Environmental Awareness and Conservation in SC & Beyond, Part 1 is a self-paced, one-hour (20 renewal credits) course consisting of 12 video programs, most of which were produced by SCETV. The course is intended to increase educator’s awareness of environmental issues, promoting the understanding of biological diversity and ecology, explaining the importance of achieving a balance between nature and mankind to create a sustainable environment, and illustrating the diversity of the natural and cultural resources in South Carolina and the resulting global interconnections. Part 1 starts with a special program about climate change, which looks at this issue from a global perspective, and then takes us from our South Carolina coast to the midlands looking at interesting aspects our unique Palmetto state environment.
NOTE: Educators who have taken the 60 renewal credit course Natural History In and Out of Classroom with Rudy Mancke may take any of the other ETV Teacher Recertification environmental education and Natural History 20 renewal credit courses. The 20 renewal credit courses contain different content from the Natural History 60 renewal credit course.
This course is approved by the SC Department of Education for teachers holding SC teaching licenses to earn 20 renewal credits.