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Sand Explorations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students experiment with different samples of sand from Maui leeward and windward beaches. They create a sand map to suggest at least one contributing factor for the formation of each beach sample. They test the samples to determine...
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Canoe and Kayak

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students explore canoes and kayaks. For this canoe and kayak lesson, students research the history, parts, and sport of the canoe and kayak.  Students then practice how to use a paddle for each boat, and go on a field trip in order to...
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Taking Notes

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
When you ask your students to take notes during class, do they really know what you mean? Are they taking the right kind of notes and using their time effectively? Make sure they are by offering this handout, a comprehensive guide and...
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Wind Effects- A Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore hurricanes.  In this weather data interpretation lesson, students draw conclusions about the impact of Hurricane Floyd as it related to weather conditions. Students read and interpret a tide data table, a barometric...
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You Can Die Here

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine Death Valley including the amount of precipitation and winds that it gets.  In this climate based lesson students explain the reasons for the amount of precipitation and windward patterns in Death Valley.
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Can The Radon Problem Be Fixed?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop their own solutions to the problem of radon. They share their solutions with the class and if possible carried out. They identify the health issues related to radon.
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Tangrams

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students construct tangram pieces. Then they make observations and explore patterns with the pieces.
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Seasons and Weather

For Students 6th - 8th
Investigate seasons and weather through this text-companion learning exercise. Learners read about changing seasons and what causes weather patterns, taking notes and answering 6 short-answer comprehension questions as they read the...
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Climate and Topography, What Is the Connection?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study Neumann's world continent map and explore topography and climate.
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The 8 Realms - Hawaiian Vegetation Divisions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study the attributes of the 8 realms of Hawaiian vegetation. In this Hawaiian vegetation lesson, students read project cards to determine the elevation, rainfall, and organisms that live in each realm. They make a poster that...
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Growing a Lawn

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students research plant growth. In this plant growth lesson, students explore the needs of plants. Students compare and contrast grass and broadleaf plants and grow a miniature lawn in a cup of soil. Resources are provided.
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Windbreakers; Earth Science, Topography, Weather

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students consider how topography affects weather and human activity. Students simulate a mountain range and observe surrounding wind patterns.
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Anguilla: An Island Economy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students role play a potential investor and prepare a position paper concerning possible investment opportunities in the Caribbean--specifically, the island of Anguilla. They read a variety of articles as they complete research needed to...
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Poetry Slam

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders write a poem and participate in a poetry slam.
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Wind Surge: Interactive On-line Mac and PC

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the influence of the end wall. They find a basin size and wind speed such that a given wall height is overtopped. Then, increase the wall elevation until overtopping stops. Students explain the difference in results.
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Seasons and Weather

For Students 8th - 9th
In this seasons and weather worksheet, students take notes in a graphic organizer as they read several passages, then answer six comprehension questions.
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Lesson 6: Paniolo Country Grazers in the Dry Forest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore grazing animals in a dry forest. In this science lesson, students act out the role of a grazer in the dry forest. Students cut their growing lawn and observe what happens after being cut. Students explore differences...
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What is a Dry Forest?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore the importance of the dry forest. In this science lesson, students discuss the history of dry forests and changes that have occurred due to human interaction. Students create a map showing the historical range of the dry...
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Ecosystems of Southern California

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research the ecosystems of Southern California. In this biology lesson, students create presentations to demonstrate the biodiversity of their state. Students create a power point presentation for the class, which includes...
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Block It Game

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students use problem solving strategies such as guess and check and visualization to play the game. They use mental mathematics to decide on the placement of pattern blocks and look for patterns.
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Tangrams

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Pupils construct the tangram pieces from a square paper by following directions to fold and cut. They make observations on the pieces formed and compare how they are related to each other. They explore patterns and shapes with the...
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Can the Radon Problem Be Fixed?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars devise the solutions to the radon problem. They consider how radon enters homes and the air flow patterns within them while focusing on the fact that the ultimate source of radon is the rocks and soils under the house....

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