RiverVenture

RiverVenture is the story of South Carolina's cultural and natural landscape as told by its rivers.

Grades 6-12

RiverVenture is the story of South Carolina's cultural and natural landscape as told by its rivers. RiverVenture will take you on a virtual "float-trip" across South Carolina, following the Saluda, the Congaree, the Santee, the Cooper, and the Catawba Rivers.

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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...
Catawba River | RiverVenture
Catawba River | RiverVenture

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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...
Estuary | RiverVenture
Estuary | RiverVenture

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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 Three Rivers  | RiverVenture
The Three Rivers | RiverVenture

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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...
Carrick Creek Overview | RiverVenture
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 - Spanish | RiverVenture
Carrick Creek Glossary - Spanish | RiverVenture

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A abrasión: el proceso de raspar o llevar algo lejos abundante: tener grandes cantidades de algo acumulación: el proceso de recoger algo con el tiempo ácido: describe sustancias que reaccionan con...
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...
Condensation and Hydrolysis | RiverVenture
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...