City-wide Greenville Art Project | PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs

By Kaitlyn Cannon


Artist Yuri Tsuzuki created The Butterfly project, which is an art project that emcompasses the entire City of Greenvile, and which took her five years to complete. It was just finished last year. Tsuzuki mentions how the City of Greenville used to be a textile community, and how it has transformed since then. She explains her decision to use butterflies in her artwork, saying, "The buttefly transforms itself. What a great metaphor for the City of Greenville."

History In A Nutshell, Episode 4 - The Space Race, Part 1

By Andrew Davis

The Mercury 7 Astronauts

Episode four of History In A Nutshell is the first two-part episode! This episode is all about the "Space Race" against the Soviet Union, to the moon! Following World War II, the U.S. was pitted against the Soviet Union in a period known as "The Cold War." The Soviet Union and the U.S. tried to out-perform one another; not just in the realms of political or military influence, but also in scientific achievement, and discovery. 

Women Vision SC – NEW SCETV Multimedia Initiative

By Bette Jamison

Women Vision SC logo

“If you see it, you believe it and then you can become it…”Those words – from one of 11 interviews -- capture the spirit of SCETV’s new initiative, Women Vision SC, which launches in May. The initiative is designed to focus on extraordinary women in South Carolina as they tell their stories and relate their personal paths to achievement. 

EOC Reports: Resources Available for Summer Months

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends these valuable resources to share with students and families as the summer break approaches:

ETV Program Highlights for May 2019

By Jonathan Faulk

Image of robot from Breakthrough

ETV presents a wide array of interesting programs for teachers and students! In May, you’ll find new PBS KIDS programs that highlight citizenship and celebrate Mother’s Day. Don’t miss the National Memorial Day Concert May 26, plus other special Memorial Day and Armed Forces programming. Also, catch special programs in Live from Lincoln Center and ETV’s Reel South on tap this month! SCETV is your destination for learning!

Countdown To Launch of PBS' "Chasing The Moon" - May Blog

By Andrew Davis

"Chasing The Moon" - A Film By Robert Stone

On July 8, 2019, PBS is proud to unveil Chasing The Moon - a film by Robert Stone, which reimagines the Space Race to the moon for a new generation; upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as an inspiring period of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses, and personal drama.

The SC Longleaf Common Garden Project

By Sean Flynn

Clemson Sandhills Garden

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" visits with Clemson Extension Agent TJ Savereno at the South Carolina Longleaf Common Garden located at the Sandhills Clemson Research and Education Center. This garden project is focused on a variety of native plants commonly found in the understories of longleaf pine forests. There are three main plant groups associated with longleaf ground cover. One is the group of legumes, which improve soil fertility and produce seeds that are high in protein and consumed by many species of wildlife.