Science

Southern Cricket Frog

December 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Southern Cricket Frog

The southern cricket frog or southeastern cricket frog (Acris gryllus) is a small hylid frog native to the Southeastern United States.

ETV Carolinas Hosts Annual Science Bowl

April 23, 2019 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
ETV Carolinas Annual Science Bowl

Chatter can be heard throughout the hallways of ETV Carolinas as 5th-grade students excitedly make their way into the studio. They rush to their seats, surrounded by three studio cameras and studio lights shining down on their faces. This isn't a scene they're used to, but...

Celebrate Earth Day and the Arrival of Spring

April 2, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
NATURE “The Egg: Life’s Perfect Invention”

New Specials in April and May 2019 Include NATURE | American Spring LIVE , a Celebration of the Change in Seasons Across America ARLINGTON, VA; MARCH 27, 2019 -- Throughout April and beyond, PBS will celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring with programs that explore...

Buff-Bellied Hummingbird And Red-Naped Sapsucker | Expeditions Shorts

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Buff-Bellied Hummingbird

In south Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers a colorful hummingbird species normally associated with the tropics. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Florida Yellow Blatterwort | Expeditions Shorts

August 22, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Florida Yellow Blatterwort

Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains the trapping mechanism of the Florida yellow bladderwort in a visit to the Apalachicola National Forest. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Dall Sheep | Expeditions Shorts

August 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Dall Sheep

The dall sheep, a species native to Alaska, has specialized survival strategies depending on the time of the year, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (...

Birch Tundra | Expedition Shorts

August 8, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Birch Tundra

The tundra of Alaska lacks trees, but doesn’t lack other woody plant species, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Big Bend Tree Lizard | Expeditions Shorts

August 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Big Bend Tree Lizard

While travelling through the Trans-Pecos region of Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan encounters a small friendly lizard with unique traits. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Atlantic White Cedar and Burk's Pitcher Plants | Expeditions Shorts

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
 Burk's Pitcher Plants

Patrick revisits Apalachicola National Forest, and discusses the Atlantic White Cedar, which is unusually placed here since they are more prominent up in the Northern U.S. Northern Pitcher Plants, and Burk’s Pitcher Plants, several species of carnivorous plant, are found...

Metallic Wood-Boring Beetles

May 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Metallic Wood-Boring Beetle.

A Dorchester listener, walking in the park, spots an interesting insect...

SCETV Earth Day Programming includes Sea Change

April 19, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Beach

Earth Day is April 22, 2018. Upcoming SCETV programs explore how Earth’s climate system is changing. NOVA: Decoding the Weather Machine cuts through the confusion of climate change and SCETV's Sea Change shares the impact of sea level rise on the South Carolina's coast. Sea...

College of Charleston Professor Works to Save Coral Reefs

April 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Coral polyps on Molasses Reef, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

People picture coral reefs as bursting with color and teeming with a variety of undersea life, which many are. But their number is shrinking, says College of Charleston biologist Phil Dustan, because they are hyper-sensitive to temperature changes, and climate change is...

"Bill Nye: Science Guy" Documentary Airs on POV (Preview)

April 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Bill Nye the Science Guy

Many people today have a love and passion for science thanks to watching "Bill Nye the Science Guy" while they were young. The POV documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy follows the legendary science advocate and TV personality Bill Nye in his pursuit to ignite a passion among...

What is a Century Plant?

June 8, 2017 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Park
century plant with text

Many Columbians will recognize the large plant that seems to spill over onto Rosewood Drive. But the plant has seen more buzz recently, due to the fact that it currently resembles something out of a Dr. Seuss story. A giant stalk has started growing from the plant to the...

A is for Ace Basin

January 20, 2017 - Posted in Documentaries
A is for Ace Basin

A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, Wildlife Biologist, with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) talks about the Ace Basin.