helpers
- Meteorologist | Meet the Helpers
- Paramedic | Meet the Helpers
- Police Officer | Meet the Helpers
- Teacher | Meet the Helpers
Find award-winning science, math and technology videos and interactives for grades K-12 produced by NASA and provided for distribution to South Carolina ETV's Knowitall.
Programs in the series establish a connection between the mathematics, science, and technology concepts taught in the classroom to those used every day by NASA researchers. The lesson guide, containing a hands-on activity and the web-based application reinforce and extend the objectives presented in the program.
- “A” Train Express | NASA CONNECT
- Algebra: Mirror, Mirror on the Universe | NASA CONNECT
- Ancient Observatories: Timeless Knowledge | NASA CONNECT
- Better Health from Space to Earth | NASA CONNECT
- Breaking Barriers”: Solving Linear Equations | NASA CONNECT
- Centennial of Flight: Problem Solving | NASA CONNECT
- Data Analysis & Measurement: Dancing in the Night Sky | NASA CONNECT
- Data Analysis & Measurement: Having a Solar Blast! | NASA CONNECT
- Eclipse: The Path of Totality: Angular Size | NASA CONNECT
- Festival of Flight Special: Opening Space for Next Generation Explorers | NASA CONNECT
- Functions & Statistics: Dressed for Space | NASA CONNECT
- Geometry & Algebra: The Future Flight Equation | NASA CONNECT
- Good Stress: Building Better Muscles & Bones | NASA CONNECT
- Hidden Treasures: Landscape Archaeology | NASA CONNECT
- Measurement, Ratios & Graphing: Safety First | NASA CONNECT
- Measurements, Ratios & Graphing: Who Added the Micro to Gravity? | NASA CONNECT
- Proportionality: The X-Plane Generation | NASA CONNECT
- PSA: The Astronaut’s Helper | NASA CONNECT
- Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning | NASA CONNECT
- Rocket to the Stars | NASA CONNECT
- Team Extreme: Statistics of Success | NASA CONNECT
- Venus Transit | NASA CONNECT
- Virtual Earth | NASA CONNECT
- World Space Congress | NASA CONNECT
Our math simulation video segments have been excerpted from the full-length series, NASA CONNECT.
(The programs from this series are listed under the MATH RESOURCES. Please scroll down.)
The NASA Sci Files™ is an inquiry-based and standards-based, Emmy® award-winning series of 60-minute instructional programs for students in grades 3-5. Programs are designed to introduce students to NASA; integrate mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method; and to motivate students to become critical thinkers and active problem solvers.
View all multi-part programs in each series by first clicking on Part 1. After viewing, scroll down until you see More in this Series on the KnowItAll.org website. Then scroll across until you see the next part of the specific title you are viewing.
- Case of the Barking Dogs, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Biological Biosphere, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Deafening Sound, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Disappearing Dirt, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Electrical Mystery, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Energy Crunch, Part 1 |NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Galactic Vacation, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Great Space Exploration, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Inhabitable Habitat, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Mysterious Material, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Ocean Odyssey, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Phenomenal Weather, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Prize-Winning Plants, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Shaky Quake, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the Wacky Water Cycle, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
- Case of the “Wright” Invention, Part 1 | NASA SciFiles
Play interactive science activities on an assortment of topics.
- Brain Teasers
- Common Causes of Household Odors
- How Sound Travels
- Hurricane Basics
- Invention Timeline
- Light and Color
- Lightning and Static
- Matter and Molecules
- Parts of an Airplane
- Plate Movements – Convergent
- Plate Movements – Divergent
- Plate Movements - Lateral
- Scattering Light
- Sense of Smell
- Understanding Electricity
- Using NASA Technology to Track Hurricanes
- Wave Traits
- Word Jumble
These educational capsules are effective lesson triggers, featuring SCETV's NatureScene naturalist, Rudy Mancke. The Nature Notes series looks at locations around South Carolina and some parts of the U.S. by getting an intimate look at creatures and plant life. Rudy provides interesting information in his usual science-is-all-around-us style.
- ACE Basin | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Bald Eagle | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Butterflies |Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Carnivorous Plants | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Dragonfly | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Eastern Cottonmouth | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Fall Lines | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Flowers | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Jocassee Gorges | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Mountains to the Sea | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Osprey | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Poisonous Plants | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Rattlesnake Rattler | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- River Otter | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
- Vultures | Nature Notes with Rudy Mancke
NatureScene was one of the most successful series produced by South Carolina ETV, taking viewers for a field trip in nature with Naturalist Rudy Mancke from 1978 to 2003. Along with Rudy were hosts Beryl Dakers and Jim Welch, and Director of Photography Allen Sharpe.
- Appalachian Cove (SC)
- Bulls Island Natural Area (SC)
- Cartwheel Bay (SC)
- Congaree National Park (SC)
- Forty Acre Rock (SC)
- Jocassee Gorges (SC)
- Lee State Park (SC)
- Little Pee Dee River (SC)
- Old Santee Canal Park (SC)
- Peachtree Rock (SC)
- Sandy Island (SC)
- Sandy Point (SC)
- Santee National Wildlife Refuge (SC)
- Savannah River Site (SC)
- Sumter National Forest (SC)
A public affairs series of South Carolina ETV.
Original SC is a series featuring stories of everyday South Carolinians living, working and experiencing all that the Palmetto State has to offer. The series is a part of PBS Digital Studios.
- John Slaughter, Careers in National Parks | Original SC
- John Slaughter, National Park Service | Original SC
- Sea Turtle Rescue Manager | Original SC
- Shark Feeder Arnold Postell | Original SC
Series that explored and celebrated the architectural and cultural heritage of South Carolina's small towns and countryside.
- Lexington, Part 4 – Peachtree Rock Preserve | Palmetto Places
- Lower Richland, Part 1 – Early History and Congaree Swamp | Palmetto Places
- Lower Richland, Part 2 – Wavering Place | Palmetto Places
- McClellanville, Part 4 – Freddy Arthur’s Butterfly Barn | Palmetto Places
- Newberry, Part 3 – Carter and Holmes Nursery | Palmetto Places
- Orangeburg, Part 2 – Edisto Memorial Gardens | Palmetto Places
ETV’s public affairs team brings you an exciting program designed for every audience member. Palmetto Scene is a South Carolina video magazine that explores the people, places, and culture of the Palmetto State.
- Disappearing Frogs Project | Palmetto Scene
- Exhibit Allows Visitors to Care for Sea Turtles | Palmetto Scene
- What Is a Century Plant? | Palmetto Scene
- Which Snakes Are Harmless? | Palmetto Scene
This series explores South Carolina history. Produced by Daniel H. Pipes, the series not only teaches students the history of South Carolina, but helps them appreciate their state.
These short minute programs are provided for schools to incorporate into their school news programs or use in the study of South Carolina geography and science habitat. Each minute focuses on an aspect of flora or fauna found in South Carolina state parks.
- Bald Eagle | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Black Bear | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Blue-Ridge Mountain Ecosystem | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Catawba River Habitat | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Cypress Swamp | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Oconee Bell Habitat | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Photosynthesis | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Red Cockaded Woodpecker | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Rocky Shoals Spider Lilies | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Stocking Trout | Parks Adventures Minutes
- Trout in South Carolina | Parks Adventures Minutes
Pee Dee Explorer features over six hours of video vignettes that characterize the natural, cultural, and agricultural landscapes of the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. Pee Dee Explorer is divided into chapters that provide various contexts for telling the story of the region. Each chapter contains a collection of video stories and accompanying text, based on well-known and "off the beaten path" landmarks found in the Pee Dee.
Science-related segments include:
- A Working Forest | Pee Dee Explorer
- An Adventure with Pee Dee Land Trust | Pee Dee Explorer
- Animals, Plants and Carolina Bays | Pee Dee Explorer
- Arrival of the RCWs | Pee Dee Explorer
- Bee Keeper | Pee Dee Explorer
- Bird Watching | Pee Dee Explorer
- Bird Watching and Monitoring | Pee Dee Explorer
- Birds of Prey | Pee Dee Explorer
- Black River | Pee Dee Explorer
- Black River Expeditions | Pee Dee Explorer
- Carolina Bays | Pee Dee Explorer
- Carolina Marsh Tacky | Pee Dee Explorer
- Computer Aided Design | Pee Dee Explorer
- Conway Oaks | Pee Dee Explorer
- Cretaceous Seas | Pee Dee Explorer
- Edible Wild Plants | Pee Dee Explorer
- Environmental Awareness | Pee Dee Explorer
- Fossils, Bones and Ancient Trees | Pee Dee Explorer
- Habitat | Pee Dee Explorer
- Indigenous Medicine | Pee Dee Explorer
- Longleaf Pine Habitat | Pee Dee Explorer
- Monitoring Wildlife | Pee Dee Explorer
- Natural and Cultural Landscapes | Pee Dee Explorer
- Nest Building | Pee Dee Explorer
- Pee Dee Geography | Pee Dee Explorer
- Sandhills Landform | Pee Dee Explorer
- Sugarloaf Mountain | Pee Dee Explorer
- Sugarloaf Mountain Vegetation | Pee Dee Explorer
- Time Capsule in the Sand | Pee Dee Explorer
- Tom Yawley Wildlife Center | Pee Dee Explorer
- Two Rivers | Pee Dee Explorer
- Waccamaw River | Pee Dee Explorer
- Winyah Bay | Pee Dee Explorer
- Charles Bolden, Astronaut & Administrator of NASA | Periscope
- The Environment | Periscope
- Sustainable Consumption | Periscope
This program covers plate tectonics, continental drift, sea-floor spreading, Pangea, earthquakes, seismology, seismic waves and the Richter Scale,
- Plates & Quakes (Full Program)
- Plates & Quakes: Earthquakes
- Plates & Quakes: Faults
- Plates & Quakes: Lessons
- Plates & Quakes: Measuring Intensity
- Plates & Quakes: Plate Tectonics
- Plates & Quakes: Review
* South Carolina educators, please register for an account on KnowItAll.org to gain access to all of the resources that are available to South Carolina educators. Please use your school email account when registering.
Project Discovery Earth Day Special at Congaree National Park. A look at the history of the park and the diversity of life that flourishes in this protected bottomland forest and river system.
Project Discovery visits the Kennedy Space Center.
- Kennedy Space Center, Part 1 | Project Discovery
- Spaceport USA, Part 2 | Project Discovery
- Space Shuttle Orbiter Tour, Part 3 | Project Discovery
- Vehicle Assembly Building & Launch Control Center, Part 4 | Project Discovery
- Crawler Transporter, Part 5 | Project Discovery
- Langley Research Center Teacher Resources, Part 6
- Center for Space Education: Teacher Resources, Part 7 | Project Discovery
- Around Alone, Part 1 | Project Discovery Revisited
- Around Alone, Part 2 | Project Discovery Revisited
- Bats, Bats, Facts and Myths | Project Discovery Revisited
- Butterflies at Riverbanks Zoo | Project Discovery Revisited
- Dinosaur Families | Project Discovery Revisited
- Fire Academy, Part 1 | Project Discovery Revisited
- Fire Academy, Part 2 | Project Discovery Revisited
- Fort Discovery | Project Discovery Revisited
- H.L. Hunley Discovered | Project Discovery Revisited
- Horse Training Center | Project Discovery Revisited
- Medical Care for Birds of Prey | Project Discovery Revisited
- Meeting Big Backyard Monsters | Project Discovery Revisited
- NC Zoo and Elephants Project | Project Discovery Revisited
- Research Vessel Palmetto, Part 1 | Project Discovery Revisited
- Research Vessel Palmetto, Part 2 | Project Discovery Revisited
- Riverbanks Zoo | Project Discovery Revisited
- SC Aquarium, Part 1 | Project Discovery Revisited
- SC Aquarium, Part 2 | Project Discovery Revisited
- Shores & Sea Creatures | Project Discovery Revisited
- Snakes, Snakes, Snakes | Project Discovery Revisited
- Space Camp
Reef-X documents how decommissioned military equipment is cleaned, carefully prepared, and then placed in the ocean bed to build reefs off the coast of Beaufort, South Carolina.
Forty centuries ago, Native Americans left their mark on the landscape of coastal South Carolina. Today, archaeologists from South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), a dozen universities and the National Park Service search for clues to our earliest-known coastal dwellers. The story takes viewers to remote sites as scientists discover the ancient South Carolinians who built monumental rings of shell.
The SC Department of Education worked with Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens to explore the science-based aspects of the animals, flora and fauna at the zoo. Guests on the series include various professionals who take care of the animals and who have vast knowledge of maintaining these thriving habitats.
A series of short programs filmed at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, S.C. The programs focus on science topics, habitat and other interesting aspects of extraordinary animals such as koalas, penguins, gorillas, and elephants.
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RiverVenture is the story of South Carolina's cultural and natural landscape as told by its rivers. Take a virtual "float-trip" across South Carolina, following the Saluda, the Congaree, the Santee, the Cooper, and the Catawba Rivers.
From the Appalachian Mountains, the Catawba River south through the Carolina Piedmont, where it becomes the Wateree River and eventually flows out to the Atlantic Ocean as the Santee River. From the earliest Native Americans to present day kayakers, people have always been drawn to the power of the Catawba River. On your Catawba RiverVenture you will explore several areas of the river that tell the stories of how the Catawba River has shaped the land and our history, and how we are still connected to the river today.
While you may recognize some present day landmarks on your journey, your Catawba RiverVenture is a virtual trip and doesn't represent the true distances between these landmarks.
RiverVenture needs your help!
Riverventure Headquarters has heard reports of problems in the estuary. A sign warns people not to collect or eat shellfish such as oysters and clams. People are testing the water for strange reaons...
- Find out why the shellfish bed in this area has been closed.
- What are other potential problems for the estuary?
- Gather clues and file a River Wrap Report when you're ready!
The panorama is full of objects, some obvious and others hidden. Scroll over the landscape and see how many you can find!
Students engage in a scientific mystery that they solve by exploring interactive panoramic images of Charleston, SC and picking up clues along the way. This module focuses on the estuary, the point where fresh water meets salt water, and problems that pollution causes for creatures in this environment. After students learn about runoff, building booms, point source pollutants, and the dilution solution they are asked 10 quiz questions to solve the mystery in the River Wrap.
- Carrick Creek | RiverVenture - NEW ON KNOWITALL.ORG! JUST ADDED!
Table Rock Park is one of the most popular attractions in the South Carolina State Park system. Carrick Creek Falls is one of the largest and most photographed waterfalls along the trail, and a visitor can easily access its plunge pool from the trail.
After floating through the hilly Piedmont, you arrive at the Sandhills of South Carolina. Between 55 and 100 million years ago the sea level was higher and the coast was farther inland. Marine fossils and beach sand remain as evidence of the ancient beachfront in the Sandhills. Over millions of years, the sea level dropped and by 10,000 BCE humans occupied the central area of the state.
Students engage in a scientific mystery that they solve by exploring interactive panoramic images of Columbia, SC and picking up clues along the way. Along the waterways they study the history, geography, ecology, plants and wildlife of this region and also learn how rivers were instrumental in forming this historic city.
Cove forests are unique ecosystems found exclusively in North America, in the southern Appalachian Mountains of the United States. They are a special type of forest known as mixed deciduous, meaning that forest's trees lose their leaves in fall. Cove forests are restricted to mountain "coves," which are bowl-shaped valleys with very rich, fertile, damp soil. Many cove forests have streams wandering through part of the forest. The cove forests of the South exhibit the greatest plant and tree diversity of any forests in the United States. The cove forests of South Carolina are restricted to the northwest portion of the state, extending from the north of Westminster to north of Greenville, Jones Gap State Park, Table Rock State Park, Oconee State Park, and Caesars Head State Park all contain cove forest communities.
- Black-Bellied Salamander | The Cove Forest
- Dear Mouse | The Cove Forest
- Eastern Box Turtle | The Cove Forest
- Eastern Pipistrelle Bat | The Cove Forest
- Jordan’s Salamander | The Cove Forest
- Masked Shrew | The Cove Forest
- Ocoee Salamander | The Cove Forest
- Rat Snake | The Cove Forest
- Red Salamander | The Cove Forest
- Red-Backed Vole | The Cove Forest
- Short-Tailed Shrew | The Cove Forest
- Spotted Salamander | The Cove Forest
- Two-Lined Salamander | The Cove Forest
- Wood Frog | The Cove Forest
PHOTOS - Don’t miss the photos while you’re there!
Salt marshes are found around the world, but the one you are about to tour can be found right here in South Carolina on the North American continent. Salt marshes are located only along the coast. This is because a salt marsh is an area that is flooded by saline (salty) water. The salt marshes are better developed as you move farther south in South Carolina.
- Crabbing and Fishing in the Marsh | The Salt Marsh
- Fiddler Crabs Emerging from Their Burrows | The Salt Marsh
- Great Egret| The Salt Marsh
- Male Fiddler Behavior | The Salt Marsh
- Mud Snail | The Salt Marsh
- Raccoon | The Salt Marsh
- Terrapin | The Salt Marsh
- Tides | The Salt Marsh
PHOTOS – Be sure to view the photos before you go!
A documentary about the struggle to save an exceptional South Carolina island and its Gullah community from development. Home to endangered species and rare long leaf pine forests, Sandy Island is the largest undeveloped freshwater island on the east coast. The program tells the story of the unique coalition of conservationists, state agencies, businessmen and community residents who came together to save this extraordinary place and preserve a historic culture.
- Chemistry | Science Splash
- Civil Engineer | Science Splash
- Female Pilot | Science Splash
- Girl Power | Science Splash
- SCDOT Civil Engineer | Science Splash
- Videographer | Science Splash
Dr. Ernest E. Just was born in Charleston, S.C. in 1883. He was an African American biologist, teacher, and scholar who focused on the cell, fertilization, and marine biology. He researched all over the world, making major discoveries about the cell surface and the changes it undergoes during the process of fertilization. He also developed important techniques for studying the breeding habits and eggs of marine invertebrates.
Scientific SC is an animated video series that chronicles the lives of South Carolina’s scientists and inventors along with their discoveries. It is designed to give students a primer on the scientists, as well as short lessons on their work and how it relates to topics in the South Carolina science standards, all in around two minutes.
Naturalist Rudy Mancke, renowned for his work on South Carolina ETV’s NatureScene series, talks a tad about some of his favorite creatures, sharing his enthusiasm for nature and his knowledge about fascinating things all around us in SC. From his office at the University of South Carolina that is filled with artifacts and creatures of every size and description, Rudy shares a minute of information on interesting science topics!
- Brown Pelican | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
- Fossilized Bivalve | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
- Horseshoe Crab, Part 1 | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
- Horseshoe Crab, Part 2 | Short Takes with Rudy Mancke
- Loggerhead Sea Turtle | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
- Moon Snail | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
- Sea Urchin | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
- Shells – Bivalve and Univalves | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
- South Carolina State Shell | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
- Sponge – Dead man’s Finger | Short Takes with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
SC Focus is a regular feature of South Carolina Public Radio and covers a wide variety of subjects, both serious and whimsical. SC Focus can be heard at various times throughout the week during the news programs on all South Carolina Public Radio stations.
- Drones: A Growing Tool for a Myriad of Uses | South Carolina Focus
- Scientists Seek to Learn More About Sharks | South Carolina Focus
- South Carolina Forests Contribute Much to the State Landscape, Economy | South Carolina Focus
- South Carolina Has a Healthy Population of Alligators Once Again | South Carolina Focus
- A Is for Ace Basin | South Carolina from A to Z | (video)
- E is for Edisto Beach | South Carolina from A to Z (video)
- O Is for Oconee Bells | South Carolina from A to Z (video)
- V Is for Venus Fly Trap | South Carolina from A to Z (video)
- “B” is for Brodie, Laura | South Carolina Public Radio
- “C” is for Chamberlain, Edward Burnham | South Carolina Public Radio
- “L” is for Loggerhead Turtle, State Reptile | South Carolina Public Radio
- “P” is for Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge | South Carolina Public Radio
- Charles Bolden | SC Hall of Fame
- Charles Duke | SC Hall of Fame
- Charles Townes | SC Hall of Fame
- Ronald Erwin McNair | SC Hall of Fame
- SC Astronauts | SC Hall of Fame
In the last decade, scientists have made startling discoveries indicating that Ice Age humans were in the Western hemisphere between 15 – to 20,000 years ago. Four archaeological sites related to these Ice Age humans are being studied, and one of those sites, called the Topper Site, is located in Allendale County, South Carolina. The story of the Topper dig site has gained international attention, since it challenges previously established notions of when humans first arrived in the Western Hemisphere.
Segments pertaining to Science include:
- This Is Brookgreen Gardens, Part 5 – Lowcountry Wildlife
- This Is Brookgreen Gardens, Part 7 – Preservation Continues
South Carolina was the prime location for a total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. On Aug. 21, 2017, the eclipse began near Lincoln City, OR, at 1:15 p.m. Totality ended at 2:48 p.m. near Charleston, SC.
- 2017 Solar Eclipse Live
- Great American Eclipse | Making It Grow
- Predicting Eclipses
- Total Solar Eclipse 2017 | Carolina Classrooms
South Carolina has played an important role in space exploration. Charles Duke, who grew up in Lancaster, S.C., walked on the moon in 1972. Charles Bolden, who grew up in Columbia, served as pilot on the Shuttle Columbia in January 1986. Ron McNair of Lake City, S.C. lost his life in the Shuttle Challenger explosion on January 28, 1986. South Carolina's youngest astronaut, Frank Culbertson, grew up in Holly Hill, S.C.
Charleston hosted a gathering of old ships from all over the world, called “Tall Ships 2000.” This is a year-long program where children can participate in learning how to sail, maintain a ship, and can interact socially with people from all over the world. Learning how to sail on one of these ships would be the experience of a life time. Captain Orvall H. Banfield briefly discusses how these wooden sailing ships are constructed, how the sails work, and the program’s purpose of educating youth. Astronomical navigation and building scale models of ships are also discussed.
Rivers touch some aspect of our lives every day, quietly serving a need for drinking water, farming, power, industry and recreation. In the spring of 2008, educator Ian Sanchez kayaked from the mountains to the sea, making connections between our cultural and natural landscapes. Web of Water includes videos shot on location of Ian's three week adventure, teacher and student resources, map and diagram collections, and additional streaming video from the broadcast documentary.
Amid much controversy, the Grey Wolf was reintroduced in Yellowstone National Park in 1996. Wolf packs once roamed the region, but were despised by ranchers who lost livestock to these efficient canine predators. By the 1930's, wolves had been completely wiped out in Yellowstone by hunters and trappers. Discover how the ecosystem of the park was affected first by their disappearance and now, after the successful return of the wolves.
- Balance of Nature: The Wolves of Yellowstone | Journeys to Living Labs
- Collecting Data: The Wolves of Yellowstone | Journeys to Living Labs
- Communicating Results: The Wolves of Yellowstone | Journeys to Living Labs
- Natural Regulation: The Wolves of Yellowstone | Journeys to Living Labs
- Nature Overcomes: The Wolves of Yellowstone | Journeys to Living Labs
- Research Focus: The Wolves of Yellowstone | Journeys to Living Labs
- Wolves Disappearance : The Wolves of Yellowstone | Journeys to Living Labs
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Footage from the world renowned Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens is utilized in each segment with an opening that points out habitat and scientific name. These segments are perfect for any school news program, and they are suitable for all ages.
- African Elephant
- African Lion
- African Penguin
- Amur Tiger
- Barn Owl
- Bataleur Eagle
- Black Rhinoceros
- California Sea Lion
- Caribbean Flamingo
- Crocodile Monitor
- Diamondback Rattlesnake
- East African Crowned Crane
- Galapagos Tortoise
- Grant’s Zebra
- Jersey Cow
- King Cobra
- Moon Jelly
- Nile Hippopotamus
- Nubian Goat
- Polar Bear
- Reticulated Python
- Toco Toucan
- Tomistoma Crocodile
A magazine-style public affairs program packaged by South Carolina ETV and featuring stories produced by PBS affiliates.
- A Piece of Paradise | 27:Fifty
- Ace Basin | 27:Fifty
- Ancel Goolsbey – Beekeeper | 27:Fifty
- Black Rhinoceros Conservation | 27:Fifty
- Border-Collies and Sheep-Herding | 27:Fifty
- Francis Beidler Forest | 27:Fifty
- Hawkridge Nature Reserve | 27:Fifty
- Henry’s Knob | 27:Fifty
- Iowa Prairie Seasons | 27:Fifty
- Jack Bayless Fish Hatchery | 27:Fifty
- Jeff Greer – Horse Dentist | 27:Fifty
- Kennedy Space Center, Part 1 – Wild Canaveral | 27:Fifty
- Kennedy Space Center, Part 2 – The SS Central America | 27:Fifty
- Lake Baikal Scientific Expedition | 27:Fifty
- Lookout Mountain | 27:Fifty
- Mammoth Cave | 27:Fifty
- Mark Pfister – Comedian and Meteorologist | 27:Fifty
- Pritchard’s Island – Nature Reserve | 27:Fifty
- Rusty the Dog | 27:Fifty
- Science of Beer | 27:Fifty
- Super Dogs | 27:Fifty
SCIENCE - LESSON PLANS
- A Plant’s Needs
- Abiotic and Biotic
- All About Bees
- Amphibians and Reptiles
- Animal Behavior: How Animals Respond to Their Environment
- Animal Coverings
- Animal Defense, Movement and Resource Obtainment
- Animal Migration with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Animal Needs
- Apples & Properties of Matter!
- ARBOR DAY – Become Friends with a TREE!
- Bean Plants
- BIOENGINEERING: Creativity ) Science + Engineering = Life Changing, Life-Saving Inventions
- Bird Adaptations
- Bird Feeders
- Bird Survival Through Adaptations
- Buggy About Spring
- Butterflies & Life Cycle
- Butterflies: Our Pollinators
- Butterfly Butterfly
- Can You Find Me?
- CAREER CONNECTIONS: Explore ‘a day in the life’ of an Oceanographer, Aquarium Manager or Scuba Diver
- Catesby Investigation
- Catesby Onstage
- Catesby – ZOOM!
- Celery Experiment
- Characteristics of Living Things
- Classification of Organisms
- Classifying Animals
- Classifying Matter as Pure Substances or Mixtures
- Cloud Types Lesson
- Compare and Classify Innate and Learned Behaviors in Animals
- Comparing Properties and Sources of the Different Forms of Energy
- Constellation Creator
- Constellations with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Corny Paintings
- Coyote Study with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Cranberry Craze
- Design a Sneaker: Object Mass and Product Research
- Designing a Career in Architecture
- Don’t “Cell” Yourself Short
- Earth’s Landforms and Bodies of Water
- Ecosystems Unit
- Engineering Catapults
- Exploring Invertebrates
- Fault Lies Within – Earthquakes in South Carolina
- Field Cricket Study with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Flower Power
- Flower Project
- Flowering Plant
- Fly Me to the Moon (Project Based Lesson)
- Fly Me to the Moon (Traditional Lesson)
- FOOD CHEMISTRY: stirring Up a Career…in the Science of Eating!
- Forms of Weather
- Heat Transfer Through Convection, Radiation and Conduction
- HOORAY for Earth Day…Celebrating the Planet We Call HOME!
- How Endothermic and Ectothermic Animals Respond to Changes in Environmental Temperature
- How Protists and Fungi Obtain Energy and Explore Their Environment
- How-To Books
- Hummingbirds: Birds that Pollinate
- Hurricane Hyperdoc
- Inclined Plane Experiment
- Insect ID
- Inside a Seed
- Introduction to Pollinators
- Is Bacteria Helpful or Harmful?
- Leaf Observation
- Life of a Plant
- Life Cycle of a Ladybug
- Lifecycle of a Pumpkin
- Light and Shadows
- Magnetic Currency with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- MAGNETS – Are You Attracted to Them---or Are You Repelled?
- Make Your Own Paper
- Making Inferences & Newtons’ Laws of Motion
- Mark Catesby’s Colonial Explorations and Modern Connections
- Matter Matters
- Melt the Ice – Rainbow Style
- Mixtures and Solutions
- Monitoring Forest Health
- My Animal Project
- NASA CONNECT – Teacher Resources
- NASA Sci Files – Teacher Resources
- NASA STEM @ Home Resources | NASA Online
- Natural Processes
- Natural Resources (1) (Traditional Lesson)
- Natural Resources (1:1 Lesson)
- Natural Resources (2) (Traditional Lesson)
- Objects and Light
- Observing Qualitative and Quantitative Characteristics
- Oceanic Landforms
- Parts of an Atom
- Peppermint Beetles
- Perfect Nest
- Photosynthesis, Respiration and Transpiration: The Needs of Plants
- Pine Pollination
- Plant a Seed
- Plant Investigations
- Plant Life Cycle
- Polar Bear Adaptation
- Pollinator Products
- Process Skills
- Producers, Consumers, Decomposers
- Producers, Consumers and Decomposers
- Properties of the Atmosphere
- Pumpkin Pollination
- Rabbit Study with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Raccoon Study with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Relationships Between Genes and Chromosomes
- Resource Warfare
- Riding the Waves of Sound
- Season of Falling Leaves
- Separating Mixtures
- Sensory Organs
- Severe Weather Safety
- Shadow Makers
- Shadows Lab
- Shape of Things
- Slime Solution
- Smelling Bee
- Solar System Simulation
- Squirrel Study with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Starting Nature Journals with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Sunset Times with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Three Little Pigs – STEAM Lesson
- To the Moon and Back – Charles Duke
- Transferring of Genetic Information
- Tree Identification with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Trees for All Seasons – Part 1: Deciduous Trees (Kindergarten)
- Trees for All Seasons – Part 2: Evergreen Trees
- Turkey Trap
- Types of Bees
- Understanding Cause and Effect During the Tillman Era
- Understanding Dowsers with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Understanding Ecosystems with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
- Understanding the Periodic Table of Elements
- Weather Condition Analysis
- Web of Water Scavenger Hunt
- What Grows Above and Below?
- Why is there an ‘ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY’? Investigate careers that can help protect Earth’s creatures!
- Zoo Minutes – Teacher Resources
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