Lesson

ʻIke Kālai Waʻa: Canoe Innovation in the Pacific

Students will explore why people sailed across the vast Pacific Ocean, how canoes were built, and how the design of single and double hull canoes (i.e. Hōkūleʻa) evolved.

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Grades:
6 7 8 InformalEducation
Topics:
ArchaeologyOceanographyTechnologyEngineering
Learning Time:
multi-session
Museum Connections:
PacificHall HawaiianHall CulturalCollections HawaiiAlive
Standards:
6-8.WHST.1 6-8.WHST.2 MS-PS2.A MS-ETS1.A MS-ETS1.B GLO-3 GLO-4 GLO-6 IkeOlelo IkeMauliLahui IkeHonua SC.6.2.2 SC.6.7.1 SC.8.2.1
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