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The Birth of an American Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A four-lesson unit focuses on American foreign policy in the late 1800s. Young historians examine primary source documents, conduct a WebQuest, and use a timeline activity to reflect on the impact of American imperialism in Cuba, Puerto...
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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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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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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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Various Industries to Help Hawaii's Economy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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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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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
Students evaluate leadership traits in 18th century Hawai'i and modern times. In this leadership skills lesson, students identify leadership traits and read the story of Ka’iana. Students monitor the leadership activities of a partner...
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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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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 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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Hawaii: State History

For Students 4th
For this Hawaii state history worksheet, 4th graders read three pages of state history then complete 10 true and false questions.
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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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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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Where in the World is Hawaii?

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Learners 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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World War II: Modern History of Hawaii

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students examine world geography by viewing a documentary film in class. In this World War II instructional activity, students discuss the role Hawaii played in the great battle and what type conflicts happened among the island chain....
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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this lesson, young scholars will examine Hawaii's issues of colonization, authority, authenticity and cultural identity, and understand the distinction between native and non-native Hawaiians. This lesson includes links to videos,...
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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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Hawaiian Islands Formation

For Students 8th
Sal explains the formation of Hawaii and the theories behind a formation of a boundary unrelated hot spot. He debates the concept that the hot spot is travelling along with the plate.
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Where Does Our Food Come From?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the state or country that a food product came from and locate it on a map. They identify products that are grown in Hawaii and the factors important in the location of economic activities.
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Northwest Connections

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students compare and contrast where they live in Hawaii to the Makah Indian Reservation in Neah Bay, Washington on the Olympic Peninsula, then make a Venn Diagram after hearing two stories dealing with the Trickster type characters of...
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Hawaii Cities Word Jumble

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Hawaii worksheet, students unscramble the letters in ten words to spell the names of cities in Hawaii. There is a word box to help.
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Hawaii

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders become knowledgeable about Hawaii the state and Hawaii the island. They also work on reading maps of the islands. They come to know the customs, climates and other fun little facts. They also come to know the eight islands.

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