Karen Hermann

Gerrick Hampton Shares Scholarship and College Application Programs

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.

Making College Affordable

By Karen Hermann

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Challenge

How much do you know about applying for financial aid? Test your skills with our Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Challenge

Link to game is here.

Be sure to watch Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Wednesday, September 27 from 7-8 p.m. on SCETV.  After the show has aired, program segments, extra interviews, and answers to frequently asked questions will be posted to carolinaclassrooms.org

USC Sumter Science Camp

By Karen Hermann

Kids line up outside the Greenwood Genetic Center's Mobile Science Laboratory camp at USC Sumter.

USC Sumter’s Mad About Science Camp took place June 26-30. Kids had the opportunity to conduct science experiments, build rockets and learn about technologies such as gel electrophoresis.

The Greenwood Genetic Center brought their Gene Machine Mobile Science Laboratory for a day to teach kids about chromosomes and extracting DNA.

According to camp leader and Senior Instructor of Biology at USC Sumter Dr. Daniel Kiernan, activities like genetic experiments and frog dissection were designed to teach kids about anatomy, genetics, physics, chemistry, biology and much more.

Carolina Classrooms - Preparing for the 2017 Solar Eclipse - View the Video!

By Karen Hermann

Tom Falvey talking about the 2017 total solar eclipse

Tom Falvey, Director of Education, and Jugnu Verma, Observatory Educator, from the South Carolina State Museum, provide useful information, such as, the best time to view and safely viewing, and interesting facts about the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina. Planned State Museum events for the weekend and day of the eclipse are also shared.