Dive Into A World of Wonder With Our Outdoor Programs

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Project Info

Project Description

May 2024 – Attention, teachers! Are you ready to lead your students on an extraordinary educational journey? Join us at Hawai’i Nature Center for an unforgettable journey into the heart of nature. Hawai’i Nature Center’s outdoor programs promote environmental stewardship and are relevant to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Starting September through mid-December for an enriching fall semester adventure in which each session, carefully crafted to accommodate a 30-minute lunch break, ensures an uninterrupted learning experience.

Hawai’i Nature Center provides hands-on learning experience that fosters a deeper appreciation for the environment. Through games, crafts, and outdoor activities, students will develop lifelong skills and memories while forging connections with the natural world.

GRADE 1: Introduction to Plants, Animals & Healthy Habitats 9 am-12:30 pm (808-457-0360)
Explore different habitats in Makiki Valley including meadow, stream, and forest with emphasis on survival needs, food chains, and stream life.

GRADE 2: Cycles in Nature 9 am – 12:30 pm, Makiki Valley (808-457-0387)
Examine the importance of five main cycles in nature (plant and animal life cycles, nutrient, gas and water cycles) while hiking, stream fishing and hunting for decomposers. Discover how cycles are interconnected and how humans are a part.

GRADE 3: Discovering Wetlands at Honouliuli National Wildlife Refuge 9 am – 12:30 pm (September 2024-January 2025) (808-457-0405, 808-457-0336)
Learn about wetlands in ‘Ewa and how adaptation, interdependence and dispersal play key roles in this ecosystem. Discover the threats to endangered Hawaiian wetland birds and how conservation efforts are enabling their survival.

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