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Standard 8-7.4

8-7.4 Summarize key economic issues in present-day South Carolina, including the decline of the textile industry, the states continuing right-to-work status, the changes in agricultural emphasis, the growing globalization and foreign investment, the in...

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
College Match
College Match

Lesson

Your older brother or sister is trying to decide on a university or college. Your mom has found five colleges/universities she thinks will interest your sibling. She’s also found facts about each...

SC Economy | Palmetto Special
SC Economy | Palmetto Special

Video

The lesson begins with a young man making an "economic decision" concerning the purchase of a pair of running shoes. The host defines economics beginning with, "Economics is that branch of the social...
Earth Day, Part 5 | Project Discovery
Earth Day, Part 5 | Project Discovery

Video

Rudy Mancke and a park ranger answer questions about the Congaree National Park from students during the original broadcast of the Project Discovery Earth Day special. (Part 5)
Nuestro Futuro, Part 8: Rapid Assimilation
Nuestro Futuro, Part 8: Rapid Assimilation

Video

Immigrant parents worry that their children will assimilate too quickly and get into trouble. But Maria - like most immigrant kids - works hard to be successful, to prove that her parents' struggles...
Nuestro Futuro, Part 1: Why We Come,
Nuestro Futuro, Part 1: Why We Come,

Video

Mario Bravo's father worked in South Carolina and rarely made it home to Mexico. She hardly knew him, and it broke his heart. Today more Latino men are bringing their families with them to the U.S...