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

From: Education

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 of fear with these videos and lesson plans. Dive into this Halloween collection with your students! Explore Collection

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As Hurricane Season Continues, Local Seniors Remain Vigilant in Preparing for Possible Storms

From: SCPR

Olivia Aldridge

Instructors for Richland County's Flood Ready Seniors event present to the attendees at the Garner's Ferry Adult Activity Center

If the past two years have taught South Carolinians anything, it’s that disasters are never out of the question, especially during hurricane season. County officials across the state have placed emphasis throughout 2017’s hurricane season on preparing the public for weather-related emergencies, putting their experience responding to the historic flood of 2015 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016 to good use.

However, certain communities can face greater obstacles than others when these events do occur,...

New Exhibit Allows Visitors To Care for Sea Turtles

From: Palmetto Scene

Lynn Cornfoot

sea turtle

The S.C. Aquarium has been a leader in sea turtle recovery efforts since the year 2000, but now there is an interactive exhibit that lets the public play the role of the turtle care team.

Technology Is Providing New Skills to South Carolina Medical Residents

From: Telehealth

John Lewis

Resident Dr. Sara Khalil uses telehealth to reach patients in their home environment.

The next generation of doctors are studying at the Medical University of South Carolina and many even stay in the area for residency and beyond.

Dr. Sara Khalil is one such student. She is months away from graduating the residency program at MUSC/Trident Health in Charleston. She’s learning how to care for patients of all ages, and the MUSC/Trident residency program is also teaching her to care for a patient who never has to...

"O" is for Oliphant, Mary Chevillette Simms [1891-1988]

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Mary Oliphant

"O" is for Oliphant, Mary Chevillette Simms [1891-1988]. Historian. Born in Barnwell County, Mary C. Simms Oliphant was the granddaughter of novelist and historian William Gilmore Simms. In 1917 the state superintendent of education asked her to update her grandfather's history for use as a textbook. It was adopted and revised every five years until 1932 when Oliphant wrote her own school text, The Simms History of South Carolina—...

Eradicating Yellow Jackets Might Best Be Left to Professionals

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Making It Grow! Minute logo

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Unlike the European honey bee which can only sting once, Yellow jackets, which are far more aggressive, have a smooth stinger and can sting you over and over again. Most yellow jacket nests are constructed in the ground, they chew fiber to make cells in which the queen lays eggs, and they are usually partially concealed...

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

From: Education

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

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Swift river cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis) dragonfly - male.

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

"J" is for Johns Island Presbyterian Church

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Johns Island Presbyterian Church Marker

Credit SC Public Radio

"J" is for Johns Island Presbyterian Church. The Johns Island Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest Presbyterian congregations in South Carolina. Scots minister Archibald Stobo founded the congregation in 1710.The first church, of cypress siding and shingles, was erected in 1719 and remodeled in 1792. In 1822-1823, it was replaced by the present structure—a fine example of wood churches of the Federal period....

Divorce Shopping Made Easier

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

South Carolina Business Review logo

What happens when a divorce lawyer, financial planner, and real estate broker walk into a room? They form a new business that specializes in one-stop shopping for people going through divorce or separation. That’s what happened recently to our next guest.

Mike Switzer interviews Jamie Minster with Charleston Divorce Services in Charleston, SC.

McLeod Farm's Palmetto Proud Corn Maze

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Corn Maze

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty and fellow Clemson Agent Tony Melton visit McLeod Farms in McBee, SC and talk with Spencer McLeod to see how they embrace agri-tourism. Amanda and Tony experience this firsthand as they try to navigate the McLeod Farm Palmetto Proud Corn Maze!

Dr. Karen Woodfaulk Discusses Available Scholarship Programs for College

From: Education

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.

Combing the Beach for...Elephant Teeth?

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Mammut americanum (Kerr, 1792) - American mastodon tooth (molar) from the Pleistocene of North America. (public display, Cincinnati Museum of Natural History & Science, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)

A listener finds a tooth on Edisto Beach which may have belonged to a mastadon.

The Snake's Last Meal

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

A Canebrake Rattlesnake.

A necropsy on a canebrake rattlesnake reveals its last meal.

"N" is for National Guard

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "N" is for National Guard. The South Carolina National Guard evolved out of the state’s militia. In 1905 the organized militia was renamed the South Carolina National Guard and in 1916 all state militias were converted into a national reserve force. Guardsmen were activated for the campaign along the Mexican border in 1916. During World War I, most guardsmen were used as replacement personnel. In 1940, the first guard units...

"I" is for Isle of Palms

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "I" is for Isle of Palms [Charleston County; population 4,583]. For all but the last one hundred years, the Isle of Palms was uninhabited. Its palmetto jungles abounded in game and its first name was "Hunting Island" because coastal Indians hunted there. In the early 18th century, pirates called it "Long Island." In 1898, the island began its modern transformation when a local company constructed a beachside resort with a...

Is the US Becoming the King of Energy?

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

South Carolina Business Review logo

When we last interviewed our next guest, about a year and a half ago, he was predicting that oil prices were bottoming and about to move higher. And he was right. The price moved from $38 a barrel up into the $50s. What does he think about the energy markets now? Mike Switzer interviews Tyson Halsey, a chartered financial analyst with Income Growth Advisors in Charleston, SC.

Library of Congress Letters About Literature - Call for Student Entries!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Graphic from Library of Congress Letters About Literature website

25th Annual Letters About Lieterature Writing Competition - Students Can Win Up to $100 in the Letters About Literature Writing Contest!

Sesame Workshop Launches Groundbreaking Initiative to Help Children Cope with Traumatic Experiences

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Picture of Big Bird from Sesame

Sesame Street in Communities has expanded with a new initiative to help children overcome traumatic experiences and address difficult feelings like anxiety, grief, and anger.

A Brighter Future for Better Fathers

From: ETV Regionals

L. Lanier and K. Cannon

"My Father" sign at a Father's Day event.

The Lancaster Fatherhood Project is a nonprofit organization that focuses on helping noncustodial fathers become responsible and involved in their children’s lives. Tyrom Faulkner , the Executive Director for the Lancaster Fatherhood Project, talks about their goal as an organization.

He says, “Our goal is to reengage fathers in the lives of their children in a positive manner. You know, to help them step up to the plate and be that Godly father that...

Grow Your Career with a TeacherLine Graduate Credit Course

From: Education

Kathy Finger

Image of male educator viewing a laptop with text: Get inspired with PBS TeacherLine Professional Development Courses!

Whether you’re working on your Masters +30, need three credits to renew your certificate, or just want to take your teaching to the next level, PBS TeacherLine facilitated courses will serve you well. These flexible, yet robust, online courses are affordable and enriching! Fall courses begin October 11, 2017 .

Don’t want to be alone in an online course? You won’t with TeacherLine! You’ll be actively guided through your course by a specially trained,...

CRAVE Artisan Specialty Market

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Crave Artisan Specialty Market

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits CRAVE Artisan Specialty Market in Columbia, SC. Crave’s goal is to help bring local producers and consumers together. They offer locally produced South Carolina Specialty Food Association items such as produce, meats and other small-batch artisan products. In addition, they also use these items to create sandwiches, salads and more including tomato pies!

SCETV Looks Toward the Future with the PBS Digital Immersion Project

From: ETV

Tabitha Safdi

Meeting at McWaters

The Digital Immersion Project , developed by PBS Digital with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is a unique opportunity that mixes in-depth training, hands-on workshops, and collaborative mentorship to improve overall expertise in digital strategies and tactics. The professional development program also focuses on strategic and organizational tactics, with the selected participants being able to draw on the project’s learnings and a national network of public media contacts to further digital success at...

Telehealth: Providing Access Across South Carolina

From: Telehealth

John Lewis

Telehealth in SC

South Carolina is a state facing many difficulties in the area of health. Poverty, poor access to care, costs, long distances, a shortage of providers, and a history of chronic diseases, such as high blood pressure and high levels of stroke and diabetes, permeate the state with uncertainties.

Due to combined efforts, South Carolina is now on the edge of a new frontier in health care. Telehealth offers new ways of delivering care through...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2017

From: ETV

Linda O'Bryon

Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

Our SCETV Presents series A Chef’s Life begins its fifth season this month. Chef Vivian Howard takes a food truck out to surrounding areas to support her first cookbook and experience local flavors along the way. Beyond the Fields: Middleton Place delves into the history of the plantation near Charleston, exploring the lives and contributions of those who lived and worked there. Also not to be missed are new seasons...

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