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Canada Hemlock | The Cove Forest
Canada Hemlock | The Cove Forest

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Almost all trees in cove forests are deciduous - that is, they drop their leaves in the fall and produce new ones in spring. The Canada hemlock, in contrast, is an evergreen - it retains its needle...
Canada Violet | Appalachian Cove (S.C.)
Canada Violet | Appalachian Cove (S.C.)

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• Viola canadensis • Related to northern violets • Fragrant flower • Flowers are white inside, purple-tinged outside with yellow base • Heart-shaped, finally-toothed leaves • Slender purple stalks •...
Canada Violet  | The Cove Forest
Canada Violet | The Cove Forest

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(Viola canadensis) This relatively tall violet with heart-shaped leaves is frequently encountered in cove forests. It produces many white flowers that fade to purple with age. Often found in clumps...
July Factoids
July Factoids

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July 1-31 Visit the Knowitall blog for helpful information on using Knowitall all through the month! 1 Elizabeth Dinndorf was appointed the 18th president of Columbia college on July 1, 2012. She is...
MEDIA ARTS CAREERS:  Film Production
MEDIA ARTS CAREERS: Film Production

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There are many jobs that go under the heading of FILMMAKER...learn about writing, planning, directing, editing, set decoration, costuming, filming "on location", and the other exciting challenges that...

Dying Hemlock | The Cove Forest
Dying Hemlock | The Cove Forest

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The hemlock wooly adelgid (HWA) is an aphid-sized insect that feeds on sap of the Canada hemlock, a widespread tree of eastern North American forests. The HWA causes Canada hemlock trees to drop their...
Remembering the Real Meaning of  Memorial Day
Remembering the Real Meaning of Memorial Day

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After learning about the origin and customs of Memorial Day, the students can connect to various online sites showing the important memorials that have been constructed to honor soldiers who were...

Overview VI: Bystanders and Rescuers | Holocaust
Overview VI: Bystanders and Rescuers | Holocaust

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"No one had any compassion or any kind of a nice word to say to us. There was no one to say, 'It's going to get better,' or, 'Don't worry.' At no time had you the luxury of hearing anything like that...
SC Life - The Cove Forest Credits
SC Life - The Cove Forest Credits

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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 decidous, meaning...
Mary Pickford | Artopia
Mary Pickford | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan 1892-1979 Mary Pickford, “America’s Sweetheart,” was born Gladys Louise Smith on April 8, 1892 in Toronto, Canada. She began acting at the age of five. Supremely...
Anita Singleton-Prather | Digital Traditions
Anita Singleton-Prather | Digital Traditions

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Anita Singleton-Prather is an entrepreneur, Gullah scholar, entertainer, and master storyteller. She brings Gullah culture to countless people through “Aunt Pearlie Sue,” a character inspired by her...
Dreamcatcher | Periscope
Dreamcatcher | Periscope

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We saw many Native American crafts at the powwow. Jewelry, clothing, and crafts such as "dreamcatchers" were popular items. The origin of the dreamcatcher is hard to determine. Different tribes...
Ping Chong | Artopia
Ping Chong | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Ping Chong was born in 1946 to a Chinese opera family in Toronto, Canada and spent his youth in New York’s Chinatown neighborhood, which influenced the themes explored...
Eastern Garter Snake | The Cove Forest
Eastern Garter Snake | The Cove Forest

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(Thamnophis sirtalis) This snake has a wide geographic range and is the only snake that extends its range into the northern reaches of Canada. Frogs and salamanders are the primary prey of the garter...
The Inuit of the Arctic Circle | A World of Poetry
The Inuit of the Arctic Circle | A World of Poetry

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The Inuit of the Arctic Circle The Inuit culture has survived in some of the coldest, most remote parts of the world. Home to the Inuit is the Arctic landscape of Greenland and the northern parts of...
York's Watercolor Artist | Palmetto Scene
York's Watercolor Artist | Palmetto Scene

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York's water color artist Sandy Brindle-Carter talks about her career and her inspirations. Story by Breanna Smith. TRANSCRIPT: “I think when artists paint, it’s not just writing your name or copying...