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Hawaiian Students Pages

Tsunami Units

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Tsunami – 4th Grade
Lessons 1-6

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The unit explores how tsunami waves form and move, and why we should know about them. The unit culminates in a student-designed tsunami awareness campaign.

Tsunami Appendices

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Hawaiian Islands

Tsunami History Historic Timeline

Tsunami Survivor Stories

School Maps

Pacific

Paleotsunami Evidence

Tsunamis from Japan

Pacific Northwest

Papa 4

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Ka Mokuna Huliau

Ka Mana ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi - Nā ʻAoʻao Haumāna

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Tsunamis – 9th Grade
Lessons 1-5

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The unit challenges students to explore how we use the tools of science to help us predict the potential impact of a tsunami in our community. The unit encourages students to solve problems, think critically, and write effectively.

Papa 9

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Ka Mokuna Kai Eʻe, Ka Mana ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi - Nā ʻAoʻao Haumāna

Climate Change Units

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Climate Change – 6th Grade
Lessons 1-6

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The unit engages students in a complex topic exploring the connections between our energy use and climate change. This unit focuses on sea level rise in Hawaiʻi and actions that students can take today to reduce their carbon footprints.

Climate Change Appendices

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  1. Hawaiʻi’s Changing Climate Briefing Sheet 2010, SOEST, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  2. Climate Change Indicators in the United States - EPA
  3. Climate Change and Pacific Islands: Indicators and Impacts.
    2012 Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment
  4. Tsunami Survivor Interview Protocol - High-quality Video Interviews, PTMuseum

Papa 6

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Ka Mokuna Huliau

Ka Mana ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi - Nā ʻAoʻao Haumāna

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Climate Change – Sea Rise: 8th Grade
Lessons 1-5

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The unit challenges students to explore different aspects of climate change and sea level rise and relate it back to their local island communities. Students investigate how clues from our past and tools of the present can help us to prepare for future sea level rise in the Islands.

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Ka Mokuna Huliau

Ka Mana ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi - Nā ʻAoʻao Haumāna