From the Sky

From the Sky captures the spirit and rich history of the Palmetto State using a drone camera.

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. 

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Lake Murray | From the Sky
Lake Murray | From the Sky

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Lake Murray is a 50,000-acre reservoir with roughly 650 miles of sparkling shoreline. Fed by the Saluda River, the lake isn’t just a recreational attraction for locals, but also serves as an essential...
Railroads | From the Sky
Railroads | From the Sky

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At the turn of the 19th century, North Americans predominantly traveled by wagons or boats, but a new age was on the horizon. Nicknamed “the iron horse”, steam engines became one of the crucial...
Ruins Activity | From the Sky
Ruins Activity | From the Sky

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After having students watch the From the Sky video, have them complete this activity where students pretend to be 'Developers' and find a new vision for the location.
Ruins | From the Sky
Ruins | From the Sky

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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...
Sandhills | From the Sky
Sandhills | From the Sky

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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...
Sassafras Mountain | From the Sky
Sassafras Mountain | From the Sky

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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.
South Carolina at Night | From the Sky
South Carolina at Night | From the Sky

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From the Sky has featured some of the most striking landscapes and vantage points in South Carolina. But what if this was only half of the picture? When the sun sets on the palmetto state, an entirely...
South Carolina's Most Haunted | From the Sky
South Carolina's Most Haunted | From the Sky

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There's a plethora of stories revolving around the world of the unknown in South Carolina. From the ghost pirates of Charleston to the lizard man of the swamps, this state has been the perfect place...
Southern Campaign | From the Sky
Southern Campaign | From the Sky

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The American Revolutionary War is arguably the most significant conflict in United States history. With over 200 battles, no other state saw as much combat as South Carolina. This theater of war...
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.