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June on Knowitall

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
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Knowitall has Collections that are perfect for Summertime! Take a nice, cool Dive in…to Knowitall, explore Smart is Fun and find resources to safely enjoy the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. In preparation for Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War coming Sept. 17, learn about our Wars & Conflicts, organized by era. In addition, we have a new Collection, Knowitall Factoids by Month. Take a look now at what we have for June!

Featured This Month

Dive in…to Knowitall!

Now that the livin’ is easy, take a Dive in…to Knowitall where you’ll find resources that relate to water, rivers, and lakes! Come on in…the water’s fine! Scroll down to view the individual assets that relate to water, rivers, lakes and more…from all over South Carolina!


Smart is Fun!

First, we are excited to tell you that these stories from Gullah Tales have now been converted and will play on all mobile devices in English and Gullah! This resource introduces Gullah culture and language to children, and each story features both English and Gullah versions.

Bossy Elephant

Red Riding Hood

Three Little Pigs



A comprehensive web-based experience for students, covering the visual and performing arts. Students will learn art history via animated one-minute movies, be guided on how to closely examine important works of art, and view videos of professional artists at work.


Media Arts






Hobby Shop

Balloon Blast

Learn how velocity and distance works in this balloon blast game. A catapult is a military device that was used in ancient and medieval times to hurl stones, spears, and other objects. There were many different types of catapults developed and used throughout history. The most  well-known catapult is the bucket catapult, which used a winched down - arm with a bucket on the end to toss objects. The catapult used in our Balloon Blast game is called a trebuchet.


Choose and customize a rocket. Launch your rocket and learn about Newton's Laws.


Kids Work!

A virtual community of workplaces designed to give students an interactive job exploration experience that connects school work to real work. Each area includes History, Job Play activities, Work Zone and Real People at work.


Television Station



NASA Science Simulations

Students learn about these topics and scientific principles while having fun!


Brain Teasers


Common Causes of Household Odors


How Sound Travels

Hurricane Basics


Light and Color

Lightning and Static

Matter and Molecules

Parts of an Airplane

Plate Movements – Convergent

Plate Movements – Divergent

Plate Movements – Lateral

Scattering Light

The Invention Timeline

The Sense of Smell


Understanding Electricity

Using NASA Technology to Track Hurricanes

Wave Traits


Word Jumble



The story of South Carolina's cultural and natural landscape as told by its rivers. RiverVenture will take you on a virtual "float-trip" across South Carolina, following the Saluda, the Congaree, the Santee, the Cooper, and the Catawba Rivers.


Road Trip through SC Civil Rights History

Students learn about the people and events, and the importance of the civil rights movement in South Carolina from the 1940s to the early 1970s.


SC Life

Take a virtual field trip to a South Carolina cove forest and a salt marsh. 


2017 Total Solar Eclipse

SCETV’s 2017 Total Solar Eclipse website offers all the resources you need to safely enjoy this rare phenomenon on August 21, 2017!


Wars & Conflicts

In preparation for Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War in September, we have a number of resources from ETV’s military history content, all made easy to locate by era. 

Series in the Wars & Conflicts Collection include:

Generations of Heroes

SC Veterans in History

SC Hall of Fame

The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

Tuskegee Airmen


Scroll down to view the Topics for content by era:

  1. American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)
  2. War of 1812 (1812-1815)
  3. Mexican-American War (1846-1848)
  4. American Civil War (1861-1865)
  5. Spanish-American War (1898)
  6. World War I (1914-1918)
  7. World War II (1939-1945)
  8. Cold War (1947-1991)
  9. Korean War (1950-1953)
  10. Vietnam War (1962-1975)
  11. Gulf War (1990-1991)
  12. War in Afghanistan (2001-2014)
  13. Iraq War (2003-3011)


Knowitall Factoids by Month 

Knowitall has many types of media covering various subjects and topics. Each month's list of Factoids brings up content that relates to various holidays, celebrations, observances and events. Take a look now at what we have for June!

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