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Hawaii: A Stolen Star

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Explore the islands of Hawaii. Investigate Hawaiian culture and compare their personal traditions to Hawaiian traditions. They locate Hawaii on a map and research the history of Hawaii.
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Comparing Cultures: Hawaii and Japan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Children around the world may have cultural differences, yet it is an important reminder that they also have many similarities! Designed for a class of first-graders in Hawaii, this library research project has learners compare and...
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Oceans: Hawaii

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Over 1,000 different species of fish are native to the Hawaiian Islands! Voyage under the sea for some magnificent close ups. Then take a trip to the sandy shores to learn about the monk seals, who were nearly forced into extinction in...
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Annexation of Hawaii

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Once an independent nation, Hawaii became part of the United States only after a business-sponsored coup of its queen. After examining newspapers from the 1890s, learners consider whether native Hawaiians wished to become Americans at...
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Hawaii's Sandy Shores

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Investigate Hawaii's sandy shore ecosystem! Start by creating a vocabulary list and having your class complete a KWL chart. Next, pass out the "I think of" sheet. Each learner will then choose a word from a beach bucket and add it to...
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This Phenomenon Only Happens in Hawaii ... and Cuba, Nigeria, Indonesia, Peru, Sudan, Laos and…

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do Hawaii, Nigeria, and Peru have in common? Each of these locations, plus many others, get to see the subsolar point! But, what is it? A video from a comprehensive physics playlist puts the phenomenon at the forefront by explaining...
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Hawaii: Art and Its People

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the cultural history of Hawaii and experience the visual art of printmaking, papermaking and sculpture as incorporated into the ancient Hawaiian art of Petroglyphs, Kapa, and Woodcarving.
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Various Industries to Help Hawaii's Economy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify various industries in Hawaii and where those products/services are exported to. They create a timeline which highlights important dates and events of those different industries. Finally, they identify on a map places...
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Where in the World is Hawaii?

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students compare a globe and a two-dimensional world map and explore how they both represent the planet Earth. They locate the Hawaiian Islands on the globe or the world map and describe how the geographical position is unique.
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Why is Hawaii's Ocean Important?

For Students 3rd - 5th
Studying the oceans? Focus on Hawaii's ocean with a resource packed with activity-based worksheets. Everything from products that come from the ocean to the abundance of plants and animals that call the ocean their home, Hawaii's ocean...
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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this instructional activity, high schoolers will examine Hawaii's issues of colonization, authority, authenticity and cultural identity, and understand the distinction between native and non-native Hawaiians. This instructional...
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Scarcity of Land Throughout the World and in Hawaii

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the importance of "land." They review the four types of land classification--urban, rural, agricultural and conservation--and participate in an activity involving an apple that demonstrates the use of land in...
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Every Day Edit - Hawaii, American's 50th State

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing worksheet, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Hawaii. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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Endangered Animals: Hawaii

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars locate regions in Hawaii where specific endangered animals live. They describe habitats, identify reasons why the species has become endangered, consider how a healthy environment for wildlife contributes to a healthy...
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An Untold Triumph

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine and analyze the history and experience of Filipinos in Hawaii and California. They identify the contributions of Filipino Americans to the US war effort in World War II, and analyze the many causes that led to...
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Fresh Water and land of Kiribati and Hawaii (Molokai)

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the islands of Hawaii. Using this information, they organize it and create a map or graph that represents the data. As a class, they discuss how the watersheds on the islands are different and how people react to...
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Ka'ianaa'ahu'ulu: A Leader of Hawai'i

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars evaluate leadership traits in 18th century Hawai'i and modern times. In this leadership skills lesson plan, students identify leadership traits and read the story of Ka’iana. Young scholars monitor the leadership...
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The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian Islands

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How are the Hawaiian Islands different from other island chains? Discover the surprising geologic history of Hawaii with a video from a cool physics playlist. The narrator takes a hike with some geologists and discusses mantle plume...
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Life Cycle of Hawaii's Honu

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students simulate the life cycle of Hawaii's Honu. In this Science lesson, students act out the life cycle of the Hawaiian sea turtle. Students determine and play the roles of prey and predator.
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Hawaii State Quarter

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this online interactive Hawaii quarter worksheet, students examine a Hawaii quarter picture and answer 4 questions regarding it. This worksheet may be printed for classroom use.
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For Teachers Pre-K - K
Pupils read books, play with beach balls, draw sea shells, and more to learn about Hawaii. In this Hawaii lesson plan, students also make sand footprints and tissue paper leis.
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Hawaii No Ka Oi!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Aloha! Young travel agents research Hawaii and then create a travel brochure and itinerary for a trip to the Hawaiian islands. Following a given list of criteria, pairs use the Internet to design a trip for a family of four, develop a...
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Compare and Contrast: Amazing States

For Students 3rd - 4th
After reading a selection titled, "Amazing State," young readers practice comparing and contrasting Hawaii and Rhode Island. They circle the parts of the selection that tell how the states are alike and underlining the parts that are...
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Natural Selection: Exploring the 'Ohi'a Common Garden

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine natural variation by visiting the Ohi'a Common Garden in Volcano, Hawaii. In this natural selection lesson, 7th graders study background information about phenotypes, genotypes, and phenotypic plasticity before...

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