South Carolina Teachers Guide
Clemson - the South Carolina Botanical Garden is a great place to visit, especially if you are learning about a plantís life cycle. The 250 acre area has azaleas, camellias, shrubs, conifers and many others.
Columbia - Take a walk on the wild side as you see the animals in their natural habitat. You can see demonstrations at the farm, daily feeding of the penguins and sea lions and diving demonstrations, at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
Mt. Pleasant - The Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum gives you and your students a glimpse into the past. You can see the WWII aircraft carrier, the USS Yorktown as well as the Savannah, the Laffey, the Clamagore and the Ingham.
If you are studying Native American history, take a field trip to Rock Hillís Catawba Cultural Center where you will learn about the heritage and culture of the Catawba Indians. There are tours and programs available by appointment.
State history teachers and their students can take a step back in time when they visit Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. There is a replica of a 17th century ship, reconstructed buildings and a zoo.
Teach your students about famous people from South Carolina so that they can learn characteristics of leaders and people that have changed the world.
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