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Earth Week and Beyond
Charles De Ville, Kapolei Middle

In depth collection of lessons and resources for Earth Week.

6, 7, 8 Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science
Electromagnetic Spectrum and Space Exploration
Jennifer Kuwahara, Mililani Middle

Identifying the composition of stars using the spectralines of their light.

8 Science, Space Science, Physics, Earth Science
Energy and Sustainability
Barbara Jean Kahawaii, Laie Elementary

How is my family using energy and what kinds of life-long changes can we make to ensure that that energy will be here for future generations.

6 Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science
Engineer a Bird Beak: Our Endemic Hawaiian Birds
Raedelle Van Fossen, Niu Valley Middle

Students go through the engineering design process to design a model of an endemic bird beak.

6, 7, 8 Science, Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Life Science
Generating and Measuring Earthquake Epicenters and Magnitudes
Thomas Lee, Wahiawa Middle

Students learn how to map earthquakes using geophones and sensitive recording instruments.

8 Science, Math, Earth Science, Physics
Hawaii's Endemic Birds: Keauhou Bird Conservation Center (KBCC) Discovery Forest Bundle
Melany Chapin, Keaau Middle

This presentation provides information on native and non native species in Hawai‘i. The effects of introduced organisms on endemic forsts is covered. There are student prompts that accompany the presentation.

6, 7, 8 Science, Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Life Science
Ilima Water Quality Challenge
Randall Shinn, Ilima Intermediate

Description of lesson for water quality including day by day plans.

7 Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science
Kaneohe Watershed Study
Lorie Javier, King Intermediate

Lesson plan for Kaneohe Watershed Water quality study.

6, 7, 8 Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Earth Science
King Intermediate - Sustainability Initiative
Lorie Javier, King Intermediate

Sustainability Workshop.

8 Science, Environmental Science, Earth Science
Kukui Nut Oil Lab
Atkins, Unknown

Properties of Matter - A Closer Look into the Importance of Kukui Nut Oil.

6, 7, 8 Science, Social Studies, Earth Science, Environemental Science, Agriculture
Photosynthesis Unit
Melany Chapin, Keaau Middle

This collection of lessons is part of a larger unit focused on Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems. Students are introduced to photosynthesis through a phenomena, demonstrations and investigations. Students are provided opportunities to deepen understanding through five lessons culminating with the “Great CO2 Race” investigation and an engineering challenge. Several extensions and differentiated learning opportunities are also provided.

The lessons were developed for 70 minute classes.

Science - 7th grade
Math - 7th and 8th grade

7, 8 Science, Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Life Science, Agriculture
Planet Destination
Faith Medley, Iao Intermediate

The students will be learning specific characteristics about planets through research. They must then take that information and develop a vacation package to the planet and will present it in the form of a power point presentation to the class. Students must include all research information and present it as a sales promotion.

8 Science, Space Science, Earth Science
Solar System Project
Gayle Anbe, Ilima Intermediate

Solar system project with worksheets and rubric.

8 Science, Earth Science, Space Science
Tsunamis and Water Quality
Lorie Javier, King Intermediate

Lesson plan for Environmental Impact of Tsunamis.

8 Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Earth Science
Water Challenge Tutorial and Guide
Unknown, STEM Pre-Academy

How to use the water filtration Backpack.

6, 7, 8 Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science
Water Quality Survey
Harvey Llantero, Washington Middle

Water Quality Survey.

8 Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science
Watershed Lesson
Cleve Hamasaki, Aiea Intermediate

Lessons and activities for a Watershed activity.

7 Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science