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Next Generation Science Standards, Social Studies (C3), Na Hapena A'o
Community Partners have been invited to share their mana’o (knowledge) for topics in this unit, as well as have been invited to see the end products of students’ planning and design.
How does our trash impact where we live [in Hawai’i]?
Students will understand that:
- Hawaii’s past helps us understand the present and make decisions about the future.
- The location of the Hawaiian Islands influences our access to resources, needs, culture, opportunities, and choices.
- Our actions are connected to people and places around us, so we have a responsibility to think about what our actions can do.
Learner Level Elementary
Primary Content Engineering, STEM, Technology