Education

Green Steps Schools

By Sean Flynn

Green Steps Schools

Clemson Water Resources Agent Katie Altman brings in Education Specialist from Sonoco Recycling Jane Hiller and teacher Victoria Pasco from Catawba Trail Elementary School in Elgin, SC to talk about the Green Steps Schools program. This environmental education initiative, established in 2003, encourages individual schools to take steps toward becoming more environmentally responsible.

Summer Fun and Learning at SCETV

By Salandra Bowman

Teachers in class in Idea lab at South carolina ETV

 

This summer the Education Division will coordinate a number of fun and interactive learning experiences to take place in the month of July.

Splashdown: The Story of USS Yorktown and Apollo 8

By Tabitha Safdi

Apollo 8 saw the first Earthrise

Apollo 8 was launched on December 21, 1968. Apollo 8 was the first human mission, in which the spacecraft left the Earth’s orbit. It was the first manned mission to orbit the moon. 

There were three astronauts aboard Apollo 8: Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders. They were the first humans to see Earth as a whole planet, first to see Earthrise, and the first to see the far side of the moon. 

Featured in May on Knowitall.org!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from featured content for May 2019 on Knowitall.org

Featured content on Knowitall.org for May includes a new series we’re very excited about, Women Vision SC, plus a reminder to teens of the importance of staying safe, especially at this time of year, and a reminder to all to live your healthiest life, especially now that the days are a little longer! Make use of the time and find fun ways to be well and fit!

History In A Nutshell Episode 4 - The Space Race, Part 2

By Andrew Davis

"Earthrise" Photograph Taken By Apollo 8

The second part of the "Space Race" episode outlines NASA's Project Gemini, and the Apollo Program. Project Gemini is the commonly forgotten bridge between Mercury and Apollo. Gemini served as the test-bed for the Apollo program, where astronauts and engineers would learn the skills and tasks needed to make a trip to the moon possible. 

Teacher Appreciation … ETV Celebrates Our SC Teachers!

By Stephanie Frazier

Teacher smiling with class behind her

 

Though we celebrate our SC Teachers every day, we make extra special effort during the month of May to show how thankful we are for the service and dedication that extends far beyond the classroom.

We give a HUGE “Thank You” for all that you do to inspire and motivate our students and families.

 

 Please check out our acts of appreciation for teachers during the month of May!

Learning History Through Excavation

By Brandie Perron

Students Working

Coastal Carolina University and Brookgreen Gardens are partnering to provide students hands-on experience with conducting archeological research on historic plantation sites.  Dr. David Palmer and his anthropology and geology students are excavating an area where former enslaved Africans were housed—and finding artifacts from the 19th century.

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