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Smelly Caterpillar

October 18, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Spicebush swallowtail caterpillar (Papilio troilus)  Frozen Head Natural Area & State Park, Morgan County, Tennessee.

The caterpillar of the spice bush swallowtail butterfly can produce a "strange" odor when disturbed.

Regina Hailey Smith, Program Coordinator for USC Educational Talent Search Program

October 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Student with scholarship application

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Regina Hailey Smith, Program Coordinator for USC Educational Talent Search Program, shared with us how the TRIO programs prepare South Carolina students for college and support them once they get there.

Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Aid

October 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Staff members from the Commission on Higher Education

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , staff from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education answer some of the frequently asked questions they receive.

Carolina Pigmy Rattlesnakes

October 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Sistrurus miliaris miliaris, the Carolina pigmy rattlesnake.

Hiking in Mistletoe State Park a family finds two Carolina pigmy rattlesnakes , the most distinctly patterned, and variably colored subspecie of the pygmy rattlesnake group. The snake ranges from eastern North Carolina, southwestward through most of South Carolina, across...

October 2017 on Knowitall.org

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in October 2017

Knowitall contains quite an assortment of media that ties into many of the celebrations and observances in October, including Health Literacy , Hispanic Heritage , Teen Read Week , National Friends of Libraries Week , National Bullying Prevention , Fire Prevention Week ,...

College Freshman Shares Her Experiences About Applying for Financial Aid

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
University of South Carolina freshman Vanessa Madrid

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , University of South Carolina freshman Vanessa Madrid talks about her experiences applying for financial aid.

"Woodbines in October"

October 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Rudy shares poems by Charlotte Fiske Bates, " Woodbines in October ," and " Autumn ."

Learn the Eligibility Requirements for Tuition Grants

October 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Katie Harrison

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Katie Harrison, Executive Director of the South Carolina Tuition Grants Commission, details the eligibility requirements of tuition grants.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 Teacher Toolkit Available for Teachers!

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from the Great Thanksgiving Listen  from StoryCorps

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 Teacher Toolkit is available for teachers in your listening area!

Gerrick Hampton Shares Scholarship and College Application Programs

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Gerrick Hampton

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Gerrick Hampton, Program Manager, Scholarships and Grants at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, discusses scholarships and college application programs available to South Carolina students.

Two-Striped Walking Stick

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A female two-striped walking stick with a male on its back.

The male two-stripped walking stick is much smaller than the female.

Add the Spooky and Scary to Learning about Halloween in the Classroom

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from The Halloween Collection on South Carolina PBS LearningMedia

Halloween was a Celtic holiday but over time, the holiday has evolved into the secular and community-based event we love today, with activities like trick-or-treating and bobbing for apples. Make slime, use math to share candy, study zombie brains, and explore the concept...

Create NEW Account to Access ETV’s LearningWhy Complete Lessons!

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from LearningWhy website for lesson plans from South Carolina ETV Education

The new school year is underway and ETV Education has a NEW service designed to meet the needs of our South Carolina educators. We invite all SC educators to utilize ETV’s NEW, free, innovative service!

A River Cruiser Provides a Feast for a 'Halloween' Spider

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Swift river cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis) dragonfly - male.

A listener finds a marbled orb weaver spider recycling an Illinois river cruiser dragonfly.

Dr. Karen Woodfaulk Discusses Available Scholarship Programs for College

October 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Dr. Karen WoodFaulk

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Dr. Karen Woodfaulk, Director of Student Affairs at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, offers an overview of scholarship programs and a list of general eligibility requirements.

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