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08/11/2021

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Colleton & Hampton County 4H
01/14/2017

Colleton & Hampton County 4H

If you are interested in learning more about 4-H Livestock projects or want to learn how to judge livestock, check this out.

Space Tourism Posters
12/17/2016
Space Tourism Posters

Space Tourism Posters

Fourteen space travel posters of colorful, exotic space settings are now available free for downloading and printing.

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week
12/17/2016
National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

"National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is a health observance week for teens that aims to shatter the myths about drugs, alcohol, alcoholism and drug abuse. Through community-based events and activities on the Web, on TV, and through contests, NIDA and NIAAA is working to encourage teens to get...

NOAA Ocean Explorer: Animal Identification Guide
12/17/2016
NOAA Ocean Explorer: Animal Identification Guide

NOAA Ocean Explorer: Animal Identification Guide

OER’s Benthic Deepwater Animal Identification Guide is a collection of in situ images created from video frame grabs taken from Deep Discoverer (D2) remotely operated vehicle (ROV) video.  This pilot version of the guide serves as a taxonomic reference of deepwater animals encountered during D2 ROV…

Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com
12/17/2016
Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com

Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com

Powerful and fun resource for kids, exploring astronomy and other space related topics. Play games, learn through interactive applications, and much more.

Education World
12/17/2016
Education World

Education World

Education World® is the largest free, independent resource for educators.

Colleton & Hampton County 4H
07/20/2016

Colleton & Hampton County 4H

Looking for new ideas to update your lessons?

2016 Aviation Camp
06/23/2016

2016 Aviation Camp

Timeline Photos
06/08/2016

Timeline Photos

06/08/2016

WATERMELON FIELD DAY at EREC

A Watermelon Field Day will be held at the Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville, SC on July 14. The field day will begin with registration at 8:00 a.m. at the office complex at EREC. At 8:15 a.m. an indoor session will be held in the EREC auditorium.

Indoor Program Topics include:

SCWB and Association activities - Matthew Cornwell
Planting Watermelons Early Increases - Dr. Tony Keinath
Fusarium Wilt
Robotic Grafting of Watermelons - Dr. Richard Hassell
SC Watermelon Market - Jason Hanselman, NWPB


Following the indoor sessions we will go to the field to look at research projects and variety trials and continue discussions.

The field research tours will include:
Attracting Native Pollinators - Miriam Jenkins
Field Survey - Foliar Pathogens - Gabriel Rennberger
“Watermelon Fuels Athletes” - SCWA Queen Laura
Schurlknight
- Rob Paladino WTRMLN WTR™
Watermelon Grafting Trials - Gilbert Miller, Richard Hassell
Field Day Watermelon and Melon trial with 99 different varieties.
Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and Pesticide License credits will be offered.

Following the field tour, we will return to the EREC office complex for cold watermelons, lunch and further discussion.

You can also get more meeting details if needed and directions to the Edisto Station from any of the contacts: EREC - (803) 284-3343 Ext. 221, South Carolina Department of Agriculture-Matt Cornwell- (803) 734-0467 or your local County Agent.

Timeline Photos
06/08/2016

Timeline Photos

EdSurge
06/07/2016
EdSurge

EdSurge

Harvard Finds That Dreambox's Adaptive Tools Improve Test Scores

Awesome day at USC Salkehatchie! We hosted our first Mystery Robotic's Challenge. Eight teams from Blackville, Barnwell,...
05/13/2016

Awesome day at USC Salkehatchie! We hosted our first
Mystery Robotic's Challenge. Eight teams from Blackville, Barnwell, and Hampton competed for top honors. Hampton Team Kaden was Grand Champion, Macedonia Elementary won Core Values, Barnwell Team 4 won Highest Table Score, and Hampton Team 8 won Best Program & Design. Congratulations to all of the teams who participated.

Bamberg & Barnwell 4-H
05/02/2016

Bamberg & Barnwell 4-H

XtraMath
04/26/2016
XtraMath

XtraMath

Check out this Kickstarter campaign for a zombie-themed math board game. We are all for a variety of ways for kids to learn and practice math!

04/21/2016
Macedonia Elementary Girls Robotics Team

Hard work pays off. The girls' robotics team at Macedonia Elementary have worked on this mission all week and finally got it! Great Job girls, now the boys have two missions to catch up.

2016 Summer Workshops for TeachersSoutheastern Summer Nuclear Institute:What:  SSNI will feature nuclear science fundame...
04/21/2016
The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center

2016 Summer Workshops for Teachers

Southeastern Summer Nuclear Institute:

What: SSNI will feature nuclear science fundamentals,
information about career pathways,and tours of:
* Vogtle nuclear energy facility in Burke County, GA
including control room visits, simulator exercises,
meetings with nuclear power reactor personnel.
* Savannah River Site (SRS) near Aiken, SC including
radioactive waste management facilities and the
Savannah River National Laboratory.
* Augusta University overview of nuclear medicine
facilities and procedures.
When: June 15-16
Where: USC Aiken
Who: Middle and high school teachers from Georgia, South
Carolina and other states with interest in nuclear
technology applications and promoting student interest in
STEM related careers are invited to attend.
Purpose: To promote nuclear education and workforce
development in the southeast.
Free housing, meals and materials are included!

Registration Deadline is May 15, 2016 at: https://rpsec.usca.edu/
Workshops/ CNTA/SSNI2016.html
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2016 TREAT Workshop: 25 spaces available

What:Teaching Radiation Energy and Technology (TREAT)
Workshop sponsored by the Department of Energy,
Savannah River Operations Office (SRS), Aiken, SC
When: July 13-15
Where: USC Aiken
Who: The workshop is geared for middle school/high school
science and math teachers, but other teachers may apply.
Purpose: Information sharing on environmental radiation,
emergency preparedness, community development and
fundamentals of grant writing - and more.

Attendees receive a stipend for attending the workshop.

Contact de'Lisa Carrico at [email protected] for more information.
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RCNET Summer Institute:

What: 3-day professional development course designed to
introduce emerging technologies into your nuclear and
STEM curriculum, share best practices in student success,
and provide guidance on program expansion and
sustainability.
When/Where: June 9-11 in Asheville, NC or
August 1-3 in Idaho Falls, ID
Who: Secondary and post-secondary STEM and CTE educators,
college faculty, guidance counselors, career coaches, and
industry SMEs.
Apply online by May 2.

To learn more and apply for a stipend, go to
http://bit.ly/1RPsOHo or visit the RCNET website at GoNuke.org.
Spaces are limited and you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Contact RCNET Center Director Jo Ann Balsamo at [email protected] or at 772-462-7172.

The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center (RPSEC) is a cooperative effort by the University of South Carolina at Aiken, local industry, and public school districts in the Central Savannah River Area. The purpose of this effort is to establish a permanent program for enhancing science and mathematics…

South Carolina 4-H is honoring the legacy of former Senator Clementa Pinckney by instituting a 4-H Pinckney Leadership C...
04/16/2016

South Carolina 4-H is honoring the legacy of former Senator Clementa Pinckney by instituting a 4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference this summer June 26 through July 2nd at Clemson University. It is open to ALL YOUTH. They do not have to be a 4-Her. Registration fee is $100 and there are partial scholarships available. Please help us promote the program through your 4-Hers and Schools. We would like to get a good mix of youth from around SC. Due to the fact it is a pilot year we will only be taking 100 youth.
Thanks for your help in this new adventure.

Closing and Community Service Project.  Shared and led by AJA student Carey Herndon, students cut out pieces of denim to...
04/13/2016

Closing and Community Service Project. Shared and led by AJA student Carey Herndon, students cut out pieces of denim to make shoes for children in Africa. After our part is done, the materials will be sent to the company for soles to be attached and sewn together.

Youth Leadership is a program that is designed to teach students about the agencies and businesses in their county while developing leadership skills. Sixteen schools, public and private, from Allendale, Barnwell, Bamberg, Hampton, and Colleton Counties participate in this program.

To learn more about the Youth Leadership Program, contact Warren Chavous @ USC Salkehatchie. To learn more about the Sole Hope project, contact your local 4H agent or Clemson Extension office.

HOME | Vizwik
03/29/2016
HOME | Vizwik

HOME | Vizwik

We believe that everyone can develop digital literacy to make their own Mobile Apps, which is why we created Vizwik for everyone to freely use.

Check this site out to see if your students qualify for free books.
03/29/2016
Four Great Media Tools for Inclusive Classrooms

Check this site out to see if your students qualify for free books.

In my middle school, technology is a consistent part of every student and teacher’s daily routine. We are in the third year of using a Math curriculum that ha

Teachers and students participated in an indepth workshop for National Computer Science week's "Hour of Code".
03/11/2016

Teachers and students participated in an indepth workshop for National Computer Science week's "Hour of Code".

Through a partnership with Allendale County 4H, students programmed Mindstorm robots, compled an obstacle course with Sp...
03/11/2016

Through a partnership with Allendale County 4H, students programmed Mindstorm robots, compled an obstacle course with Spheros, studied water quality, and built sailboats for the Raingutter Regatta.

In March, all Youth Leadership groups from Allendale, Barnwell, Bamberg, Hampton and Colleton Counties visit the SC Stat...
03/11/2016

In March, all Youth Leadership groups from Allendale, Barnwell, Bamberg, Hampton and Colleton Counties visit the SC State House, State Museum, and visit the USC Columbia campus.

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